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5 October 2016
Workers at the warehouse of fashion retailer Asos are unable take toilet or drink breaks, in fear of not meeting targets. Due to the pressure, one worker began experiencing panic attacks. This resulted in the termination of her employment.
13 September 2016
Labour suffered a shock council byelection defeat that was seized upon by Labour's right to say Jeremy Corbyn is unelectable.
9 March 2016
In January, Tory prime minister David Cameron announced the government would bulldoze so-called sink estates to eradicate 'anti-social behaviour' and 'bad parenting'. A council house tenant challenges his caricature and explains what life on her estate is really like.
10 June 2015
Chesterfield: Disability, school crossing and other anti-cuts campaigners marched alongside people from Rethink Mental Illness and Our Vision Our Future self-advocacy groups to fight Tory cuts that are passed on by the local Labour council, writes Elaine Evans.
2 February 2015
Around 160 Barnsley College teaching staff have taken another 3 days of strike action
26 November 2014
UCU members at Barnsley College began a two-day strike on 26 November
18 June 2014
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) campaign in Yorkshire was a success before a single vote was cast
28 May 2014
The vote tally for the 560 local election and mayoral Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition no-cuts candidates in the 22 May elections is 68,031
14 May 2014
South Yorkshire's Freedom Riders win a victory in campaign to get back travel concessions
7 May 2014
Elderly and disabled people in South Yorkshire are still catching trains and refusing to pay. We've now held five 'Freedom Ride' protests
2 April 2014
Elderly and disabled people took part in Freedom Ride on 31st March, catching trains to Meadowhall
20 November 2013
On 12 November I was part of the lobby that met in the House of Commons prior to the vote on Labour's motion to scrap the bedroom tax
3 March 2012
Stagecoach South Yorkshire bus drivers in Barnsley and Rotherham have won a significant victory in their fight for higher pay
8 February 2012
It was -15C. Bus drivers started picketing in Rotherham at 4.30am, on their 11th strike day
30 January 2012
Stagecoach South Yorkshire bus drivers, members of the union Unite, have stepped up their action in the fight to improve their wages
16 January 2012
Stagecoach bus drivers in Barnsley and Rotherham, members of the Unite trade union, took their eight day of strike action on Monday 16th January in pursuit of their pay claim for £9.50 an hour...
12 October 2011
Pensions: The National Pensioners Convention is launching a Rights in Retirement campaign week from 24 to 29 October 2011, writes Terry Pearce
22 June 2011
UCU members at Barnsley College were on strike on 17 June against attacks by bullying management that could see a quarter of the academic staff lose their jobs, writes Ian Pattison, Yorkshire Socialist Party.
9 March 2011
"The voters here in Barnsley have given me and the Lib Dems a kicking", admitted candidate Dominic Carman after coming sixth and losing his deposit in the Barnsley Central by-election on 3 March, writes Alistair Tice.
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