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14 December 2016
Homelessness in the UK has reached epidemic proportions. Homelessness in Doncaster is no worse than other towns but a few enterprising folk have set up a tent city to protect the town's homeless.
12 December 2016
130 Doncaster waste transfer workers struck on 12 December over a 'draconian' management style and the victimisation and sacking of two colleagues.
15 April 2016
With the imminent closure of Doncaster Women's Aid, some women are 'fighting for their lives'
23 March 2016
I felt I had little support from the academy I attended, including an inconsistent level of care which did not meet any of my required needs.
4 September 2015
The council wanted to force nearly 300 workers onto new contracts
15 July 2015
As people live longer, more and more are likely to need care services when they get older, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham Socialist Party.
28 April 2015
Who are the TUSCs? Not career politicians but nurses, teachers, rail workers, firefighters, low-paid young workers ...
13 March 2015
An email trail of memos reveals cold-hearted calculations to force through a cost-cutting project
28 January 2015
NHS strike suspended: As we go to press, the NHS strike due to take place on 29 February over pay has been suspended following an offer from the employer
21 January 2015
Don't just boo the main parties, dig deep to help fund the socialist alternative.
27 November 2014
After 90 days of strike action since February, Doncaster Care UK Unison members voted to accept the company's pay offer
12 November 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers are to ballot on an offer after 90 strike days over 10 months
20 October 2014
Care UK workers finished the last week of their most recent 3-week strike action with a bang
15 October 2014
Doncaster Care UK strikers celebrated their 81st day of strike action on Friday 10 October with an overnight sleep-out outside the company offices followed by an indoor solidarity rally
8 October 2014
A national day of action is due to take place on Friday 10 October on Doncaster Care UK workers' 81st day of strike action against 35% pay cuts
1 October 2014
On 29 September a further three weeks' strike action started
24 September 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers in the Unison union, who were last year transferred from the NHS with 35% pay cuts, will start their next 21 days of strike action at 7am on 29 September
10 September 2014
Dave Honeybone, lead Unison steward at Doncaster Care UK, spoke to the Socialist about the latest developments in their pay strike
3 September 2014
Ukip's bandwagon is coming to town. This rotting carcass of bigotry and filth no longer presents itself as the friendly racist at the country pub
3 September 2014
As we go to press, having already taken 48 days of strike action, Doncaster Care UK workers are in the second week of their current three week strike, writes Alistair Tice.
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