Reports and Campaigns
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10 July 2013
The chief executive of the salary-slashing firm Equinox Care, Bill Puddicombe, verbally abused Unite members leafleting a conference in Lewisham, south London on 2 July
19 June 2013
On 2-6 June, Plymouth hosted the annual GMB union conference. Socialist Party members, who set up a stall outside, were generally met with a very positive response from GMB delegates
10 April 2013
Iain Duncan Smith, who claimed he could live on the Jobseeker's Allowance pittance of £53 a week, is the architect of the latest assault on disabled people...
20 March 2013
HCA strike: Unite Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) members (Housing Workers Branch) will be on strike on 20 March against a pay offer that has resulted in unprecedented anger and disgust among members
5 September 2012
HMRC jobs deal: In the current climate of cuts and attacks on working and living conditions, PCS members in HMRC have been able to secure significant agreement from their employer on jobs, privatisation and sickness absence policy
4 September 2012
Workers at Remploy's two healthcare factories - Chesterfield and Springburn, Glasgow - started a week's strike on Monday 3rd September
3 September 2012
The first of a four day strike at Remploy Springburn in Glasgow was absolutely solid. Only one staff member crossed the picket line, a HR manager who sneaked in early.
29 August 2012
Millions are watching the 2012 Paralympics. The Games aim to inspire young disabled people to take up sport and compete at the highest level
23 August 2012
Updated 16:30pm - Video added
8 August 2012
Remploy: Workers at the Remploy factories fighting closure called off their 6 August strike in favour of workplace meetings to discuss further action including demonstrations in London and other cities...
3 August 2012
Remploy Consortium of trade unions met on 2nd August to discuss the industrial action being taken across Remploy
26 July 2012
The second day of strike action at the Leeds Remploy factory saw large numbers of pickets once again.
Posting updated 27.7.12
25 July 2012
Save our factories!: On 19 July, workers at Remploy factories across the country came out on strike to defend their workplaces and their jobs...
20 July 2012
Thirty Remploy workers formed a confident picket line across two entrances of the biggest Remploy factory in London
18 July 2012
For months the Con-Dem government have stated their intention to close 36 out of 54 Remploy factories across the UK, writes Rob Williams.
18 July 2012
The Welsh government has announced with much fanfare, a scheme to support Remploy workers made redundant by the Con-Dems' factory closure programme
5 July 2012
Members of GMB and Unite employed by Remploy in 54 factories across the country have voted by an overwhelming majority to take part in strikes and other industrial action to protest against the closure of the Remploy factories and disabled workers being forced into unemployment
9 May 2012
Tory Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has claimed that disabled Remploy workers are "not doing any work...", writes Pat Atkinson, Unite LE 1111 branch.
24 April 2012
"Maria Miller, factory killer!" was the chant heard outside DWP (Department of Work & Pensions) as Remploy workers took their campaign against factory closures to central London...
23 April 2012
On Friday 20 April hundreds of Remploy workers and members of the public gathered in Sheffield to show their opposition to the government's plans to close Remploy factories
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