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From The Socialist newspaper, 24 September 2014

Workplace news in brief

Fast Food Rights supporters demonstrate outside Labour's national conference

Fast Food Rights supporters demonstrate outside Labour's national conference   (Click to enlarge)

10 an hour now!

Fast Food Rights campaign supporters, spearheaded by the BFAWU bakers' union, demonstrated outside Labour's national conference in Manchester demanding the banning of zero-hour contracts and the introduction of a universal 10 an hour minimum wage


Tube overtime ban

RMT members working at London Underground (LU) stations will start an overtime ban on 24 September in opposition to mayor Boris Johnson's decimation of jobs and services on the tube.

Despite months of discussions between RMT and London Underground, and two rounds of strikes so far, major job cuts and downgrading is still planned.

Every ticket office is due to close by the end of 2015.

The RMT has threatened more strike action if the cuts aren't withdrawn.


Arriva Trains Wales

Drivers working for Arriva Trains Wales will strike for 24 hours on 26 September over the misuse of disciplinary procedures. The strike, involving Aslef and RMT members, will start at midnight.

An Aslef member

RMT election

Mick Cash has been elected as the new RMT general secretary. The election was held following the death of union leader Bob Crow in March.

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Labour to continue austerity offensive

Climate change: Summit for nothing

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Them & Us


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After Scotland revolt: all capitalist parties in crisis

Scotland Poll: Electric mood among YES supporters


International socialist news and analysis

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West Midlands fire engine cuts

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Tenants threatened by 'feudal lord'

Global day of eco action

Round up: Socialist Students at the freshers fairs


Socialist Party comments and reviews

The struggle for decent social care - a personal account

Tony Benn: Will and testament

Obvious Child

Skylight

Front row fury


 

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