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21 November 2018
General election now to reverse welfare attacks: Universal Credit claimants are being pushed into serious mental health problems, with some even considering suicide, according to public health researchers in the North East.
31 October 2018
Housing in Britain is in crisis. Bailiffs were called to a house in Hove on 26 October after the tenant - struggling to get by on Universal Credit - fell into rent arrears.
26 September 2018
Workers in McDonald's, TGI Fridays and Wetherspoon are fighting low pay.
22 August 2018
In early August, cleaners at Kensington and Chelsea council and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) took three days strike against poverty pay
4 July 2018
It's onw world for the super-rich and another for the rest of us. Profits for the bosses,slanders for firefighters; workers need 27% raise, bosses double wealth
20 June 2018
On 14 June senior managers in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) caved in to the PCS civil servants' union's demands that they pay the contractual 'employee deal' pay rise on time in July.
6 June 2018
This year, 7 June marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the strike by women sewing machinists at Ford Dagenham in east London.
23 May 2018
The full effects of Tory policies, both economic and social, are being felt in Leicester, as sweatshop conditions and shocking illegal levels of pay persist in 2018.
23 May 2018
Workers at TGI Fridays restaurants in Milton Keynes and Covent Garden, London, were on strike for the first time ever on 18 May
2 May 2018
Workers in Sainsbury's and Asda were shocked to hear on Saturday 28 April that their employers were at an advanced level of merger talks, confirmed as a deal agreed on the morning of 30 April.
11 April 2018
Figures released by 10,000 large companies reveal what most of us already knew: there is a huge gender pay gap in Britain. The median across the firms is 9.8% - but some had gaps of over 70%
28 March 2018
A group of migrant cleaners - members of the United Voices of the World union - have won a historic victory at the Daily Mail, writes United Voices of the World.
21 March 2018
Workers building the Hinkley C nuclear power plant in Somerset have won back unpaid wages after more than 500 staged a two-day sit-in protest
14 March 2018
Supermarket Sainsbury's announced on 6 March that it will increase the wages of its 130,000 store workers.
14 March 2018
After congratulating themselves on nominally bringing the British state's finances out of the red - by plundering working class purses - the Tories sat down to vote on cutting provision of school meals and childcare.
9 March 2018
NHS workers have reacted angrily to a Guardian headline: "NHS staff offered 6.5% pay rise over three years if they forfeit day's holiday"
7 February 2018
Non-fiction: Our Revolution: This book 'Our Revolution' by Bernie Sanders is a bestseller which charts his campaign for the Democratic nomination. He is scrupulous in making it clear it was grassroots activists that made this possible.
17 January 2018
Construction workers on the Ferrybridge multi-fuel project in West Yorkshire stopped work on 12 January because workers' reported that wages had not been paid into their bank accounts
10 January 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
3 January 2018
Nationalise rail now!: Rail companies are ringing in the new year by inflicting yet more misery on long-suffering commuters.
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