Reports and Campaigns
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24 January 2018
Picketers and their supporters demonstrated outside Birmingham council house on 20 January. Socialist Party and Socialist Students members joined over 100 people gathered at Victoria square to stand up to the latest council attacks against the homecare workers.
16 January 2018
Birmingham home care staff will be striking on 20 February against their employer - a Labour council
9 August 2017
Since the NHS began outsourcing care services to private companies and charities, wages and conditions for carers, support workers and healthcare assistants have been squeezed.
5 April 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including top bosses' wages, luxury goods and licence fees.
14 October 2015
Our NHS is ill. Its health is worsening. Like someone with cancer, symptoms appear in different parts of its body although it just gets by day to day.
29 July 2015
Millionaire health minister Jeremy Hunt has reneged on the Tories' election promise to cap social care costs for over 65s, writes Simon Carter.
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.
30 April 2015
Unite members working for Bromley council have begun a big escalation of the strike campaign launched to defend workers' rights and fight off mass privatisation, writes Socialist Party members in Bromley.
11 March 2015
Southampton care homes protest: Residents' carers, workers and supporters gathered in Shirley precinct in Southampton on 7 March to rally support for Woodside Lodge and other day services and care homes under threat from the Labour council
21 January 2015
Underpaid: Prime Minister David Cameron reckons he's getting tough with employers who pay below the statutory minimum wage of £6.50 an hour to their workers
3 December 2014
Home care crisis: A new report by former care minister Paul Burstow has slammed the home care system in England as putting people at risk because of underfunding and the exploitation of care workers
12 November 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers are to ballot on an offer after 90 strike days over 10 months
12 November 2014
Low wage Britain: Five million workers in Britain are on low pay. I'm one of them
5 November 2014
London buses: London bus drivers in the Unite union have voted in a consultative ballot by 96% in favour of taking industrial action over sector-wide pay
1 October 2014
On 29 September a further three weeks' strike action started
12 August 2014
"We're Yorkshire folk, we're like a dog with a bone. We won't give up, we'll never surrender."
14 May 2014
Care workers who were transferred to working for Grwp Gwalia two years ago are striking to retain their terms and conditions
8 May 2014
Hands went up to volunteer to join the Doncaster Care UK strike committee
7 May 2014
For-profit companies don't care: Yet another exposť into the abuse of elderly people hit the headlines. BBC's Panorama broadcast the latest in a string of shocking video evidence of direct abuse and neglect within care homes.
8 April 2014
Doncaster Care UK workers have taken a further two days of strike action, fighting NHS privatisation and pay cuts
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