Reports and Campaigns
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Reports and campaigns:
11 February 2009
Steve Acheson, blacklisted electrician, and a member of Unite, distributed this leaflet at the construction engineering shop stewards' meeting on 9 February...
14 January 2009
On 8 January, about 40 people turned up to protest outside the headquarters in Greenwich of the cleaning company ISS, writes Chris Newby.
3 December 2008
IT'S ALL systems go at the Northampton comprehensive school where I work. The landscaping is being finished off and men in boiler suits haunt the corridors and stairwells, writes A school teacher, Northampton.
5 November 2008
In the build up to Socialism 2008 we have leafleted workplaces, colleges, shopping centres and stations all over London, writes Paula Mitchell, London Socialist Party secretary.
17 September 2008
SIXTEEN train cleaners, members of the RMT, have been involved in a one-day strike for better pay and conditions at Swansea's High Street railway station. Alec Thraves spoke to RMT rep Ian Fynch on the picket line.
2 July 2008
Street cleaners in the London Borough of Waltham Forest are still having problems with Kier, who have taken over the contract from the council (see The Socialist 537)...
2 July 2008
700 RMT members working for four cleaning sub-contractors on London Underground went on 24-hour strike on 26 June...
28 May 2008
Tube cleaners ballot for action, Insult to postal workers: Cleaners working for private contractors on London Underground are balloting for strike action over pay and conditions...
1 November 2007
A domestic team supervisor at an East Midlands hospital told the socialist what lies behind the headlines in today's NHS....
25 October 2007
NHS demonstration March 3rd 2007, photo Paul Mattsson
17 November 2005
THEY WORK at the House of Commons, but they earn only £5.20 an hour, receive no sick pay, no pension and poor holiday entitlement...
28 April 2005
GETTING PRESS publicity in election campaigns can be very frustrating, since the Socialist Party largely gets cut out of the media...
3 April 2004
A MASSIVE rise in reported cases of the 'superbug' MRSA in children must be a cause for concern to everyone...
28 February 2004
Manchester electricians: FOR NEARLY 40 weeks, electricians (members of EPIU-TGWU) in Manchester, illegally sacked by cowboy construction company DAF Electrical, have been on strike demanding reinstatement...
14 June 2003
Low paid workers at Whipps Cross hospital, east London voted for a further three days strike action at a mass meeting on 9 June...
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