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5 January 2001
OVER 5,000 Hackney council workers across dozens of separate workplaces came out on strike on 20 December against draconian cuts to jobs and services, writes Bill Mullins, Socialist Party Industrial Organiser.
15 December 2000
IN A magnificent show of solidarity, Hackney council workers have voted, overwhelmingly, to take strike action, writes Chris Newby.
8 December 2000
HACKNEY'S COMMUNITY Conference on Sunday 3 December was an excellent opportunity to develop the campaign against the council attacks on jobs and services, writes Chris Newby.
24 November 2000
HACKNEY COUNCIL is out of control. Confidential documents to be put to the council's Finance and Policy committee on 4 December show that there is a projected overspend of £76 million by March 2001 and...
24 November 2000
HACKNEY COUNCIL workers were so outraged by the speech of Mad Max Caller, chief executive of Hackney council, that some of them tried to pull him off the stage of the Hackney Empire at the 21 November mass meeting, writes Bill Mullins.
10 November 2000
TGWU UNION members and building workers in Hackney are to ballot for industrial action after the Labour-Tory council agreed cuts of £4 million on 6 November, writes Chris Newby.
3 November 2000
Councillors drag Hackney into backruptcy while government owes £50 million: NEW LABOUR has gone further than the hated Tories in their pursuit of 'free-market' policies, forcing councils across Britain to privatise services and slash the pay and conditions of council workers...
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