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16 May 2018
You know the squeeze in the public sector is coming to a crunch when workers for an organisation that was set up to try to prevent strikes walk out on strike themselves. But that was precisely what happened as conciliators at Acas took strike action on 11 May.
2 May 2018
Leeds council has withdrawn escorted transport funding for young people aged 16 and over with special educational needs and disabilities. Parents and students, alongside Unite Community members, gathered on the steps of Leeds Town Hall on 28 April to protest.
18 April 2018
"We would like to express our thanks to your paper for its coverage of our campaign"
4 April 2018
Bosses plan to transfer staff including estates, facilities, domestic, cleaning, portering and others into trust-owned private companies
24 January 2018
Labour-run Leeds council appears to have retreated in the face of mass community opposition
24 January 2018
Reps and activists from five Usdaw branches came to a public meeting in Leeds held to promote the election campaign of Broad Left candidate for Usdaw president, and Socialist Party member, Amy Murphy on 17 January.
8 January 2018
RMT members across five train companies are striking
3 January 2018
Following successful pay protests in November at Leeds City College further education unions UCU and Unison decided to keep the momentum going in December and planned repeat action
21 December 2017
Community opposition, mobilised through the Save Fearnville Fields campaign, has forced a reprieve. The council has suspended until the New Year the seeking of permission to build a new 'free school' academy on the King George V playing fields.
13 December 2017
Hundreds of construction workers took part in the national day of action against blacklisting on 6 December called by Unite the Union
29 November 2017
London: Across England and Wales students took part in the education shutdown day of action to fight for free education on 22 November coinciding with the Tories' budget
22 November 2017
Leeds City College staff have been continually undervalued, with a dire record on pay increases in the past five years of either 1% rises or none at all
8 November 2017
Leeds council should not just accept the diktats of the Tory government
18 October 2017
Across 16 separate picket lines with over 100 strikers and supporters attending a rally, University and College Union members gave their response to management's provocative attempts to amend Leeds University's charter to remove protections from dismissal.
18 October 2017
Skipton is a quiet market town better known as the 'Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales' than it is for revolution. But on 6 October, socialist artists and activists, as well as the general public, from Manchester, Lancashire and Yorkshire gathered to view a dazzling selection of work by artists loosely grouped around the 'Bad Art' project.
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