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28 March 2018
I had the pleasure of supporting PCS members working for Carillion outside the British Museum at their protest on 20 March calling for the cleaning and facilities management contract to be brought back in-house, writes Chris Baugh, PCS assistant general secretary.
13 December 2017
Local residents and ex-mining families were outraged when news came through that Dewsbury Conservative Association was intending to have their annual dinner at the National Coal Mining Museum at the former Caphouse colliery in Overton near Wakefield.
26 July 2017
Revolution in Russia swept away the dictatorial rule of the Tsar in February 1917. Then in October, led by the Bolshevik Party, a second revolution set up the world's first workers' state
12 April 2017
Artists and culture workers have backed calls for no-cuts council budgets, and cross-union campaigns against poverty pay and under-representation of oppressed groups.
2 November 2016
On 5 November trade unions and community campaigns will march together
24 June 2016
PCS members at the National Museum of Wales have voted by 78% to accept an improved offer
24 June 2016
PCS members at the National Museum of Wales (NMW) have voted by 78% to accept an improved offer from museum management
1 June 2016
Socialist Party members, striking workers and real life helped spoil the love-in between the leadership of the trade union movement in Wales and the Welsh Government that the general council had planned for Wales TUC on 24-26 May.
18 May 2016
National Museum Wales workers, on indefinite strike, rallied in Cardiff
4 May 2016
Saving steel jobs and fighting council cuts was the focus for over 50 trade unionists, socialists and political activists who attended Llanelli Trades Council and Carmarthenshire Unison's May Day rally on 30 April, writes Rob Owen.
28 April 2016
Workers at six sites of the National Museum of Wales came out on all-out strike today(28.4.16) in protest at management threats to sack the workforce and impose new contracts that will remove weekend working allowances for museum workers. They will strike on Friday and over the weekend before starting all-out action on Bank Holiday Monday.
27 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Wales museum walkout; North Sea oil stoppage; justice for janitors strike; Glasgow GMB action ballot; Southern conductors down tools.
20 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Tube stoppage, CCTV workers' strike victory, Welsh museum walkouts.
30 March 2016
PCS members at all seven sites of the National Museum of Wales have taken strike action
3 February 2016
FT dispute: Journalists at the Financial Times will be taking 24-hour strike action on 4 February over the £4 million pensions robbery proposed by new owner, Nikkei
2 September 2015
On 4-5 August, protests were held in Whitechapel, east London, where a Jack the Ripper 'museum' is being opened. Dozens of activists and local residents protested with placards commemorating Jack the Ripper's victims and also the women that made history in the area.
2 September 2015
Around 300 angry people attended a meeting in Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire recently, opposing proposals to close the town's main school.
20 August 2015
PCS members working for National Museum Wales are continuing their series of strikes
5 August 2015
All-out action by PCS members at the gallery is being brought forward to 11 August.
3 August 2015
PCS members at all 7 sites of National Museums Wales took strike action on Saturday
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