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12 December 2018
The planned 291 redundancies at Birkenhead's Cammell Laird shipyard have been put on hold following 13 days of strike action by workers starting on 26 November.
5 December 2018
Shelter strike, Beefeater beef, Cammell Laird continues, buses bust-up
26 September 2018
The threat of solid strike action has won a victory. The campaign by Leicester University and College Union (UCU) means the threat of compulsory redundancies is off the agenda for at least the next year.
19 September 2018
University and College Union (UCU) members at the University of Leicester are set to take three weeks of strike action
29 August 2018
Unison, GMB and Unite members in East Dunbartonshire council took four days of coordinated strike action at the end of June against the Tory and Lib Dem administration's cuts programme - including a major assault on workers' terms and conditions.
11 July 2018
At the start of their day shift at the end of June, management at HMY retail group dropped a bombshell on their workforce when they announced 61 redundancies - all of their production workers.
20 June 2018
The job losses announced at engineering giant Rolls-Royce are a massive blow to Derby. Like everywhere else, full-time, secure jobs have long been disappearing leaving largely insecure, low-paid work in their place.
28 March 2018
Bosses' suspension of two Hull recycling workers after they returned to work following a successful first week on strike is a clear attempt to intimidate the workforce into cancelling future action, writes Mick Whale, president, Hull trade union council.
28 March 2018
The University of Liverpool has announced 220 redundancies. Vice-Chancellor Janet Beer is also head of Universities UK, the body trying to carry out colossal cuts to university workers' pensions, writes Hugh Caffrey, North West Socialist Party.
21 March 2018
Hull College workers are balloting for strike action to stop devastating management plans for mass redundancies
31 January 2018
Two of so-called 'Big Four' supermarkets - Tesco and Sainsbury's - have announced job losses running into the thousands.
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.
13 December 2017
Academic staff at the University of Brighton who walked out to defend two members of staff threatened with redundancy on 23 and 24 November have won
29 November 2017
A lunchtime walkout preceded a full day of action, after a magnificent 85% vote in favour of striking against forced redundancies
15 November 2017
On 6 November PCS members took strike action to prevent a relocation which would likely result in around 50 redundancies
18 October 2017
Porters and domestics - members of the GMB union - at the North Middlesex hospital, facing the threat of redundancies and pay cuts, organised a spirited protest with a barbecue outside the hospital on 12 October.
18 October 2017
Arms manufacturer BAE Systems has announced that up to 2,000 jobs will be cut in locations across the UK. These job cuts will have a devastating effect on the lives of workers losing their livelihood but will also have a wider impact on the local economy.
6 September 2017
Argos workers, members of Unite the Union, have finished a three week period of strikes over issues around relocation and redundancies
31 May 2017
University management rethinks restructure: Eight fine art research staff have been made redundant, and university management has been emailing all staff offering 'voluntary redundancies'
26 April 2017
In 2016 many changes were made within the big four supermarkets as they adapted to falling sales. The Coop, Sainsburys, Morrisons and Tesco all saw many store closures and thousands of jobs lost.
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