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2 June 2021
21 April 2021
Unite members working for Transport for London (TfL) at the Woolwich Ferry site in London began a ballot for strike action on 16 May.
24 February 2021
Teaching assistants (TAs) in Hackney, east London took strike action against redundancies on 10-12 February
17 February 2021
Teaching assistants organised by general union Unite took to the streets on 10-12 February to picket against unnecessary forced redundancies.
10 February 2021
Members of the Unite union and the National Education Union will be taking strike action at Colvestone and Thomas Fairchild Schools in Hackney, London on 10, 11 and 12 February over job losses and reorganisation
16 December 2020
NEU members at Leaways school in Clapton, East London, are taking part in a six-day strike spread over three weeks
2 December 2020
Parents listened intently as trade unionists told them what management has not: it intends to cut the support staff in half.
18 November 2020
Hackney Council has been forced to bring its parking wardens in-house, ending a 16-year arrangement with private company APCOA, following a campaign and strike action by the workers, members' of union Unite.
5 August 2020
Workers and unions at Homerton hospital, east London are celebrating a major victory: winning NHS sick pay for all staff working for private contractor ISS.
24 June 2020
The Socialist newspaper was sold (with social distancing) in the past week...
19 February 2020
Parking wardens in Hackney, east London began a two-week strike on 10 February demanding a £15-an-hour wage, improved sick pay and increased annual leave
12 February 2020
Angry residents, from Hackney east London, packed into a meeting at the Dan West Trelawney estate community hall. Labour mayor Philip Glanville tried to justify the council's decision to ask a private developer to revamp the site of the local Tesco.
15 January 2020
A long-running dispute between Hackney council and school bus staff has been brought to an end after workers secured increased pay and a commitment to make agency roles permanent
6 November 2019
Hackney council bosses have reneged on an agreement with drivers and passenger escorts, members of the Unite union, on school buses for disabled children
16 October 2019
Drivers and passenger assistants employed by Hackney Council in the Special Education Needs Service have won an outstanding victory following strike action in support of a pay claim.
9 October 2019
Drivers and passenger assistants employed by Hackney council in the Special Education Needs Service have won an outstanding victory following strike action in support of a pay claim
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