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11 April 2018
Here's how councils can stop health cuts: Too often, councils will wring their hands and pass the buck when it comes to standing up to Tory plans for our NHS
21 February 2018
Every single Labour councillor in Kirklees, Yorkshire, has voted through over £29 million of cuts - with promises of more to come
24 January 2018
For the third year running, Kirklees council is looking to make cuts to its library services. A further £1.9 million is to be cut from the library services budget for 2018-19.
6 December 2017
A 'financial notice to improve' was issued to the college for "inadequate financial health"
29 November 2017
On top of the additional days over Christmas, workers report managers are refusing holiday requests - and bullying, swearing at, and treating them "like children"
1 September 2014
Last week, the Labour Cabinet in Kirklees introduced a cuts package of £70 million for so-called public consultation
30 April 2014
A local community organisation recently invited Southwark TUSC to debate with the leaders of the Labour Party and Liberal Democrats on the council, writes Bill Mullins , TUSC candidate for Bermondsey South.
17 July 2013
In the industrial action ballot against compulsory redundancies in Kirklees Unison, a narrow majority has voted against strike action by 57% to 43% on a 30% turnout
24 October 2012
"We will fight, tooth and nail, to save our hospital services," is the message the people of North Kirklees will be sending the bosses of the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust
20 June 2012
Runcorn walkout: Hundreds of workers on the Runcorn thermal power station construction site walked out in support of laggers - workers doing insulation work - demanding that more local workers are hired by one of the contractors...
15 June 2012
On 12-14 June, around 400 Kirklees admin workers took strike action against attacks on their pay and conditions of service
11 June 2012
Admin workers in Kirklees had a successful one day strike on 30 May and plan further action on 12th, 13th and 14th June
7 March 2012
Around 100 angry parents and their children demonstrated through the streets of Huddersfield on Saturday 3 March against Kirklees council's proposals to mothball half of the 32 children's centres, writes Mike Forster.
29 February 2012
"Kirklees council looks set for U-turn on proposal to downgrade children's centres" proclaimed the headline in Huddersfield's local paper, writes Jackie Grunsell, Huddersfield Socialist Party.
25 January 2012
Towards the end of last year, the Labour-led Kirklees council in Yorkshire announced a consultation over the future of 32 Sure Start centres, writes Mike Forster.
9 February 2011
Calderdale and Kirklees: The launch meeting of the Calderdale and Kirklees Student Assembly (CKSA) took place on Sunday 30 January in Halifax, writes Katie Bates, Secretary CKSA.
18 January 2011
Updated on 28/1/11 On Saturday 15 January around 40 local people, students, socialists and lecturers, attended a public meeting organised by the Leeds Trinity University College (LTUC) occupiers to discuss the cuts at the university and in the wider community
12 January 2011
On 7 January, at one of the biggest stewards' meetings in Kirklees Unison branch's history, the branch voted to call off the planned five-day strike which had been endorsed by a mass ballot of the 7,500 strong membership only two weeks earlier, writes Mike Forster.
17 November 2010
After months of delays and deliberation by the leadership of Unison both locally and regionally, Kirklees Unison has voted to ballot for strike action against cuts and redundancies, a Unison member writes.
15 November 2010
After months of delays and deliberation by the leadership of Unison both locally and regionally, Kirklees Unison has voted to ballot for strike action...
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