Reports and Campaigns
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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
6 September 2017
Birmingham's bin workers once again have had to strike to stop job losses and pay cuts, after the Labour council - which has over £100 million in its 'unallocated' useable reserves - reneged on a previously agreed deal
6 September 2017
Unison and UCU further education union branches at newly merged Nottingham college are in dispute with management over redundancy and reorganisation
26 July 2017
Campaigners at Stoke Newington school won a retreat
14 July 2017
Tesco called it its "biggest ever pay award"
28 June 2017
Birmingham council refuse workers have voted to strike over a bullying culture and redundancy threat
12 April 2017
Schools are under the greatest threat for more than a generation and an equally powerful response is needed. In the next couple of months, the scale of the cuts will be evident
8 March 2017
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) workers took another day of strike action on 1 March after the disgraceful sacking of ten of their colleagues by email last month. The PCS and Unite unions are now demanding the reinstatement of these workers.
15 February 2017
Up to 15 Tesco stores in Ireland took strike action on Valentine's Day 14 February after members of the trade union Mandate, which represents more than 10,000 workers at the company, voted 78% in favour of a walkout over contract changes
15 February 2017
Ten government equality staff were sacked by email and had to clear their desks
7 December 2016
John died of heart disease very suddenly, at a too early age.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
31 August 2016
Ending relationships can be awkward - but most agree doing it by text message is unacceptable. Unless you're the boss of a bus firm, that is.
24 August 2016
Whitehall spent more than half a billion pounds on redundancy payments in two years, according to its own major departments' figures.
6 January 2016
The SNP government continues to orientate its taskforce towards finding a private buyer rather than using the option of nationalisation.
2 December 2015
Following talks with the GMB union, JCB has reduced proposed redundancies from 290 to 250, and announced it will allow voluntary redundancies to mitigate the 'need' for compulsory cuts. But a redundancy is a redundancy either way.
11 November 2015
Trade unionists representing the Hull council workforce tried to move a resolution condemning Labour councillors halving our facility time. The officers of the Labour Party branch ruled the resolution out of order, despite the fact that North Hull branch had discussed and passed the same resolution a week earlier!
29 October 2015
Hull City Council, run by Labour, is pre-empting the Tories' trade union bill by issuing a redundancy notice known as a '188 notice' which threatens the council's five full time union convenors.
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