LEO ZEILIG describes how the London School of Economics cleaners pushed back against outsourcing and the erosion of workers’ rights
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
TEACHING assistants in Durham are to stage their second wave of strike action against a 23 per cent pay cut.
Labour-controlled Durham County Council plans to impose “term-time only” pay on 2,700 teaching assistants, which will reduce wages by up to £6,000 a year.
Friday 18th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
GLASGOW City Council’s IT workers will down tools today in a bid to halt the local authority’s plan to privatise their jobs and the services they provide.
The council is planning to hand its IT services to Canadian multinational CGI, which Unison warns will lead to higher...
Thursday 17th Nov 2016
GLASGOW’S school janitors walked out yesterday at the beginning of their 10 days of strike action in an escalation of their dispute over fair pay.
The Unison members are in a long-running battle with employer Cordia to secure a working context and demands payment, which other...
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
Fujitsu workers in Manchester resume action
Tuesday 8th Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
LECTURERS at the University of Aberdeen are to be balloted for strike action following a row over job losses.
University and College Union (UCU) Scotland will consult its members over planned cuts which have resulted in 15 staff at the school of medicine, medical science and nutrition...
Friday 4th Nov 2016
Officers ‘won’t tolerate having heads kicked in any more’
Friday 28th Oct 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
DERBY school support staff have suspended strikes planned for next week after the council agreed to enter into talks to resolve their dispute.
Derby Unison secretary Nicole Berrisford said both sides were committed to “intensive and meaningful negotiations.”
Wednesday 26th Oct 2016
A PLANNED strike by staff at the Equality and Human Rights Commission over budget cuts was suspended at the 11th hour yesterday.
Members of Civil Service union PCS and Unite were due to walk out today, followed by other forms of industrial action.
Workers voted overwhelmingly...
POST Office managers revealed yesterday that they will join workers on a Halloween strike — the second 24-hour walkout over proposed cuts to jobs, services and pensions.
The Post Office, which is owned by the government, is planning to force 2,000 redundancies and replace the...
Tuesday 25th Oct 2016