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Support the striking Birmingham bin workers

Clive Walder, Birmingham Central Socialist Party Birmingham Labour council is playing dirty in the ongoing bin dispute to defend 113 threatened jobs now that the action is beginning to bite. They are recruiting expensive agency staff and private ‘partners’ to ...

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Support the Barts health strike: Low pay, no way!

By Paula Mitchell, London Socialist Party Serco strikers in Barts health trust in east London have led a magnificent fight so far! Ten days of strike action with big, bold, noisy picket lines, marches, rallies and dancing in the streets, have ...

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Unite members in Scotland fight back against brutal bosses


By Matt Dobson Three major industrial disputes are on the agenda in private sector workplaces in Scotland over attacks on trade union rights, pay freezes and assaults on workers’  terms and conditions. In each of these cases, Unite are the ...

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Defiant and courageous Dundee porters force NHS bosses to the table

Philip Stott reports. A potential breakthrough in the long-running porters strike at Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals has been achieved. That face-to-face negotiations between Unite and NHS Tayside management are now due to take place next week is solely down ...

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“The porters are striking on behalf of all of us”

By Philip Stott In the longest running strike in the city for over twenty years, the Dundee hospital porters at Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals are into their 10th week of action. Later this week the Scottish Terms and Conditions ...

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Dundee porters turning the screw as NHS bosses flounder

Philip Stott reports from Dundee The Dundee porters at Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals are eight weeks into an all-out strike. The pressure on NHS Tayside management and now the Scottish government has been ratcheted up by the incredible determination ...

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Dundee porters in sixth week of all-out strike and still going strong

Philip Stott reports from Dundee The Dundee hospital porters are into their sixth week of all-out strike action and they are as strong and determined as ever. Initial discussions are due to start this week as part of the NHS ...

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Dundee porters’ strike action forces NHS bosses onto the retreat

Philip Stott  The strike by 117 Dundee hospital porters is gaining huge support from across the city and beyond. The Unite union members began selective strike action 9 weeks ago and are now in their fourth week of all-out, indefinite ...

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