Monthly Archives: June 2011

HANDS OFF PENSIONS!!!

Hands off Pensions! Oppose the Government’s Anti-Worker and Anti-Social Programme! Workers’ Weekly Internet Edition: Article Index : On June 30, hundreds of thousands will strike, join picket lines and demonstrate in defence of their pension rights. Many more workers will … Continue reading

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PENSION STRIKES: The working class is preparing to intensify its struggle for the consolidation of the modern right to a guaranteed livelihood in old age.

On June 30th generalised strikes and actions has been confirmed to take place for the alternative policy of guarantees of pensions and the right to dignity in old age. Against the trend proposed by the neo-liberals in Europe to reverse … Continue reading

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PAME – Greece

PAME is a Trade Union Front. It is open, democratic, unifying and it pursues to have among its members the most active, fighting forces of the trade union movement. It has got panhellenic characteristics and focuses on every working field … Continue reading

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Why we’re striking for the alternative

Monday 20 June 2011by Lynn Henderson Lynn Henderson is Scottish secretary of PCS. Morning Star When our 30,000 Scottish PCS members take part in the nationwide national industrial action on June 30, they will be striking for the alternative to … Continue reading

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Resounding Votes for Strike Action from NUT and ATL

92% voted yes in the National Union of Teachers (NUT), with 83% voting for action in the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), traditionally regarded as a very moderate union. The turnouts were 40% in NUT and 35% in ATL. … Continue reading

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Greece. Cabinet swept away by mass action

The political developments in Greece are rapid write the Greek communists [KKE]. The stable line of the KKE and of the class-oriented labour movement, that the workers are not at all responsible for the crisis but that capital is, and … Continue reading

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The struggle for Pensions:

Pensions in the United Kingdom The struggle for pensions and its history are part of establishing it is a modern right. Pensions in the United Kingdom fall into seven major divisions; Basic State Pension, State Second Pension (S2P), Occupational Pensions, … Continue reading

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