Monthly Archives: August 2013

Royal Mail Strikes:

Bridgwater Royal Mail strikes: Stronger than ever after eight days! Bridgwater Royal Mail strikers, out on the gate for their eighth day tomorrow, Saturday 17th, are more determined than ever to secure a decent settlement from their employer. They have … Continue reading

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The Need to Act Is Now, Consciously

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Housing Catastrophe

Housing nears catastrophe Morning Star The caricature of British society favoured by multimillionaires David Cameron and George Osborne shows feckless claimants sitting on their sofa or snoozing in bed as they wait for their benefits to be paid. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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Firefighters and Postal Workers Strike Ballots:

FBU members will receive ballot papers this week as part of the union’s campaign on pensions. CWU agrees Royal Mail strike ballot 1st August 2013 The Communication Workers Union has agreed to hold a national strike ballot of Royal Mail … Continue reading

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NASUWT and NUT confirm next phase of industrial action

The two largest teacher unions, the NASUWT and the NUT, representing nine out of ten teachers, are today confirming the next phase of their jointly coordinated campaign to Protect Teachers and Defend Education. Following the continued refusal of the Secretary … Continue reading

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BAE accounts probe

BAE accounts probe ‘must stay open’ by Paddy McGuffinPrintable Britain’s audit watchdog was slammed by arms trade and transparency campaigners today for scrapping a probe into BAE Systems’s accounts. Campaign Against Arms Trade (Caat) and The Corner House are to … Continue reading

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Unite pushes for mass protest to save NHS

Unite pushes for mass protest to save NHS from Tory privatisation monster Unite, the country’s biggest union, has today (Wednesday) warned that the government is creating a Frankenstein-like monster out of the NHS as it imposes private providers on to … Continue reading

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