Monthly Archives: March 2018

Bromley library strike starts tomorrow over ‘paltry’ pay deal

27 March 2018 Staff at all 14 of Bromley’s libraries will start an indefinite strike tomorrow (Wednesday 28 March) over a ‘paltry and insulting’ pay offer, Unite, the country’s largest union, said today (Tuesday 27 March). The strike by the … Continue reading

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North of Ireland Pensions: Asda’s rethink on unfair and unnecessary changes to their life and pension arrangements is welcomed by Usdaw

Date: 26 March 2018 Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw is today claiming victory for their members working for Asda in Northern Ireland over a campaign opposing planned changes to the pension and life assurance arrangements. Usdaw campaigned through the collective consultation … Continue reading

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Anti-union, anti-worker blacklisting by the physical wing of the state

Police blacklisting admission could lead to fresh legal action 23 March 2018 Source: Unite the union Police blacklisting admission could lead to fresh legal action Unite, the UK’s largest union, is considering whether to launch further legal action on behalf … Continue reading

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NSSN: Support the Wilmington waste recycling workers – stop the suspensions!

  National Shop Stewards Network bulletin says: The suspension of two of the Wilmington waste recycling workers, who are members of Unison after they returned to work following a successful first week on strike is a clear attempt to intimidate … Continue reading

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Unite accuses Melrose of asking shareholders to take a ‘leap in the dark’

23 March 2018 Britain’s largest union, Unite accused Melrose of asking GKN shareholders to take ‘a leap in the dark into a sea of uncertainty’ after it lifted a self-imposed deadline for approval of its debt-fuelled takeover by US authorities … Continue reading

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Isle of Wight Save Our Schools joins national banner drop campaign

Cat shares this latest news from Save Our Schools Isle of Wight. Ed A Save Our Schools ‘banner drop’ took place at St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School in Carisbrooke on Thursday 22nd March. It was part of a national … Continue reading

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Crisis in the Pension Regime

Fight for Security in Retirement! – K.C. Adams – Private enterprise is incompatible with the functioning of the basic sectors of the modern socialized economy The crisis of pensions within the imperialist system of states stems from a fundamental contradiction: … Continue reading

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