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Probe call into ‘disappearing’ Carillion NHS pension contributions

22 February 2018 UNITE A top level probe into where the pension payments of NHS and other public sector workers, employed by Carillion, have ‘disappeared to’ was called for today (Thursday 22 February). Unite, the country’s largest union, said mystery … Continue reading

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Who Should Decide the Working and Learning Conditions in Schools?

The people who do the work should decide their terms of employment, and, in consultation with those directly affected by the work, they should also decide the direction of the sector. Teachers, students, parents and other concerned members of the … Continue reading

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Carillion: A Criminally Corrupt Organisation Aided and Abetted by the Government

The recent collapse of Carillion is a vivid example of the ever-deepening crisis and criminally corrupt character of a system that is solely interested in paying the rich without regard for the needs of the people. The collapse of Carillion … Continue reading

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Collapse of Carillion and the NHS:

Collapse of Carillion and the NHS Fight for the Alternative to this Profit-Making Racket of Finance Capital in the NHS The collapse of Carillion brought to the fore the scale of the involvement of the private sector and private monopoly … Continue reading

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South East London Campaign Stops Cuts In Children’s Mental Health:

The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign (SLHC) recently led a successful fight to oppose proposed cuts to children’s mental health services in Lewisham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Lewisham Council had already cut local children’s mental health funding by … Continue reading

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AI and Jobs:

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs Posted on February 23, 2018 by Tony Burke http://www.powerinaunion.co.uk/tech-companies-should-stop-pretending-ai-wont-destroy-jobs/ The following blog is from MIT Technology Review and puts an alternative view on the current trend by some politicians and techies who argue that … Continue reading

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University Pensions Strikes Reports, BBC, NSSN, UCU:

Emotions run high on university pickets By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter Ashley Hayward stands anxiously on the picket line outside the Senate House library in the heart of Bloomsbury, central London. As cries of: “Don’t go to your … Continue reading

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