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From The Socialist newspaper, 4 April 2007
Upbeat London rally
OVER 80 striking Ministry Of Defence and passport office workers joined other PCS members for a very upbeat London rally.
For MOD workers this was the biggest ever strike, with 85% of members taking action. A PCS official reported that in one training camp, soldiers were wearing PCS vests in solidarity!
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka spoke of the need to put more pressure on the government to get them to the negotiating table through legal, political and industrial action.
Mark also raised the need for public-sector unions to take action together, which is why he'll be speaking at the NUT conference at Easter.
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In The Socialist 4 April 2007:
Children suffer in low pay Britain
Socialist Party editorial
Iran - Sailors fall victim to imperialist policies
Socialist Party news and analysis
Brown's pension robbery
Blair: No solutions to crime or crowded prisons
Waltham Forest protest - more memorable than Prince Charles!
Commemorating the abolition of the slave trade
Socialist Party reviews
One Life: Ricky Tomlinson
In The Line of Fire
Days of Glory
Take national action to defend education
Labour's market policies damage education
Privilege and privation in our schools
NUS leadership abandon fees fight
PCS takes industrial action
London strikers close passport office
PCS members take industrial action
Anger on Newport picket line
Upbeat London rally
Campaign for a New Workers Party
How to stop the BNP: Build a political alternative
Campaign for a New Workers' Party
Socialist Party NHS campaign
Ammanford home care workers march
Frustration at demo delay
We shall not be moved!
Save Sadiq Abakar
Leicester protesters challenge Home Office
Workplace news and analysis
Trade union leaders heckled over inaction
Action needed as Ford bosses close Leamington plant
Celebs fail to save Burberry
Greenwich: "We've got to strike"
Burslem postal workers strike again
British government and local parties retreat on water charges
We Won't Pay Campaign
The Socialist 4 April 2007 |
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