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30 September 2015
From 1983 to 1987 Liverpool was led by supporters of Militant (predecessor of the Socialist), who at the time were members of the Labour Party. When faced with cuts from central government, they refused to pass them on.
23 September 2015
Traffic wardens employed by private service provider NSL in Camden are to hold a seven-day pay strike starting 23 September.
23 September 2015
We can't accept Labour councillors cutting jobs and services, says Roger
4 September 2015
The council wanted to force nearly 300 workers onto new contracts
15 July 2015
Coventry council, a Labour-controlled authority, is planning draconian cuts to facility time - union reps' time for trade union duties.
8 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
10 June 2015
A south London Tory council has withdrawn vital trade union work time while preparing to demolish council services
6 May 2015
The Barking and Dagenham bin workers are striking for eight days between 1st and 8 May.
30 April 2015
While no one yet knows which political party or parties will be in government after the general election, many of the tasks facing the trade union and anti-cuts movement after polling day are already clear
15 April 2015
Unite members working at Bromley council have begun a fight to defend public services from privatisation, oppose cuts to pay and conditions and defend the right of workers to be organised in a trade union
9 April 2015
One hundred and seventeen hospital porters in Dundee and 70 council workers in Glasgow are on all-out indefinite strike action for fair pay and recognition for the job that they do
25 February 2015
Councils across the country are setting budgets, again forcing through tens of millions - in some cases hundreds of millions - of pounds of cuts
18 February 2015
On 24 February, councillors in Coventry will deal a savage blow to our city. They will vote on a budget making £15 million in cuts
3 December 2014
Provocative staff survey clearly designed to help slash workers' terms and conditions
26 September 2014
Build October strikes to move them further: It appears that the local government employers have made a set of new proposals in the pay dispute to the unions - Unison, Unite and the GMB, writes Build October strikes to move them further.
20 August 2014
"You can only spend them once." This was Welsh Local Government Association chief executive Steve Thomas' explanation of why Welsh councils plan to cut £7-800 million after it was revealed that they hold reserves of over £700 million
20 August 2014
In April, Surrey county council imposed a two year pay deal broadly in line with the government's austerity measures on pay constraint
5 March 2014
On 4 February Leeds Unison branch had an all-stewards meeting in response to our employers' cuts proposals.
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