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16 May 2012
The 10 May public sector strike sent a clear message to ministers that this fight against pension robbery is far from over, writes Martin Powell-Davies, NUT executive member.
11 May 2012
As public sector workers fight to defend their pensions by inspiringly taking strike action, one large private sector employer has managed to waive through pension changes without so much as a whimper from the shopworkers' union Usdaw
2 May 2012
Pension privatisation: Hundreds of pension staff were forced out of the public sector on 1 May. The government agency that administers pensions of 1.5 million working and retired civil servants became the first 'mutual' ...
25 April 2012
Pension cuts, job cuts, service cuts: The PCS executive committee has called national strike action on 10 May (M10) as part of a united campaign with other unions, writes John McInally, National vice-president, Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), personal capacity.
20 April 2012
For the Socialist Party another important reason for taking part in the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is to raise the profile of socialist ideas...
27 March 2012
Three years after the shock closure of Visteon, the campaign to restore pension rights promised before Ford transfered 3,400 employees to the doomed Visteon UK continues with a protest at Westminster on Wednesday 28th March at midday...
21 March 2012
Support London 28 March strike: War is declared! ...or at least, the next phase in the ongoing pensions action has been called - with NUT and UCU members in the 'post 1992 universities' striking across London on 28 March
29 February 2012
University workers face cuts, privatisation and outsourcing as the government seeks to turn universities into profit-generating units for their rich friends, writes Ivan Bonsell
22 February 2012
Tell the government... "No Deal!": The Con-Dems' shabby deal on public sector pensions is little different to what was on offer on 30 November, when two million workers took strike action, writes Martin Powell-Davies
10 February 2012
8 February 2012
Clever clogs: How many of you have had 'the look'? 'The look' from Tories who pity socialists for 'not understanding' how the world 'really' works. A trait no doubt picked up from the Eton-Oxbridge clique
1 February 2012
The recent 'Hesteria' has been revealing. The Tories, majority funded by the City, went on about 'fairness' and bankers' bonuses but failed to challenge RBS boss Hester's £1m bung
31 January 2012
To the sound of hoots of support from passing traffic, the delivery lorries supplying Walls Ice Cream in Gloucester were backing up, as drivers refused to cross the picket line
25 January 2012
A 'coalition of the willing' - unions determined to fight - are regrouping, writes Martin Powell-Davies
25 January 2012
Workers at multinational company Unilever are making a stand to defend pensions. Following a strike of 2,500 workers last month, from 17 January thousands of Unite, Usdaw and GMB members at Unilever are taking strike action...
18 January 2012
Unilever's attempt to scrap its workforce's final salary pension scheme, which will affect 5,000 workers, is being vigorously opposed, writes Iain Dalton, Yorkshire Socialist Party.
18 January 2012
"Unilever is the 18th richest company in the world. But it's us that makes them their money!"...
13 January 2012
Unilever's attempt to scrap its workforce's final salary pension scheme, which will affect 5,000 workers, is being vigorously opposed, writes Iain Dalton, Yorkshire Socialist Party
11 January 2012
What we think The open organising conference on Saturday 7 January, hosted by PCS Left Unity, the left in the largest civil service union, could prove to be a very significant moment in the public sector pension struggle...
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