All Campaigns subcategories:
Workplace and TU campaigns keywords:
Filter by importance | All results
23 June 2011
NUT members at Forest Hill school in Lewisham had a one-day strike against compulsory redundancies
17 June 2011
At present all Unison members in Leeds City Council are being balloted on the council's final proposal for cuts
20 May 2011
College lecturers in the UCU in Sheffield have taken three days of strike action against threatened compulsory redundancies
18 May 2011
National Union of Teachers (NUT) members at Rawmarsh Community School in Rotherham have secured victory in their fight to stop compulsory redundancies
4 May 2011
Over 30 members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) at Rawmarsh Community School in Rotherham went on strike again on 4-5 May against compulsory redundancies...
4 March 2011
A one day strike took place on Wednesday 2 March at BP Hull where a multi-million pound biofuels plant is being constructed
2 February 2011
Leeds city council has put forward its 'final' offer to the unions. The council intends to cut £90 million from its 2011/12 budget as part of a bigger spending cuts package, £150 million over four years. An edited version of this article appeared in issue 656 of The Socialist.
19 January 2011
"To lie down will only lead to devastation": THE STRIKE against the loss of a third of teaching and support staff at Rawmarsh Community School, Rotherham continued this week. Over 30 redundancies are proposed to reduce the school's 'debt', writes Chris Bingham, Rotherham Socialist Party.
14 January 2011
Two thousand council jobs in Manchester are to be scrapped, with compulsory redundancies a serious prospect, as the council tries to cut £110 million worth of services over the next two years, writes Hugh Caffrey.
15 September 2010
This week pharmaceutical giant Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), a company that makes over £8 billion profit a year announced another 206 redundancies at its manufacturing site in Ware, Hertfordshire...
21 July 2010
"ENOUGH IS enough" by Donna Summer and Barbara Striesand may not be the greatest song ever but the title illustrates the mindset of many a modern day worker, writes Martyn Yates.
23 June 2010
Drivers' victory: DHL Supply Chain lorry drivers working from the giant Howden's Kitchens depot in Runcorn, Cheshire have won their dispute against 10 redundancies, writes Andy Ford, Warrington Trades Council.
1 April 2010
EVEN BEFORE the election, the axe is already falling on public services in some areas - including housing services in Waltham Forest, east London, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge.
3 March 2010
IN 1982, the official unemployment figure topped three million for the first time since the 1930s. Then came almost a decade of redundancies and industrial battles as work shifted away from manufacturing...
13 January 2010
I spoke to Trevor Palmer, the local workplace rep at Fujitsu Stevenage when I visited the picket line on 11 January, writes Mark Pickersgill, Stevenage Socialist Party.
23 September 2009
JCB workers have been made to pay for the economic crisis over the last year with 1,600 redundancies in the UK and many other attacks on our pay and conditions, writes A JCB worker.
9 September 2009
RMT wins no compulsory redundancy position but future battles loom: London Underground (LU) has retreated in the face of RMT's strike campaign. They have guaranteed that no RMT members will face compulsory redundancy as a result of the underground's current cost review...
11 August 2009
Eyewitness account A FIVE-DAY occupation by workers at the Thomas Cook shop in Grafton Street, Dublin, over redundancies, was brutally ended by Garda (police) in a dawn raid.
Socialist Party (Ireland) councillor Matt Waine was arrested along with 28 workers in the early hours of Tuesday morning 4 August and locked up at Bridewell Garda station. Here is his eyewitness account.
22 July 2009
The strike action taken by RMT union members last month has forced London Underground management into significant concessions. An LU worker writes.
21 July 2009
LEADING UP to the autumn of 2008, Corus, Tata Steel's European arm, was riding on the crest of a wave with a healthy order book, a steel worker writes.
Search entire database:
27 May Reckless, lying cheats
Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777
Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206
Regional Socialist Party organisers:
Eastern: 079 8202 1969
East Mids: 077 3797 8057
London: 07748 534 891
North East: 078 4114 4890
North West 079 5437 6096
South West: 077 5979 6478
Southern: 078 3368 1910
Wales: 079 3539 1947
West Mids: 024 7655 5620
Yorkshire: 077 0671 0041