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3 November 2021
In July, Southern Water was fined a record £90 million for dumping billions of litres of raw sewage into the sea
19 August 2020
Fighting council cuts in Hampshire and Nottingham
3 July 2019
An investigation into Southern Water by the industry regulator Ofwat has demanded that the company pay a £126 million penalty package, the largest it has ever imposed. The Environment Agency is now also looking into pressing criminal charges.
3 August 2016
Striking Unite members working for contractors NICO at the massive Fawley refinery in Hampshire have won an important victory for trade unionists against the bosses' race to the bottom.
9 March 2016
Defending the Calmore Sure Start centre in Southampton, and lobbying Waltham Forest's pro-cuts Labour council in east London.
4 November 2015
At a recent Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service review consultation meeting firefighters and ex-firefighters in attendance were initially prevented from speaking.
29 October 2015
The TUC lobby of Parliament on 2 November needs to mark a major change in the fight against the Tory anti-trade union bill.
19 February 2015
Workers at the Exxon Fawley site in Hampshire have no hot water, heating and toilets in the mess rooms, but plenty of rats, writes Nick Chaffey.
19 November 2014
Zero-hour, minimum wage, and no chairs: The Conservative Party boasts it has 'created new opportunities for youth' and 'got Britain working again'
31 July 2014
We have to share the very sad news that Dave Boyes passed away on 17 July after his prolonged battle with illness
8 January 2014
With ongoing attacks on jobs, pay and conditions in local government, two recent battles in Hampshire County Council show what is possible when a branch and its members are prepared to fight
5 December 2012
Trade Union and anti-cuts activists from across Hampshire came together on 28 November at the invitation of Southampton RMT shipping branch to launch Stand Up on the South, a campaign of direct action and civil disobedience in opposition to the Con-Dems' austerity agenda...
19 September 2012
The Socialist Party has put its full support behind the campaign of Hampshire Unison to prevent the closure of three elderly residential care homes
3 August 2012
Winchester bus drivers are staging two days of industrial action on successive Saturdays in a dispute over pay...
4 April 2012
I'm branch secretary for Hampshire Socialist Party, I'm on the committee for Hampshire Alliance to Protect Public Services, and president of Winchester Socialist Student Society, writes Adele Guntrip.
7 March 2012
Hampshire: Socialist Students national organiser Claire Laker-Mansfield explained the origins of women's oppression and then examined how women are being disproportionately affected by the cuts today, writes Jane Ward, Hampshire Socialist Women.
2 November 2011
Join the 30 Nov strike: A recent survey of top 100 FTSE chief executives has shown that in the last year these bosses have received, on average, 50% pay rises
5 October 2011
Campaigners face bullying and harassment: Waltham Forest council in east London has recently spent £18 million on private consultants and agency staff
26 January 2011
ON 19 January, Hampshire County Council (HCC) announced that they were going to sack 1,200 workers. This announcement was released to the media before the Unison trade union was informed of the full scale...
8 December 2010
ON 1 December the Daily Mirror published an article revealing secret plans by the Tory dominated Local Government Employers (LGE) group on how to sack workers using stealth tactics and to prepare for a bitter battle with unions, writes Tim Cutter, acting deputy branch secretary, Hampshire Unison.
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