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16 September 2013
Bus drivers at Network Warrington are staging a number of one-day strikes against a pay freeze and also a lack of investment which they fear is setting the company up to fail
5 September 2013
Unison, GMB and Unite have challenged proposals being considered by full council on 9th September to implement a new pay and grading structure for senior managers
19 July 2013
Warrington's rebel Labour councillor Kevin Bennett has spoken of his disappointment at being suspended from the Labour Party for six months for "voting against the whip"
10 July 2013
'Rebel' anti-cuts Labour councillor Kevin Bennett in Warrington has been suspended from the Labour group for a further six months, writes Hugh Caffrey
5 June 2013
Over 2,000 people attended the anti-bedroom tax rally in Glasgow's George Square on 1 June
17 April 2013
Following on from the 4 April demonstration outside the disciplinary hearing of rebel Labour councillor Kevin Bennett, a joint meeting of Warrington Trades Council and the newly formed Warrington Against the Cuts was held on 10 April.
10 April 2013
Warrington Labour rebel councillor speaks to the Socialist: Kevin Bennett has been indefinitely suspended by the Labour group after he voted against cuts
2 April 2013
Warrington made a good start in its battle against the 'bedroom tax' on Saturday
7 March 2013
Three Hull councillors remain defiant against Labour budget: Three Hull councillors, Gary Wareing, Dean Kirk and Gill Kennett, broke the Labour whip and voted against council budget cuts on Thursday 28 February, writes Phil Culshaw, Hull Unison steward (personal capacity).
6 March 2013
Warrington councillor Kevin Bennett has voted against carrying out the Tory-Liberal government coalition's cuts
30 November 2012
Low-paid train cleaners took strike action today in their fight for better pay
16 July 2012
Warrington Trades Council was pleased to help RMT members employed as cleaners on the Trans-Pennine Express route as they leafleted passengers outside Warrington Central station on Saturday...
12 December 2011
Unilever workers across the country took strike action on Friday 9th December against thousands of pounds being slashed from their pensions
31 March 2010
PCS pickets who work on security at the Houses of Parliament were out again in force. One of the pickets who has been working there for 20 years explained that during the last strike extra police were...
3 February 2010
A delegation from Warrington trades council visited the Unite members picketing at Fujitsu's Warrington site on 1 February...
22 September 2009
Over 200 drivers were on official strike last week at the Royal Mail's north west regional distribution centre in a dispute over imposed changes to shift patterns, writes Andy Ford, Warrington trades council.
26 August 2009
"WHAT DO we want? Nationalisation", "Vestas Out, Workers in!", were the chants of Vestas workers and their supporters as we took to the streets of Sandown, Isle of Wight, on 22 August getting great support from locals and holiday-makers.
26 August 2009
Blacklisted electricians and members of the Warrington trades council joined victimised Unite member Steve Acheson outside Fiddlers Ferry power station on 21 August...
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