All Campaigns subcategories:
Workplace and TU campaigns keywords:
Filter by importance | All results
8 July 2020
Jobcentres have become the latest battleground between workers' desire to work in safety and employers' desire to reopen services, ready or not.
1 July 2020
As previously reported in the Socialist, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), which oversees the payment of unemployment benefit to millions, had previously eased the requirements for claiming Universal Credit
6 May 2020
PCS union reps and members at Paisley Jobcentre walked out on 24 April. Following an outbreak of Covid-19 in their office, they reached an agreement allowing staff to go home
21 April 2020
More than two million people have claimed benefits in the last four weeks. Failed Tory austerity is impacting health care workers having insufficient PPE and testing.
31 March 2020
More than half a million claims to working-age benefits such as Jobseekers' Allowance and Universal Credit have been made in the last two weeks
18 March 2020
The government has announced new support for claimants who contract, or have to stay at home due to, Covid-19
12 February 2020
A vigil was held in Nottingham on 7 February to remember Errol Graham, who died when the Department for Work and Payments (DWP) stopped his benefit
12 February 2020
Cesar Zanin, a part-time NHS worker living in temporary accommodation and bringing up a six-year-old daughter, didn't know where their next meal was coming from after the DWP stopped his Universal Credit without warning
29 January 2020
When I stood to be general secretary nearly 10,000 PCS union members voted for my campaign, to rebuild a fighting democratic union.
15 January 2020
A meeting called in the name of the PCS Broad Left Network takes place in Manchester on 18 January. The main business will be to agree a programme and candidates to contest the 2020 elections in the PCS
16 October 2019
Marion is on the election ballot paper, having won 39 nominations
2 October 2019
For a proven track record of fighting for members' interests
11 September 2019
22 May 2019
Short stories of workplace struggles including DWP and blood courier strikes and the NSSN conference.
1 May 2019
Thousands of Universal Credit claimants are not getting the money they are entitled to - and desperately need - without even knowing.
3 April 2019
National elections in the PCS civil servants' union start on 16 April and finish 9 May. They are for the national executive committee (NEC), which is elected annually, and the assistant general secretary (AGS) position - elected for a five-year term
3 April 2019
Scrap Universal Credit now: Merthyr has received a bad press as the "benefit capital of Britain". The Mirror newspaper pointed out the average male life expectancy on one of the estates is lower than Haiti's. But it's a friendly town.
13 March 2019
Universal Credit is hardly out of the news. The suffering and anxiety it has caused is immeasurable - so much so that even some Tory MPs have been forced to highlight problems with its implementation.
23 January 2019
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Disability benefits nightmare; disappearing hospitals
Search entire database:
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