News and events
The Tory Local Government Conference is being held in Queen’s Hotel, Leeds. Eric Pickles is speaking on Saturday 25th February. He will be planning the next round of savage cuts to Local Government spending with his Tory cronies.
Union representatives from Unilever’s UK factories will meet in Liverpool on Saturday to plan the next stage of their campaign against changes to their pension scheme.
On Saturday 28 January the Right to Work Campaign in Scotland held its Annual General Meeting. It drew together trade unionists from Unite, Unison, NUJ, PCS, UCU and EIS. A group of Electricians joined the gathering after their demonstration that morning through the city.
123 Wincanton fuel tanker drivers, working on a Conoco Phillips contract, are on strike for 14 consecutive days. The Texas based oil giant wants to …
With the utmost ease 20 wheelchair users were chained up across the road near Oxford Circus bringing the traffic in Regent Street to a total halt. The wheelchair users were supported by many more disabled activists with invisible impairments and supporters from UKUNCUT and Right to Work.
Over 1,000 parents, teachers and children marched through the streets of Haringey, North London today. The protesters were campaigning to save their school from becoming academies.
Drivers were angered that Stagecoach refused to agree to pay the increase back to June 1st 2011, the settlement date. Management said that they had spent the back pay on financing the scabbing operation they have organised each strike day.
Oil tanker drivers, employed by the road haulage firm Wincanton, are set to walk out in the dispute over attacks on workers’ pay, terms and conditions, as the company proposes to slash pay by up to 20 per cent and downgrade workers’ pensions, warns Unite, the country’s biggest union.