News and events
Maria Miller, the minister for disabled people in the Department for Work and Pensions, said on Sunday night she believed the unemployment problem was down to a lack of “appetite” for the jobs on offer.
Mechanical and Electrical workers have voted by 67 percent on Balfour Beatty sites for strike action.
This follows another overwhelming vote for strike action at the end of November last year.
Where: Caxton House, 6-12 Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9DA
When: Monday February 13th 2012
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.