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Saturday, 28 September 2013
|Pickets at South Gloucestershire today|
Friday, 27 September 2013
Thursday, 26 September 2013
a 10 day all out strike in an escalation of their campaign to reverse cuts in pay following outsourcing of adult social care services to Future Directions a community interest company 100% owned by Calderstones NHS Foundation Trust.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Neil Clark of the Campaign for Public Ownership has pointed out ultimately more radical measures will be required to resolve the underlying problem: ‘the experts tell us that we need more competition in the energy market. We need more regulation. We need the government to ‘get tough’ with the utility companies and make it easier for us to switch providers. But the reason why our utility bills are so high and continue to rise year after year above inflation is a simple one indeed. It is the same reason our rail fares are so high and continue to rise year after year above inflation. It's called privatisation’
Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Monday, 23 September 2013
Sunday, 22 September 2013
Whatever the independence referendum result, the seminar underlined that working people in Scotland, the North West of England and indeed across the world have far more in common with each other than with the rich exploiters in their home countries or regions. The real division is between rich and poor, the powerful and the dispossessed, with the need to fight the inequality that transcends borders. See report on UNISON Scotland blog http://unison-scotland.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/unison-scotland-and-north-west-join-for.html