13/07/2014 - 50% threshold for strikes "hypocritical" says Solidarity
Solidarity Trade Union, amongst many other unions, has condemned plans by David Cameron to impose thresholds for strike ballots.
The Prime Minister dismissed the big strike by public sector workers, saying there was no mandate for action because fewer than 50% of me
13/07/2014 - Justice closer for blacklisting victims?
Yesterday saw an important step forward in the fight for justice for victims of blacklisting. A High Court judge ruled that companies involved in blacklisting have a case to answer and that hundreds of separate cases made by victims of blacklisting will be heard together, unde
13/07/2014 - Millions join strike but 'you ain't seen nothing yet'!
This week saw strong, solid support for the strike against poverty pay by public service workers. Two million people came out on strike and there were over a thousand picket lines at town halls and schools.
Unions reported that four thousand schools were closed complet
05/07/2014 - Disposable income increases under ConDems!
Good news! Household disposable income has increased according to figures just published by the Office for National Statistics. Well, they have for the richest fifth of households. For everyone else it fell.
Commenting on the figures, Pat Harrington the general secreta
05/07/2014 - Now they want to privatise the National Gallery!
Just when you thought that the ConDem government was running out of national institutions and assets to privatise they think of another one! Their latest plan is to privatise all visitor services at one of the UKâs most important cultural attractions.
Staff at the Na