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Guest post: No such thing as a free lunch (or breakfast)

HAROLD BLASTS another open letter at Labour leader Simon Blackburn.You might also be interested in...Leader’s breakfast club plies kids with ...

Why schools should become academies now

A HOT local issue in Blackpool at the moment is that of the conversion of schools to academies: a process that is hotly opposed by Blackpool's Labo...

Why should taxpayers fund union posts?

Following up on our article on Saturday, Suffolk County Council has revealed that 4 full time staff are employed on behalf of the unions – si...

Should a council fund a union office?

Ipswich Tory Ben Gummer MP has hit out at news that Ipswich Borough Council subsidises a union office to the tune of £20,000 in an article in the ...

Voices of the Manchester Strike

Thousands marched through the streets of Manchester today in support of public sector strikes called against proposed pension reforms and in opposi...

Strikes to cause Lincoln school closures

Strike: Several Lincoln schools are set to close as two teaching unions strike over pensions.

Teachers call to arms: put taxes up to fund our pensions

IT WAS confirmed yesterday that two teaching unions, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT) have ...

Stop The Cuts Heal The Island Rally (photos)

A smaller turnout than usual, but campaigners remain defiant

Stop The Cuts Heal The Island Rally This Weekend

Stop The Cuts rally on Saturday in Newport between 11am-12.30pm. Show your support for the NHS public services and hear keynote speeches from group...

Unite to ballot council workers on industrial action

Employees at Manchester City Council could be the first local authority workforce in the country to be balloted on industrial action, after a resol...

Council braced for job losses as budget slashed

Council workers in Tower Hamlets have been told to brace themselves for redundancies as staff budgets are slashed by £29 million. Tower Hamlets Ch...

Tony Benn speaks in Lewisham about “brutally unfair” cuts

Tony Benn has called for solidarity between young people and the unions in the fight against cuts to higher education and public funding. Speaking ...

‘Red’ Len declares war on government

MEMBERS HAVE been balloted and Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, now has a new leader replacing joint General Secretaries Derek Simpson a...

Business: Jaguar Land Rover workers vote to accept new pay deal

Workers at Jaguar Land Rover, including employees at two plants in the West Midlands, have voted overwhelmingly to accept a deal including a two-ye...

DON’T TURN A WEEK OF DISCONTENT INTO A WINTER

There were no Tubes running on Wednesday; there’ll be no Today Programme on the radio tomorrow; but at least we can enjoy the Chislehurst fir...

Business: Five per cent pay rise sought for WM bus drivers

Unions are pressing for a five per cent increase for 3,750 bus drivers across the West Midlands – and improved sickness and pension terms for...

Unions declare war on spending cuts

Strong reactions: Trade unions marched through Lincoln to protest against government budget cuts.

News: Tory Party meets with protests in Brum

Thousands of angry public sector workers took to the streets of Birmingham with a loud and lively demonstration against Government cutbacks...

Business: BBC Midlands Today staff threaten strike over alleged bullying

Staff at BBC Midlands Today have passed a vote of no confidence in management amid claims of widespread bullying and intimidation at the Birmingham...

Ex-union official admits Walsall Manor theft 13 years on

A former union official today owned up to stealing £3,000 from union funds in an amazing confession 13 years after she was disciplined over the...

CBI calls for public sector pay freeze

Business leaders today called for an immediate freeze in the public sector pay bill under moves to control public finances. The CBI said there coul...

Unite! (Against Freedom of speech)

Whilst the UAF have every right to protest against the British National Party, they have no right to prevent freedom of speech. The recent reports ...

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