By Thomas Carmichael Translink workers across Northern Ireland are to take strike action from midnight on 1st December,…
UNISON HEALTH members in NI will be walking out in a further 48 hour strike on 21 and…
The question has to be asked: what kind of trade union movement will workers need to deal with existing and future attacks on our living standards?
In May workers at MM Bangor took strike action, demanding an inflation-proofed pay increase.
The marking boycott is a clear escalation in the dispute by UCU members, who have been engaged in industrial action since 2018. 145 UK higher education institutions will be affected by the boycott which could affect half a million graduations according to the UCU, as final exams and assessments will not be marked until employers meet the worker's demands.
Around 160 workers at liferaft and lifejacket manufacturer Survitec have been on strike since June 1st. Following the insulting pay offer of only 6% by the company, workers organised to take action.
Unite Hospitality and Rosa have drawn together a charter against sexual harassment which puts demands on employers to ensure the safety of workers and customers.
The 12 May is International Nurses Day. It is taking place in the same year that health workers across the UK were at the fore of a wave of industrial action taken to demand inflation-busting pay rises, safe staffing, and defence of the NHS from impending collapse fueled by Tory privatisation.
Both the UCU and RCN called off their strikes last month, claiming "significant progress" and "intensive talks." But why did they back down when they had the upper hand? The Socialist delves into the leaderships' undemocratic and lackluster strategy, and presents a fighting strategy to win.
Maintenance workers for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) have entered their sixth month of strike action in their battle for an above-inflation pay increase.