Monthly Archives: May 2017
Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War in the Middle East and the start of Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine. Continue reading
Since last October, German fast-food workers have been in a conflict with employers over fair pay and a living wage. In collective bargaining with the German food workers union NGG, the companies have offered a wage which is considerably below what the German government calculates as the minimum needed to build for a decent retirement. Since the start of this year, more than 1000 workers and supporters have participated in protest actions and warning strikes at McDonald’s, Burger King, Starbucks, Pizza Hut and Autogrill. The employers have shown no serious willingness to negotiate a living wage. Continue reading
TUC conference Monday 26 June 9am. Ten years on from the Commission on Vulnerable Employment, the TUC is hosting a major conference to discuss how unions and other civil organisations can tackle insecure work. Click here to read more and reserve a place.
Show support for a long running dispute for PCS who are campaigning to reinstate sacked members.
Show solidarity for those on strike this week at the EHRC, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8JX. The picket line will be there each day from 8.00 am. Click here to read more.
THE number of cases involving allegations of police corruption referred to the police watchdog has almost doubled in four years, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) revealed on Monday. Click here to read more.
A meeting will take place at 7.30pm at the William Morris Community Centre, Greenleaf Road, London E17 6QQ. Click here for more details.
Join UNISON and the NUT to march together and say No to Waltham Forest Schools losing over £25m by 2020. Click here for more information.
Labour Manifesto 2017......
Labour has launched its manifesto, For the Many, Not the Few. The full document is available online.
“Labour has produced a manifesto that delivers for public services. Ending the pay cap will make a huge difference for hard-pressed public sector employees. Proper investment in the NHS and social care will have a huge impact on patients and staff too. Continue reading