for better pay and conditions

HTUC Public meeting: Fighting Gordon Brown's pay and job cuts

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 12/10/2007 - 17:17.
31/10/2007 - 18:30
31/10/2007 - 20:30

Hackney TUC in association with the Public and Commercial Services Union and Unison
Fighting Gordon Brown's pay and job cuts

Wednesday 31st October, 6:30 pm
Hospitality room, Hackney Empire,
291 Mare St, Hackney

Speakers: Mark Serwotka, PCS General Secretary; Janine Booth, RMT; Glenn Kelly, Unison NEC (pc); CWU activist (invited)

Gordon Brown is insisting that public sector workers must accept pay cuts in real terms in order to combat inflation - yet public sector workers are the victims of inflation, not the cause.


Support Postal Strikes

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 09/07/2007 - 13:16.

The Communication Workers Union has announced a further day of strike action commencing the evening of Thursday 12th July and continuing through Friday 13th July.


Solidarity With Rail And Tube Cleaners

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 10/01/2007 - 10:47.

On Monday 8th January, Rail and Tube cleaners protested at City Hall against attacks on cleaning jobs. Their union, RMT, was demanding that Mayor Ken Livingstone intervene to stop cleaning contractor ISS from cutting over 200 jobs.


RMT strike on Network Rail

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 12/06/2006 - 15:23.
31/12/1969 - 23:00

This strike has now been suspended.

Details here.


RMT strike on Network Rail

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 12/06/2006 - 15:20.
31/12/1969 - 23:00

This strike has now been called off while the union considers a new offer from Network Rail.

Details of the original strike decision here.


Railway Signallers and Operational Staff to Strike

Submitted by Janine on Mon, 12/06/2006 - 12:21.

Theses strikes have now been called off while the union considers a new offer from Network Rail. It is holding a referendum of members with a recommendation to reject the offer.

RMT press release:

TWO 24-HOUR strikes have been called by Britain's biggest rail union after a massive vote for action over pay and conditions by 5,000 Network Rail signallers and operational staff.


Agreement to negotiations at London Met

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 28/01/2005 - 18:22.

11 January 2005

To all supporters of the academic boycott of London Metropolitan University
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Lecturers burn contracts in protest!



A meeting took place this evening between the NATFHE negotiating team and a sub-committee of the board of governors and the statement attached below was agreed.



I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who said that they were coming to support our picket tomorrow and hope that I have got to them in time to save a journey.


387 lecturers face the sack today!

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 01/09/2004 - 04:12.

NATFHE members protest against new contracts

Lecturers burn contracts in protest!

NATFHE members are in dispute with London Metropolitan University over new contracts. The letter below - which they have sent to MPs - explains the details of the dispute.



Lecturers' Fury Over Vice-Chancellor's 'Book Burning'

Submitted by Janine on Wed, 01/09/2004 - 04:07.

Burning bin!

Lecturers burn new contracts

NATFHE News Release, 26 AUGUST 2004


LECTURERS’ FURY OVER VICE CHANCELLOR’S ‘BOOK BURNING’



Lecturers at London Metropolitan University (LMU) today condemned the university’s vice chancellor Brian Roper for ordering the destruction of thousands of copies of a book about the university.


Homerton FBU picket

Submitted by Janine on Fri, 13/08/2004 - 18:19.
Homerton FBU picket


Firefighters picket Homerton fire station during the FBU pay strike in 2002.


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