Strike action spreads in Southampton – Social Work staff to strike

There will be widespread picket lines across Southampton on 3 August

Update from Mike Tucker UNISON NEC and Southampton Branch Secretary Thanks to Union Futures website 1. Industrial Action On Wednesday 3 August, up to 450 social work staff in both Children’s Services and Adult Services will strike for one day … Continue reading

Southampton UNISON members vote for industrial action

The result of the industrial action ballot which closed this morning was as follows: PREPARED TO TAKE STRIKE ACTION Number [...]

Threat of statutory duty removal

Rubbish could litter our streets, bodies could pile up, vulnerable children could be left without care, strip clubs could be [...]

1 in 4 Not In Council Pension

One in four council workers already opted out of pension scheme shows proposed contribution increases to local government pension schemes [...]

Town halls face legal threat over cuts

08/04/2011 | By Rhiannon Bury, Inside Housing Local authorities face being taken to court over their spending cuts, following a [...]

Connexions staff protest in Birmingham over job losses and office closures

By Kat Keogh, Birmingham Post April 6th Hundreds of staff at a Birmingham youth service staged a city centre rally [...]

Hundreds protest at council and health cuts in Southampton

Thursday 20th January 2011 By Matt Smith Political reporter Daily Echo NEARLY one thousand council and health workers took to [...]