Tag Archives: Public Sector

Exposing the myths about welfare

6 April 2011 Right-wing politicians and commentators make regular pronouncements about welfare. We look at its importance and bust some [...]
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PCS and UNISON forge alliance to fight cuts

8 September 2010 Two of the UK’s biggest public sector unions, UNISON and PCS, representing 1.7 million workers, have pledged [...]
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Election result is a rejection of cuts agenda

The lack of clear support for the Tories in the general election and poor showings for Labour and the Liberal [...]
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Defending Public Services and Jobs

The Spring issue of SOLIDARITY is now available. This is an article from it. “The strength of the unions depends [...]
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Essex Fire Crews tell Fire Authority – suspend plans for firefighter cuts or ballot starts on June 25th

Essex fire crews and officers have given the fire authority a further 10 days to shelve plans to cut firefighters [...]
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"No more blank cheques"

A UNISON Press release from today’s session of their conference Dave Prentis laid down the gauntlet to the Labour government [...]
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Unite say Chancellor’s announcement on three year pay deal will incense trade union members

8 January 2008 Unite, the UK’s largest trade union, say that Alistair Darling’s announcement that public sector workers will be [...]
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GMB rejects 3 year pay deal for public sector

Responding to today’s statement by the Chancellor Alistair Darling, GMB which represents 300,000 public sector workers flatly rejected the idea [...]
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