Robin Blackburn, author of Age Shock: How Finance is failing us and other books, comments on pension changes made in George Osborne’s Budget.
Around 80 out of 120 Care UK staff who work with vulnerable people with learning disabilities in Doncaster continue to refuse to sign new contracts that would wipe out up to 50% of wages that comes fr
The results of the elections to the NUT National Executive for 2014-16 were released on 10 April. They show significant successes for the Local Associations National Action Campaign (LANAC).
Service users and supporters rallied in Cambridge on 5 April
See here for information on the national meeting to fight for free education on 15 June.
At the end of March, the International Labour Organisation’s Bureau for Workers Activities (known as ILO-ACTRAV) and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding “to promote Trade unions South-South Cooperation in the Asia- Pacific region”.
In the run up to the May European elections, UKIP have been getting a lot of attention.
It seemed to come from nowhere, then it was everywhere. It was against everything, but not clearly for anything.
On 26 March the coalition government voted through a law to “cap” welfare benefits for future years. Most Labour MPs voted for the “cap”. Only 13 rebelled.
To mark the first anniversary of the bedroom tax (1 April), the BBC commissioned an investigation.
Russia's ruler Vladimir Putin has demanded that Ukraine adopt a federal constitution. The move is a gambit to gain Moscow more leverage in Ukraine.
A report on “target culture” in the police by the Metropolitan Police Federation has exposed the extent to the use of target-setting is failing victims of sexual violence and has inflated the use of racist stop and search powers.
On 3 April, students in Montreal held a 10,000-strong “national protest against austerity measures and for a more egalitarian budget.”
Delegates to the conference of the National Union of Teachers will meet in Brighton from 18-22 April just weeks after our national strike.
Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will begin a boycott of marking on 28 April unless Higher Education bosses make concessions on pay.
A workplace bulletin by University of London workers, for University of London workers.
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Human Rights Activist News Agency (HRANA) has reported that the imprisoned Iranian trade unionist Shahrokh Zamani, has just entered his 30th day of a hunger strike.
Translated, by Dale Street, from the website of the Russian Socialist Movement.
We reprint below, in abridged form, a range of different (and sometimes conflicting) opinions about recent and current events in Ukraine, expressed by Ukrainian and Russian left activists.