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TATA SOLIDARITY

Posted: 18th June 2015

Dear Colleagues,
 
Tata Steel – 1 Day Strike – Monday, 22nd June 2015 from 6.00am
 
Our members at Tata Steel across the UK have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action against the company’s proposal to close their final salary pension scheme.
 
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TATA Dispute

Posted: 18th June 2015

 

Tata Steel 19th June meeting on pensions Wednesday, June 17, 2015

19th June London meeting of Tata Steel shop stewards to consider ACAS talks in pensions dispute as industrial action is temporarily suspended.
Senior shop stewards will decide whether there has been enough progress to go back to the members on this says…

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Labour candidates face first grilling

Posted: 13th June 2015

LABOUR’S leadership contenders were squarely told to stop swallowing Tory lies yesterday in their first face-off with working-class Brits.
At a hustings at GMB Congress in Dublin, frontrunners Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper faced audience heckles when they refused to say whether they favoured lowering the benefit cap to £23,000 a year.

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CLASS FRINGE @ CONGRESS

Posted: 13th June 2015

 
R75 BRANCH SECRETARY attends CLASS fringe meeting as one of the panel of speakers
Where to Now for Trade Unions after the 2015 Election?
The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) is a new think tank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and…

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Support Green Co Workers In Sheffield

Posted: 27th April 2015

Green Co GMB members (Sheffield Household Waste Recycling Centres) are embroiled in a bitter battle after staff have been sacked or forced to leave their jobs in a long dispute about how the centres are being run.  Bullying, pay and poor welfare facilities are the key issues and in recent weeks the company has upped…

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