Category - public sector strikes

  • July 13, 2014

    The hundreds of thousands of public sector workers who joined marches, pickets lines and rallies across England and Wales on 10 July have cast into sharp relief the attitudes of those who would divide us, those who cannot see past their own narrow interests and those who have – to varying degrees – an awareness of the qualities of interrelation, solidarity and the common good which are integral to the civilised functioning of complex modern societies.

  • July 11, 2014

    Over the past four years, the government has either frozen public sector pay or limited pay increases to well below the cost of living, leaving public servants on average £2,245 worse off, says the TUC.

  • December 1, 2011

    Two-thirds of schools and thousands of agencies shut down yesterday as over 2 million workers joined 'the biggest strike in a generation', according to organisers.

  • November 30, 2011

    “We're all in this together” has never seemed so cynically mendacious as it does today (30 November) – the day after the Chancellor's Autumn Statement and the day on which public service workers are taking part in the largest organised day of action for a generation.