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#TubeStrike: Why I’ll be striking over compulsory all-night shifts

05 Aug 2015, By Guest

I’m a ticket officer and station assistant on London Underground, and I’ll be taking 24 hour strike action this evening alongside members of my union, TSSA, and unions representing other tube staff, ASLEF, RMT and Unite. We’re in dispute over the move to all-night running at weekends, starting in September. That’s not because we oppose…

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ACT NOW! The next few days are vital for EU-US trade deal

26 May 2015, By

On Thursday, the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee (known as INTA) will vote on a series of amendments to a draft report on the EU-US trade deal TTIP (the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). The report which INTA produces will then go to the plenary session of the European Parliament starting on 8 June, just…

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Union-busting at the heart of this government?

16 Jan 2015, By

We’ve long been used to the hostility towards trade unions exhibited by some of the more excitable elements on the fringes of the Tory right. From Aiden Burley and the Trade Union Reform Campaign to Priti Patel and her friends in the Taxpayers Alliance, there has been a constant stream of inaccurate and misleading attacks…

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