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Ten day strike at National Gallery over privatisation

National Gallery staff are due to go on trike for 10 days from Tuesday in the escalation of a long-running dispute over privatisation.

The action by members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) may cause disruption to visitors to the famous museum and gallery in Trafalgar square during the state school half-term holiday. 400 more words


PCS Conference: Support Victimised Activists. Support John Pearson!

Last week the National Gallery sacked a PCS activist during their long dispute over outsourcing gallery staff to a security firm. Candy is an outstanding trade unionist who is now being made to pay for having the guts to stand up to the bosses. 271 more words

Trade Unionism

Unions will be gone in 10 years or less.

Decriminalised in 1867 and legalised in 1871, the Trade Unions were first established to improve working conditions for working men here in the UK. They went on to form the Labour Representation Committee which effectively formed the basis of todays Labour Party. 328 more words

Tier 2

Civil service workers set to go on a 24-hour strike for pay rise

Disruption to job centres, museums and courts is expected in Nottinghamshire on Wednesday as civil service workers go on a 24-hour strike to fight for fair pay. 178 more words

Political madness – or is it? As huge debts remain uncollected, HMRC demands compulsory returns from a local pensioner

News from a reader in her seventies with income from pensions and savings below the national average after tax has been deducted, prompted a search of collected data and online reports. 309 more words

Central Government

The Power of Unions -- British Public Sector Workers Stage Strike!

On July 10, more than one million firefighters, teachers, civil servants, sanitation workers, and other public sector workers, representing six major unions in the UK, held a one day strike, closing hundreds of schools, libraries, and museums, reducing activities at many government buildings and airports, and disrupting sanitation collection. 999 more words

Labor Unions