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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

PressTV: UK plans to curb unions’ right to organize strike

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The British government is planning tougher legislation to curb the rights of public unions to organize strikes, amid a looming mass walkout of public sector workers. 234 more words


Whistleblower predicts troubled start for new universal credit system

Reposted from the Bolton News

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A WHISTLEBLOWER inside one of the government’s pilot centres for universal credit has warned how numerous errors will make a smooth introduction of the new system “highly unlikely”. 296 more words