The Durham lions become the Durham lumiere to say Happy Xmas! The fight goes on though – although they forced the council into a massive climbdown with offers of talks and the suspension of the sacking and reengagement on new contracts, the council are still not offering anything concrete. If the negotiations don’t guarantee the preservation of current pay and conditions, the lions will roar again – at a moment’s notice.
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Hacked By Sxtz
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Hacked By Sxtz
Campaigns from all over the UK come together to demand an end to the cuts to our libraries and museums. More and more workers are taking action to stop closures (often by Labour councils), including strikes and occupations – now activists are calling for a national coordinated movement.
Workers at 7 museum sites in Wales are on all out indefinite strike after management withdrew weekend working unsocial hours payments. It will mean a 15% cut in wages for people who earn an average wage of just £15,000 a year – the lowest paid are on just £8,000 a year. UPDATE: VICTORY!! STRIKE ENDS AS MANAGEMENT MAKE SIGNIFICANT CONCESSIONS
Welsh museums, along with the Welsh government, are imposing new contracts on their lowest paid workers which will take away their weekend bonuses. The workers, who are paid around £15,000 a year, and work over 35 weekends a year, depend on the bonuses to survive. They are now planning to escalate their strike action and need your support .
Anger grows on another solid and determined strike by junior doctors at the start of April, as the department of health admits that changes in the contracts will disadvantage women.
David Cameron is telling everyone that by cutting 22% of sixth form funding since 2010, he’s actually “protecting” it and providing “better funding”. So striking teachers from City & Islington hold a free maths lesson outside Parliament…
David Cameron says that funding for sixth form colleges is “protected” and that colleges will be “better funded.” He’s lying. The current cuts will mean funding has been cut by nearly a quarter since 2010. Teachers are now striking to save education.
A loud and lively protest at a council meeting to discuss £1.6 million cuts to youth services, which will leave the service 64% worse off than in 2011. This is a result of government cuts to funding and is affecting youth services all over the country. Protestors are demanding that the Labour council do not implement the cuts, and that the government funds statutory youth service provision.
At a packed meeting in Paris, Naomi Klein, supported by UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, calls for mass civil disobedience to break the ban on demonstrations on December 12.
Trade unionists and others discuss the real solutions to climate change: an end to fossil fuels, energy democracy, and a just transition to millions of cllimate jobs.