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All Together Now: Hands Off CBHA!

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Housing

Tenants staff, and supporters from the Unite Housing Workers Branch recently protested at a Peabody roadshow at which the large parent sought to persuade tenants to accept their 'offer' of different arrangements for the ownership and governance of the smaller subsidiary, CBHA. Read More »

Why we must stand together and fight!

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Housing

A spectacular victory - and a potentially very significant one - for St. Mungo's Broadway housing workers, just as they were about to embark on 10 straight days of strike action. Management were forced into conceding virtually all the strikers demands and abandoning their plans to savagely cut wages and conditions and effectively derecognise the union. Read More »

#ScraptheFramework Campaign

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back

We are about to see the largest change to interpreting service provision for Deaf people in the UK for many years which could cause lasting damage to the Deaf community. #Scraptheframework Campaign has been launched by the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters (NUBSLI), a branch of Unite, in February 2015. The campaign is a response to the national framework for interpreting and translation services which users, interpreters and translators oppose. Read More »

Members at Shelter ready to go out on strike

In: Cuts, Fighting Back, Housing, Pay

Breaking news....Concessions were made at ACAS talks today, and Shelter stewards have called off the impending strike (which was to start tomorrow) in order to put the concessions to the Shelter membership. This means that the planned three day strike due to start tomorrow (Tuesday 16th December) has been suspended so that members can be balloted.  Read More »

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