A Socialist

Outsourced railway gate line staff strike for equal pay and conditions

“We need a political revolution” said one striking Carlisle Support Services (CSS) RMT member when discussing whether a Labour victory at the general election would change things for outsourced rail workers like them. Iain Dalton, Leeds Socialist Party “Will they bring workers like us back in-house?” questioned one picket. “Will they scrap zero hour contracts?”…

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Rally against union busting Drax

Over the last week the employers have upped the ante against Unite in the ongoing dispute involving catering workers employed at Drax by Baxter-Storey. Iain Dalton, Leeds Socialist Party Whilst Baxter-Storey are still supposed to be negotiating voluntary recognition of Unite, Drax have banned the workers Unite Regional Officer from site as well as banning…

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