More and more people around the world are waking up to the fact that austerity policies are failing and are all pain and no gain. Since its inception in 2010, the Northern Public Services Alliance has consistently argued that not only would austerity measures cause great social harm, but that they would be economically counterproductive too. So it has proven to be the case. Read more...
All in this together - Cuts Survey
The TUC is working with the Runnymede Trust and UNISON, UNITE, PCS and the NASUWT to conduct a survey to monitor how the cuts are impacting on the levels of employment of different equality groups.
Save our NHS – further solidarity messages
Eight further messages of support for the Save our NHS Rally held on 7 March, from Ireland – ICTU, Public Services International and its Southern Africa committee, and health unions in Argentina, Cuba, South Korea, Portugal and Sweden.
More solidarity from health unions around the world
Solidarity messages for the Save Our NHS - 7 March Rally from 9 health and other public sector unions in Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Korea, Norway, South Africa, Sweden and Zimbabwe, collected by Unison.
More global solidarity for the NHS
Solidarity messages for the Save Our NHS - 7 March Rally from the national trade union centres of France, USA and Zimbabwe.
One in 14 public sector workers in the South West lose their jobs as austerity kicks in
One in 14 public sector workers in the South West lost their jobs between July and September last year, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics............
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