Tag: British Government

Austerity, unemployment and poverty
Struggles Workers

Austerity, unemployment and poverty

In order to speak out against the cutbacks that the British government is imposing – cutbacks that affect the rights of workers – protests in the UK are being organized for the 1st of May.   International Workers’ Day has always been a date for social and labour demands. It […]

Protests arise from salary cuts
Struggles Workers

Protests arise from salary cuts

They could mobilise more than 250,000 public sector workers. The date will be the 5th. of April, a date that marks the end of the tax year 2012/13, and the moment when new contributions will be applied.   The deficit contingency plan of the British Government has been the main […]

Workfare policies
Struggles Workers

Workfare policies

A series of protests are set to take place at various locations across the country from the 16th to the 24th March in order to protest against the government’s latest decisions on this matter.   The workfare system, introduced by the British government in order to allow companies to employ […]