Rank and File Jobcentre Workers call for Week of Action

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Austerity plan pushes UK towards triple dip recession

Responding to the latest GDP growth figures today (Friday), which show that the UK economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in the last quarter of 2012, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

‘Today’s figures confirm our worst fears that the Chancellor’s austerity plan has pushed the UK economy to the brink of an unprecedented triple-dip recession. Continue reading

Thousands march against cuts in Glasgow

Community groups, public sector workers and trades union activists were amongst those who turned out to march against public sector cuts at a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 20th October. The event, organised by the Scottish Trades Union Council, attracted around 10,000 people and ran in conjunction with similar protests in London and Belfast. Continue reading