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University of Leeds’ UCU members rally at Leeds Town Hall on final strike day

The UCU strikers take part in a rally outside Leeds Town Hall

By Immy Share Today marks the last of eight strike days for University of Leeds’ UCU members who have picketed outside the University to protest about their pensions, pay and working conditions. They met at the Parkinson Building before marching in solidarity to a rally at Leeds Town Hall from midday. The rally involved singing well-known songs with UCU-related lyrics […]

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Ambulance staff strike fearing that proposed changes will risk patients’ lives

Ambulance staff strike fearing that proposed changes will risk patients’ lives

Yorkshire Ambulance staff are striking until 9pm tonight over fears that new working conditions will threaten patient safety. Protestors from the Unite union are taking industrial action after citing concerns that funding cuts would effect patient care. Regional officer, Terry Cunliffe, said that the union would not be taking strike action had the NHS Trust communicated with them about their […]

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