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Next Strike Day Over Pay Is 30 September 2014



UNISON’s local government and school support workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to hold a second day of strike action on Tuesday 30 September. 260 more words


Secret Plans Revealed - 600 Staff To Be Transferred To Another Company

It is with great surprise that we learned about the full plans for Co-operative Working from Potterieseye website and not from the Council. The document was not disclosed to UNISON by the council. 212 more words


Why Deficits No Longer Matter

William Gale of Brookings Institute provides six takeaways from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook.  Its findings suggest that not much has changed.   600 more words

Macro 101

Thank You For 10 July Strike Action

Dear UNISON member

I am writing to send you a big thank you for making yesterday’s strike an overwhelming success.

The strength of your feeling over falling pay and pensions was very plain to see. 193 more words


"Now? Have you lost your mind?!"

Perhaps you have heard something about illegal children crossing our southern border? More than 52,000 unaccompanied minors and 39,000 women with children have been apprehended on the southern border this year. 579 more words

Commentary - Modern Times

sheridegrom - From the literary and legislative trenches. reblogged this on Sheri de Grom and commented:

This blog written by Huntie at http://chasingrabbitholes.com is one of the best written essays of how we are losing our country one day at a time. Huntie places the issues front and center of what's happening, how it's happening and please, can we wake up and do something before it's too late. I'd planned to post a blog of my own today, but Huntie's post demanded prompt attention. Might I also suggest you follow this blog. You will not be disappointed. Not only does Huntie have a marvelous intellect but she's as funny as all get out. Sheri

Meanwhile ... the budget deficit keeps shrinking

Bad news tends to run laps around good news.

People are drawn to negativity in a curious way. Positive developments? Oh, forget about it. We’ll get to the good stuff later — if we remember to think about it. 254 more words