If you’re not a big rally person be a local picket person
And what to do if you too want to fight back against government-induced austerity but you can’t do either of those things. Thursday and Saturday were both RMT strike days. There are still people working on our railways who are campaigning to reach a basic living wage… …whilst the railway execs continue to get ridiculously…
What do we want…?
Today, 1st February 2023, the NEU teachers join in the #CostOfLivingCrisis wave of strikes, and this morning in Hastings, all the trade unions and other groups who answered the call #HastingsDemandsBetter gathered in support. Himself and I looked in at Hastings Station, where there was an ASLEF picket line, passed the government buildings where the…
This is an emergency
“You know something is broken when you see emergency response workers on a picket line,” says the FBU rep. In fact, this was a picket line like no other I’ve seen. Despite suffering both service funding cuts and pay degradation, despite being maligned by politicians from both the major political parties, Hastings’ emergency response crews…
This is what we’ve been waiting for
Hastings Demands Better is one of a series of meetings being held in the region by the South Eastern TUC, leading up to the big demo against the cost-of-living crisis, to be held in London on 18th June. Yes, we gather to tell the government we cannot and will not put up with any more…
SCHOOL CUTS COME TO HASTINGS
How will schools in Hastings and Rye fare in the next few years?