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Controversial Care Provider is Unnecessarily Raiding Staff Incomes to Fund Growing Overheads and High Management Pay

As members at Alternative Futures Group (AFG) continue their strike action today, new figures reveal that AFG’s raid on staff incomes is wholly unnecessary.


International Workers’ Memorial Day, Sunday 28 April

Albert Square Manchester, 12noon – 1pm



Striking Care Workers to Highlight AFG’s ‘Gamble’ with their Livelihoods

Striking care workers will be seeking public support for their campaign from race-goers at Aintree tomorrow.


Victory for Strikers at Liverpool Women's Hospital as OCS Agree to Pay NHS Rates

The staff will no longer be paid just the legal minimum wage but receive the NHS rate for the job. 


Care Strike Set to Continue as AFG Managers Walk Away from Talks Again

Acas talks had been due to take place today (Tuesday). 


Care Support Workers Escalate Strike Action over Raid on their Incomes

Striking Alternative Futures Group workers are going to Westminster on Wednesday to meet with MPs. 


Environment Agency staff vote on strike action over pay

The threat of industrial action is looming at the Environment Agency after it decided to force a below inflation pay rise on its 10,000 staff earlier this year.

Liverpool Women's Hospital Staff to Escalate Strike Over Unfair Pay

"I play a part in keeping our NHS going.  It’s only fair that I should get NHS pay."


Meeting: Standing Up to the Empire – Opposing Trump’s Regime Change in Venezuela and Latin America


Monday 11 March, 7pm, Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St., Manchester

Care Support Workers to Strike this Weekend over Sleep-in Shift Pay Cut

Care support workers employed by the Alternative Futures Group will take strike action for 48 hours


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