Day of Action for a Living Wage

Members from both the Unite and Unison unions came together in Portsmouth this week to continue their campaign for the living wage. Portsmouth City Council employees have suffered an 18% cut in pay between 2010 and 2014 as part of the government’s austerity drive. Now many workers are paid nothing more than minimum wage, despite…

#J10 Portsmouth goes on Strike

Up and down the country, Public Sector workers walked out on strike and Portsmouth was no exception. Pickets started at Midnight last night as UNITE members at Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port kicked off today’s action. They were joined by other pickets at the Civic offices,  Paulsgrove Housing Office, Wingfield House, Victory Gate, Whale Island and Gosport…