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GOVE MUST GO! – call a general strike! say angry teachers

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‘GOVE must go!’ shouted angry striking teachers on a 15,000-strong march through central London to rally in Westminster on Thursday. They were taking part in...

Netanyahu Rejects French Peace Initiative!

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PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed Israel’s official rejection of the upcoming French initiative as a ‘reaffirmation of the Israeli government’s decision to continue...

VICTORY TO GATE GOURMET WORKERS! – First Anniversary march and rally

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OVER 600 youth and trade unionists joined the locked-out Gate Gourmet workers in a demonstration through Southall on Sunday, marking the first anniversary of...

Fort Worth Teamsters Strike

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TEAMSTERS Local Union 767 Members at Allied Waste Services, Fort Worth, Texas have been on strike since December 18th 2006. They have taken action...

Spain To Pursue Israeli War Crimes Probe

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Spain’s National Court plans to proceed with an investigation of Israeli officials for possible war crimes against humanity over the 2002 killing of a...

Unions Condemn Budget As A ‘Provocation!’

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Unions have condemned the Chancellor’s 2014 austerity Budget with Unison calling it a ‘clear provocation’, the NUT saying it was ‘more of the same’...

TUC REPORTS ‘SYSTEMATIC EXPLOITATION’ – of Polish and Lithuanian migrants

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A NEW TUC study just published has revealed ‘systematic exploitation’ of migrant workers in Britain. The TUC said: ‘Thousands of Polish and Lithuanian workers are...

DELAY BOOTS TAKEOVER IN WAKE OF IMF CRASH WARNING – GMB...

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THE GMB has called on the government to delay the private equity take-over of Boots in the wake of the IMF warning of the...

‘SKYROCKETING COSTS OF FAILING US HEALTHCARE SYSTEM’ HITTING WORKERS – warns...

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‘The skyrocketing costs of our nation’s failing health care system are hitting employers hard and that means higher costs for all of us,’ says...

Para-military police units ‘should not have been used at Marikana!’

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WITH the strike by platinum miners continuing to grip South Africa, senior police officer Lieutenant Colonel Salmon Vermaak outlined internal problems that contributed...

Visteon Occupiers Launch Irish Film Festival

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A DELEGATION of workers who have been occupying the Visteon auto parts plant in Belfast for the last month have been invited to help...

ADDRESS GP WORKFORCE – BMA Extreme concern over five...

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Responding to latest GP workforce data for January 2022, the BMA doctors’ union says the declining number of GPs shows no signs of abating...

Cairo Students March On Anniversary Of Mohamed Mahmoud Street Clashes

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EGYPTIAN university students marched from Cairo University to Tahrir Square in mid-afternoon Monday, to mark the anniversary of the last year’s Mohamed Mahmoud Street...

FBU is battling to defend the service & defend jobs

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‘DON’T think of this as your own personal job – you’re only looking after it for the next person. This is one of the...

‘WE WANT A NATIONAL STRIKE OF ALL PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS’ –...

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FIREFIGHTERS in England and Wales are holding a fourth strike on pensions today between 10.00am and 2.00pm. This follows the decision of the government in...

STUDENT UPRISING AGAINST FEES –rocks the Tory-LibDem coalition

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STAFF and students at the University of Reading held a special demonstration yesterday against government cuts to higher education. The lobby was organised by...

EALING HOSPITAL MUST NOT CLOSE! Form a Council of Action NOW

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HEALTH workers, trade unionists and local residents spoke out in support of the policy of occupying Ealing Hospital to stop the closure on the...

Huge Palestine demonstration in the Yemen

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Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets across the country to express their solidarity with Palestinians in the face of the relentless Israeli air...

CANADIAN POST UNION OPPOSES ‘US-BACKED COUP’ IN VENEZUELA

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CANADA’S postal workers union, the CUPW, has condemned the government of Canada’s decision to recognise Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president...

Is the Irish Political Duopoly like Partition coming to an end?

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DISCUSSION ARTICLE BY FRA HUGHES IN BELFAST IRELAND has been partitioned North from South for nearly 100 years. 2021 will mark the centenary of the formation of...

‘CWU must call an indefinite national strike to defend Royal Mail’

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CWU leaders and reps are meeting today and tomorrow at Logan Hall, London for a policy forum to discuss the CWU’s response to the...

Kick Tories Out–To Defend NHS! Demand 20,000 Marchers!

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MORE than 20,000 nurses, health workers, trade unionists, workers, students and youth marched on Downing Street on Saturday afternoon to demand TUC action to...

Re-award the GSCEs say Welsh Government – now Gove must follow...

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NUT Wales has welcomed the Welsh Government’s recommendation that the WJEC seeks to re-award its GCSE English Language examination following the row over the...

‘DETAINEES WERE HELD IN FLOODED CELLS WHILE FIRES BURNED’ – Liberty...

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As evidence is revealed of vulnerable detainees being imprisoned in overcrowded and flooded cells while fires burned, Liberty last Monday called on the Home...

Electricians step up the fight against big business cartel

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ELECTRICIANS are stepping up their fight against the ‘cartel’ of seven major building contractors, which has declared it is tearing up the longstanding JIB...

Pro-US Haftar Mobilising Against Libyan Islamists

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PREPARATION is underway for a ‘decisive’ battle, to storm the city of Benghazi and expel the Islamist militias, by pro-US forces led by Major-General...

STATES MUST REAFFIRM EVERYONE’S RIGHT TO ASYLUM – urges Amnesty International

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In this, the 60th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on World Refugee Day, Amnesty International called on states to...

Iran Will Continue To Support Syria Against Terrorist Groups

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that the Islamic Republic will continue to support Syria in its fight against terrorist groups. Zarif made...

‘OCCUPY EALING HOSPITAL! KICK OUT THE COALITION!’– shout 10,000 workers...

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‘DEFEND Ealing Hospital – Occupy Now!’ and ‘No Cuts, No Closures – Kick this Government Out!’,  were the slogans that dominated the march of...

Israeli Forces Raid On Nablus!

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ISRAELI forces raided Nablus overnight on Wednesday without coordinating with Palestinian Authority security services, say Palestinian officials. According to security coordination protocol which is part...

‘Virtual wards will jeopardise patient safety even further’ – says BMA

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THE NHS won’t survive without immediate steps to bolster our workforce, doctors union the British Medical Association (BMA) warned on Monday. Responding to the Tory...

Syrian army regaining control in Ghouta

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THE Syrian Arab Army has regained control over Madyra town and a number of farms near Jisreen town as part of the ongoing military...

Remembering the Hillingdon struggle

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IT’S a shame that the All in a Day’s Work book of interviews, recording lives and the struggles of west London workers from 1945-1995,...

National Hotel Workers Rising Campaign launched

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OVER 2000 workers rallied in San Francisco for the kickoff of the ‘National Hotel Workers Rising Campaign’ on February 15. Chanting ‘Si...

Abu Tair and twenty-two others arrested in Israeli police raids...

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ISRAELI forces detained Palestinian lawmaker Muhammad Abu Tair and at least 22 others from across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank during...

‘BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS!’ – protesters condemn MPs who backed invasion...

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‘BLOOD on your hands!’, ‘Shame on you!’ shouted demonstrators opposite parliament on Tuesday night, as MPs left the House of Commons after a debate...

Tunisians march on fourth anniversary of revolution!

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TUNISIANS on Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of the revolution that toppled strongman Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and sparked a mass wave of protests...

Israel Dawn Raids On The West Bank

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Israeli occupation forces at dawn on Monday rounded up twelve Palestinians from the West bank districts of Al-Khalil, Bethlehem and Qalqilia, the Israeli military...

Pro-Palestine activities in US & UK campuses facing restrictions!

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CONCERNS are rising over restrictions to free speech, academic inquiry, and student activism related to Palestine at universities across the UK. This trend has been...

G15 service charge strike after 500% hike

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RESIDENTS of G15 housing association are going ‘on strike’ and refusing to pay service charge bill increases in response to their monthly payments having...

‘GET OFF YOUR KNEES’ YS lobby urges union leaders

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A LIVELY lobby of over 50 Young Socialists and supporters, chanting ‘Youth demand a future, youth demand jobs’ demonstrated outside the TUC Congress yesterday...

US-UK attack on Syrian army is support for ISIS terrorists

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‘THE cowardly US aggression against positions of the Syrian Arab army in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor Airport is evidence of the support provided...

South African auto and security workers plan massive campaign of strikes

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he National Union for Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has rejected a wage proposal from employers in the motor sector and is set to...

Essex FBU Gives Industrial Action Notice

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As the TUC Congress kicked off in Manchester, the Fire Brigades Union on Monday issued lawful notice of the resumption of industrial action short...

Three million at risk of starvation in Yemen – UN report...

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FOOD insecurity across Yemen is set to rise from two million to over three million in just six months, report UN agencies – who...