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‘WE’RE LOBBYING TUC TODAY’ say Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

‘WE want to know if the TUC agrees with what the T&G has done to us,’ Gate Gourmet locked-out worker Sharanjit Grewal said...
In Dusseldorf yesterday morning two locked-out Gate Gourmet workers from London were welcomed at a mass picket by striking local Gate Gourmet workers

‘SIMPLY NOT ENOUGH!’ – Nurses reject Brown’s 2% pay offer

Angry nurses are ready to refuse to do unpaid overtime if they don’t get a pay rise of at least three per cent, the...

Gate Gourmet mass picket Sunday

‘WE are all very strong and standing firm in the wind and all weathers on our picket line on the hill and won’t give...

‘WE CAN’T GET JUSTICE!’ – Jean de Menezes’ cousin

‘The whole thing is a mess,’ Alex Pereira, the cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes told News Line yesterday. He was responding to reports that...

SUPPORT GROWING FOR GATE GOURMET LOCKED-OUT WORKERS – as Gate Gourmet Australia forced...

Gate Gourmet locked-out workers are campaigning for their monthly mass picket next Sunday from 11am to 1pm at the Beacon roundabout, Beacon Road, near...

PNA ‘A TERRORIST ENTITY’ says Israeli Premier

THE Israeli cabinet announced yesterday that it has decided to impose a range of punitive sanctions against the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). The sanctions...
UAW members demonstrating on February 16 outside the Flint East Delphi plant demanding no wage cuts

From New Labour Spin To Union Busting

GMB trade union members demonstrated yesterday against the union-busting propaganda for Asda Wal-Mart being supplied by public relations company Portland PR, which was set...

‘WE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS’ – Gate Gormet locked-out workers tell AGM

‘IF we sign the compromise deal we cut off our hands – the company sacked us in five minutes and the union signed the...

‘Try Them Or Free Them’

THE United States must bring all prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay to an independent trial or release them, the United Nations has said...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers and their supporters on the mass picket on February 10th – the six-month anniversary of the lock out

Gate Gourmet taking fight into the unions

GATE Gourmet locked-out workers are taking their fight for reinstatement into the trade union movement and visiting Transport and General Workers Union and other...

Haiti Rises Up!

PRESIDENTIAL candidate, Rene Preval, has condemned the ‘gigantic fraud’ during last week’s elections in Haiti, where an insurrection is taking place by his poverty-stricken...

‘We are going to win this fight’

‘The union is not paying us hardship money, we can’t get Jobseekers Allowance and we can’t get another job. What does the union think...

‘RESTORE OUR HARDSHIP PAYMENTS’ – demand Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

Gate Gourmet locked out workers are calling on all trade unionists to act in their support. The TGWU members are fighting for reinstatement on their...

Close Down Torture Camp!

The United States government is torturing inmates at its Guantanamo Bay concentration camp on the tip of Cuba, and it should be shut down. That...

‘OUT WITH THE ID BILL!’ says Liberty

‘THERE’S all hell breaking loose inside parliament right now about this identity cards scheme. The government is facing a hat-trick of defeats and they’re...

‘We will win’ say Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

‘It’s very good to see that the British Airways pilots are ready to strike – things are coming to a head,’ locked out Gate...
Demonstrators with their placards as they assembled opposite the House of Commons before Monday’s vote on the ID cards bill

SADDAM DEFIANT – as witness refuses to testify

The ‘trial’ of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein collapsed into into chaos minutes after it was resumed again yesterday. After boycotting the ‘trial’, Saddam arrived saying...

BA Pilots Ready To Strike

The British Airlines Pilots Association (Balpa) has advised its members at British Airways (BA) to set aside £25,000 each to prepare for a long...
A section of last Friday’s 200-strong Gate Gourmet locked -out workers mass picket at Heathrow – see feature

200-Strong Picket Supports Gate Gourmet Locked-Out Workers

TWO hundred people joined a mass picket by the locked-out Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow, six months after the 700-strong workforce at the airline...
William Westwell (second from right) with a placard showing support for the locked-out workers from his Camden UNISON branch

BLAIR AT BAY – Ignores Dunfermline defeat

Prime Minister Blair avoided all mention of Labour’s crushing Dunfermline by-election defeat in his keynote speech to the Labour Party Spring Conference in Blackpool,...

HUGE ANGER! – in Belfast over ‘Roayal Mail bullying’

BELFAST postal workers, in the second week of their unofficial strike, said there is ‘huge anger’ over what they described as Royal Mail ‘bullying’. Rank...

Join Our Mass Picket Today!

‘WE appeal to all Transport and General Workers Union branches and workers and the whole trade union movement to come to our support,’ Gate...
Postal workers marching during the General Strike in Belfast on January 18 2001 sparked by the sectarian killing of a young postal worker

Belfast Cwu – Still Out!

Striking Belfast postal workers yesterday told union representatives that they are not going back to work. Communications Workers Union spokesman, Owen Davey, said after...

24,000 Jobs Under Threat

Over 24,000 manufacturing jobs are at risk over the next three months as UK firms struggle with falling orders, bosses warned yesterday. The latest Regional...

‘BIG SUPPORT FOR US’ – In London region say Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

GATE GOURMET locked out workers are winning great support in the London Region TGWU, and attended a meeting earlier this week. Locked out worker...

WAR AN OPTION – Rumsfeld declares on Iran

United States defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld said yesterday that the military option against Iran was ‘on the table’. He said this would be...

RESTORE OUR HARDSHIP PAYMENTS – demand Gate Gourmet locked-out workers

Locked out Gate Gourmet workers are looking forward to their six months anniversary picket this Friday between 1.30pm and 2.30pm. They have been picketing ...

JOIN OUR MASS PICKET ON 10th FEBRUARY

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers are inviting all their supporters to join them on their six-month anniversary picket on the hill at the Beacon Roundabout,...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers on the picket line at the Beacon roundabout at Heathrow yesterday

Tigers Reject Talks

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have rejected Sri Lankan government proposed peace talks in Geneva, following reports of abductions of pro-Tiger aid...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers lobbying TGWU Executive Committee members demanding that their hardship payments be maintained while they are fighting for their reinstatement

Save Our Babies!

‘Who will deliver our babies?’ asked an alarmed Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) yesterday. It issued three stark warnings: ‘Unless recruitment improves there...

6 Months Of Gate Gourmet Lock-Out!

‘Next Friday will be six months since we were locked out on August 10th 2005’, locked out Gate Gourmet worker Lakhinder Saran told News...
Demonstrators in Karachi burn an effigy of George ‘dog’ Bush  after US forces bombed Afghanistan in September 2001

Sign deal to get hardship money says Woodley

Gate Gourmet locked out workers lobbied the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) executive meeting at Transport House, central London yesterday, to demand the...

BLACKMAIL – Hamas condemns imperialist pressure to recognise Israel

THE Arab League; the Quartet of the United States, the United Nations, the European Union and Russia; Israel and the Palestinian Fatah movement are...

£3,500 CUT IN BASIC PAY – West Midlands & Shropshire Ambulance workers to strike

Ambulance crews in the West Midlands and Shropshire are set to start industrial action, beginning with an overtime ban next Wednesday, followed by a...

‘RESTORE OUR HARDSHIP PAY!’ – Gate Gourmet locked-out workers urge TGWU executive

‘WE are lobbying the TGWU national executive today to demand that it immediately restore our hardship pay, which has been stopped by Tony Woodley,...

GET TROOPS OUT NOW! says Rose Gentle

‘We want Tony Blair to bring the troops out – not in six months but now, to prevent more loss of life’, Rose Gentle,...

STOP TEARING NHS APART! – UNISON tells Blair and Hewitt

UNISON has called on Health Secretary Hewitt to ‘stop tearing the NHS apart’. Speaking ahead of yesterday’s publication of the government’s health White Paper, the...

Gate Gourmet workers demand hardship pay

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers said yesterday that they were very happy with their conference with the News Line on Sunday. Mrs Rajamy Sharma told...

‘WE WILL WIN!’ – call for support at News Line-Gate Gourmet locked-out workers’ conference

‘WE MUST not allow the Gate Gourmet workers to be starved. ‘The whole trade union movement must rally round and provide the funds and make...

Basra Tensions Flare!

Basra governor Mohammed al-Waili yesterday warned the British occupiers he will break off all relations and called on Iraqis to demonstrate outside the...
Locked-out Gate Gourmet worker HARBINDER SINGH addressing the conference from the platform

Gate Gourmet workers support PCS strikers

‘OUR conference will show the whole trade union movement that what the TGWU leadership has done to us is wrong,’ locked out Gate Gourmet...
London demonstration in May 2004 calling for an end to the occupation of Iraq

Hamas Landslide!

Jubilant Palestinian masses were yesterday celebrating the historic election victory of Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas. The final results declared at 5pm yesterday saw Hamas take...

Support floods in for Gate Gourmet conference

THE locked-out Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow have stepped up their campaigning ahead of the News Line-Gate Gourmet conference in London this Sunday. On Wednesday...

Britain Accused Of Terrorism!

The Iranian government yesterday accused Britain of organising and equipping bombers who killed eight people in attacks in the south-western city of...
Gate Gourmet locked-out worker Lakhinder campaigning before a meeting of TGWU busworker reps in Hillingdon

‘Our hardship payments must continue’ say Gate Gourmet pickets

LOCKED-OUT Gate Gourmet workers are furious that their union leaders in the TGWU have ended their hardship payments. Lakhinder Saran told News Line yesterday: ‘We...