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‘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...

‘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,...

£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...

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...

‘OUTSOURCING OF TORTURE’ condemned by Swiss MP Marty

The Council of Europe’s interim report yesterday said it is ‘highly likely’ that European governments know of the secret transport by the CIA of...

Gate Gourmet pickets angry at TGWU leaders

GATE Gourmet locked out workers were angry yesterday when they were told by the local union office that that they had received the last...

Gate Gourmet Pickets Join Terminal 5 Strikers

WHILST out campaigning yesterday, Gate Gourmet workers, now locked out for almost six months, spoke out very angrily about the unsigned letter just received...

BLAIR ON THE ‘HIGH WIRE’ – ‘A significant number of my side are against’

Prime Minister Blair yesterday admitted at his monthly press conference that the opposition to his schools ‘reforms’ made getting them through parliament ‘a...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers joined the Terminal 5 building workers’ picket line yesterday

Mass Picket A Great Success

‘We want our jobs back! No to the Compromise Agreement! Kick out Gate Gourmet!’ shouted 150 locked out Gate Gourmet workers and supporters...

CHARGE POLICE – demand the Menezes family

‘It could not have been more wrong what has been done to Jean,’ said a cousin of the young Brazilian man Jean Charles de...

Gate Gourmet Workers Join Terminal 5 Picket

A DELEGATION of locked out Gate Gourmet workers joined the Terminal 5 building workers’ picket line at Heathrow Airport yesterday afternoon. Parmjit Bains, one of...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers joined the Terminal 5 building workers picket yesterday afternoon

Gg Workers Step Up Campaign

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers visited Hillingdon Civic Centre, the Uxbridge library, Uxbridge bus garage, Uxbridge tube and Brunel University yesterday, to campaign for...

Stop Post Office Wipe-Out!

POST Offices are being wiped out, depriving the public of a vital service, leaders of the Communications Workers’ Union and the National Federation of...

DELIGHTED! – with caravan say locked-out Gate Gourmet workers

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers are delighted at last to have a shelter for their picketing. The TGWU ceased sending a tent as shelter for the...

BILLIONS WIPED OFF SHARES – after Japan stock market collapse

Billions of dollars, pounds and euros were wiped off worldwide share prices yesterday as investors took fright at the abrupt collapse and closure of...
CHRIS KAVANAGH (right) with fellow fire alarm engineers, they called for the TUC to act to defend the NHS

Hounslow Campaign Goes Well For Gate Gourmet Locked-Out Workers

THE campaign team of locked-out Gate Gourmet workers was in Hounslow yesterday working for their mass picket this Sunday and their conference in London...

Hewitt Prepares To Close Bart’S

LABOUR’S Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt said yesterday that London’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital could face closure. She was being interviewed about her decision to carry out...
Campaigning in Hounslow town centre for their mass picket and conference

Strong Picket Line At Gate Gourmet

THERE were more than 20 locked out Gate Gourmet workers on the picket line yesterday fighting for reinstatement on their original terms and conditions. The...

Pfi Crisis Hits Bart’s & London

‘Direct government investment is by far the cheapest and best way to build new hospitals,’ said a UNISON spokeswoman yesterday, in response to the...

Jerusalem To Vote!

Israel yesterday conceded that the Arab residents of east Jerusalem shall vote in this month’s Palestinian election but said ‘under no circumstances’ would it permit...

GG– great support in Southall

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers were out campaigning at the weekend for their mass picket next Sunday and their conference in London on Sunday January...

Stop US Gp Take-Over

The European arm of private US healthcare giant United Health is poised to take over two GP practices in Derbyshire covering 7,500 patients, one...

Gate Gourmet Workers Battle On

LOCKED-OUT Gate Gourmet workers were campaigning yesterday for their mass picket next Sunday 22nd January between 11am and 1pm and their conference in London...

Gate Gourmet Conference Campaign Going Well

GATE Gourmet workers held a successful campaign yesterday for the News Line/Gate Gourmet-Locked-Out Workers Conference on the 29th January. They visited Greenford Council depot and...
Gate Gourmet strikers at Düsseldorf are maintaining  their picket in the heavy snow

£5.96bn TRADE GAP

The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at 4.5 per cent yesterday, as latest official figures showed Britain suffered a new record...

MORE PRIVATISATION THREAT TO NHS – warn MPs

Health unions yesterday welcomed MPs’ condemnation of the government’s plans to break up and privatise primary care services. A report published by the House of...

Heathrow workers back Gate Gourmet conference

BRITISH Airways Terminal 4 workers yesterday gave great support to locked out Gate Gourmet workers campaigning at Heathrow for their conference on Sunday January...

‘Summary Powers!’

Prime Minister Blair yesterday unveiled his viciously anti-working class ‘Respect Action Plan’ at a press conference. Announcing his ‘ActionPlan’ Blair said: ‘Anti-Social Behaviour law imposed...