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TUC Proposes A Labour Front With The Tories

WITH great fanfare the Tories have announced that they are following in the footsteps of President Roosevelt who, in 1933, launched the ‘New Deal’...

BA ultimatum: accept 20% pay cut or lose your job

British Airways has told cabin crew they must take a 20% cut in basic pay if they want to keep their jobs, – but...

Starmer clears out Corbynite Long-Bailey to clear the way for a...

LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer has unceremoniously sacked shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey. This is the MP who was the main contender standing against...

Brazilian meat and poultry workers defeat government attempt to cut safety...

AN IUF global union statement last Friday reminded that a determined campaign by IUF affiliates and allies has beaten back a government attempt to...

Defend Jobs With A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories!

JAGUAR LANDROVER has plunged to a £500m loss in the first three months of this year. The Unite trade union has described the announcement...

BA Effectively Sacks 42,000!

UNITE yesterday welcomed a Scottish parliament motion lodged by Neil Findlay MSP drawing attention to the crisis facing BA workers. The company has served BA...

No bailout of capitalism – expropriate the main industries and banks!

YESTERDAY the UK’s three biggest airlines launched legal proceedings in a bid to overturn the government’s new quarantine rules that require air passengers from...

Johnson Getting Ready To Follow Trump, End The Lockdown And Bring...

THE MASSIVE ‘Black Lives Matter’ marches this weekend saw millions of workers internationally and tens of thousands of youth and workers in the UK...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war...

THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

Kick out trade union leaders collaborating to impose job and...

THE ENGINEERING giant Rolls-Royce which manufactures jet engines this week confirmed that it will slash 3,000 jobs across the UK. Already Rolls-Royce has begun the...

SUNAK’S FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH! – to bring in wage and job cuts...

‘THE FURLOUGH scheme can not continue indefinitely,’ Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday at the Downing Street daily briefing, announcing that by September, the employer...

Unite and the major trade unions must defend jobs with occupations...

THE UK government is considering intervening in large UK companies through ‘Project Birch’ to ‘save’ the firms that are going bust by more government...

Now’s the time to kick out Cummings and Tory government –...

IN A COMPLETELY unprecedented act of defiance Boris Johnson’s special advisor Dominic Cummings gave a press conference yesterday defending his conduct in breaking the...

Virgin to axe 3,150 jobs! – and permanently leave Gatwick

VIRGIN Atlantic is to cut a third of its staff in the UK and will keep its operation at Gatwick closed in response to...

British Capitalism Is On The Rocks! All Life Support Attempts Are...

SUCH is the crisis of British capitalism more than half of the adult population, 27 million people, have had to be financially assisted by...

Tories Seeking To End The Lockdown To Save Capitalism – While...

ACCORDING to the Johns Hopkins University count, the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 3,402,400 people worldwide and has claimed the lives of at...

Aviation is going into the abyss! Nationalise the entire industry through...

RYANAIR is to cut 3,000 jobs representing 15% of its workforce, it was announced yesterday. British Airways is to cut up to 12,000 jobs and...

BA sacks 12,000 workers while Unite and the GMB register their...

THE GIANT Unite and GMB trade unions have greeted the news that British Airways is to make 12,000 workers redundant with shock, dismay and...

Trump Sheds ‘Crocodile Tears’ For Victims Of Thursday’s Downing Of Ukrainian...

ON FRIDAY January 3rd, the USA carried out a terrorist drone attack on Baghdad airport, murdering General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary...

US abandons Kurds in northern Syria and gives green light ...

TURKEY has been given the green light to invade northern Syria by the US following the abrupt decision by the Trump administration on Sunday...

Bring the airports out in support of Ryanair and BA strikers!...

THE BRITISH AIRWAYS pilots strike is on for both Monday and Tuesday in an escalating battle over pay. British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) BA...

BA pilots strike!

BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) yesterday gave notice to British Airways that it calls on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th...

BA is intent on union-busting and wage-cutting! Balpa must stand fast...

THE HIGH Court on Tuesday dismissed an attempt by British Airways to secure an interim judgement that would make planned strike action by pilots...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

Firefighters are angry about Grenfell too! – writes Matt Wrack FBU...

WRITING in the Independent Matt Wrack, General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union posed the question: ‘Firefighters are angry about Grenfell Tower too –...

Missile Attack On Israeli Forces In Occupied Golan

THE SYRIAN army intercepted tens of incoming Israeli missiles and reciprocated the assault with a barrage of rocket attacks on Israeli military centres in...

RMT Opposes General Council’s Statement On The Single Market

THE first session of the TUC Congress, on Sunday afternoon in Brighton saw a division over the General Council statement on Brexit and Composite...

Second Unite ‘Pause For Peace’ Equals Surrender Attempt!

THE Unite trade union leaders have declared their second ‘Pause for Peace’ in less than a week, in two fiercely fought industrial disputes –...

Join the YS lobby of the TUC on September 11 to...

THE GRENFELL Tower disaster was a turning point for the working class where the callous and ruthless nature of the ruling class was exposed...

US Crisis Explodes On The Streets As Trump Threatens War With...

US PRESIDENT Trump, dedicated to ‘making America great again’, to further enrich the bosses and the bankers at the expense of the US workers...

‘We’ll keep on striking till we win!’

‘WE are not quitting until we are winning! We will keep on striking until we win,’ Unite member and Serco worker Yomi Sogbesan told...

‘WE ARE NOW IN A LOW PAY EMERGENCY’ – Unite strikers...

THREE sets of strikers fighting low pay came together at the Bank of England yesterday lunchtime. The morning began at 8am outside JP Morgan new...

Unite Takes Action Against Serco BA And The Bank Of England!

YESTERDAY striking Serco workers from Bart’s NHS Trust, striking BA mixed fleet cabin crew, and striking Bank of England workers marched and picketed the...

Solid Support For Serco Strike

PATIENTS, nurses, doctors and other hospital staff stopped to support the striking Serco workers on their picket line outside the Royal London Hospital in...

‘COLOSSAL BA PROFITS!’ – while mixed fleet cabin crew fight for...

‘COLOSSAL profits confirm British Airways can easily afford to end the obscenity of cabin crew poverty,’ Unite said yesterday responding to BA’s announcement yesterday...

Pilots criticise BA’s strikebreaking scheme

PILOT representatives from the European Cockpit Association (ECA) and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) have voiced concerns about British Airways’ (BA) use of...

‘You are sending a message that you are not taking it...

OVER 500 SERCO strikers and their supporters marched through East London on Saturday demanding 30p an hour wage increase. What do we want? A pay...

150 STRIKING CABIN CREW LOBBY MPs

OVER 150 striking British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew held a photo-call outside Parliament yesterday, where they were joined by a number of Labour...

BA profits £1.47bn–cabin crew outraged

STRIKING British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew were outraged yesterday by the announcement of £1.47 billion profits for BA for the last financial year,...

BA Cabin Crew strikers need a strategy to win – demand...

TODAY BA mixed fleet cabin crew start another round of four days of strike action against poverty level wages that has meant them relying...

‘Real Hardship Among Strikers’

STRIKING British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew at Heathrow Airport welcomed other trade unionists on their Hatton Cross picket line on Saturday, dubbing it...

SOLIDARITY SATURDAY! – for BA strikers

TODAY is ‘Solidarity Saturday’ when striking British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew are being visited by trade unionists and supporters from different trade unions...

‘We won’t accept poverty pay’ say striking mixed fleet cabin crew

‘WE WANT support from the whole airport and wider,’ striking BA mixed fleet cabin crew member and Unite rep Charly Bacon said yesterday. She was...

The strike wave sweeping Britain demands a new leadership in trade...

THE STRIKE wave sweeping across Britain has a revolutionary content. Since the capitalist crisis first burst into the open with the banking collapse of 2008...

Tories have no plan for a second wave! – damning PAC...

THE TORIES have no plan to deal with a second spike of the deadly coronavirus. A fresh report just released by the Public Accounts Committee...