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314,000 Sackings In Three Months As Tories And Bosses Blitz Workers’...

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THE UK’s unemployment rate has risen to 4.8% in the three months to September, up from 4.5%, as the coronavirus continues to blitz workers’...

Unite leaders betray airport workers – for an emergency conference ...

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THE BETRAYAL by the leadership of the Unite union plunged to new depths last week in the negotiations between the union and the management...

Unite leader admits the union’s role is to prevent strikes –...

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THE SUDDEN announcement on Monday that the boss of British Airways, Alex Cruz, was being sacked was greeted by the Unite union leaders as...

BA Boss Cruz Sacked

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ALEX Cruz, the author of the notorious BA ‘fire and rehire’ policy, has been sacked as chief executive and chair of British Airways with...

Unite Betrays BA Workers – Demand Emergency Conference Of Union To...

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LAST Wednesday Howard Beckett, Unite union assistant general secretary, welcomed as a victory for the union British Airways ‘partial U-turn on fire and rehire’. Beckett...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

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THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...

Unite union claims partial BA U-turn – draft agreement to be...

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UNITE union said yesterday that it welcomes what it has called British Airway’s ‘partial U-turn on fire and rehire’ but warns issues are ‘not...

Quit the EU now – defend jobs, forward to socialism!

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A PROPOSED law giving PM Johnson’s government the power to reject parts of the Brexit agreement with the EU passed its first reading in...

UK Is £2 Trillion In Debt – Tories Are Ringing The...

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UK GOVERNMENT debt has risen above £2 trillion and hit £2.004 trillion for July. The debt is £227.6bn more than last year. It is...

Unite must call BA strike now! All TUC trade unions must...

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AT A THOUSAND-strong mass meeting of British Airways workers at Bedfont Football Ground on the outskirts of Heathrow Airport on Thursday, workers voted unanimously...

1,000 Unite ground staff vote unanimously for BA strike action against...

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OVER 1,000 British Airways (BA) baggage handlers, loaders and other ‘below-wing’ ground staff workers voted unanimously in favour of strike action at a mass...

‘Industrial action inevitable’ – Unite

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‘LEGAL and industrial action is inevitable,’ Unite said yesterday, the day a mass meeting took place at the grounds of Bedfont FC in Feltham,...

Capitalism’s ‘Ship Of Fools’ Heading For The Rocks!

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WHEN the most right-wing Tory supporting newspaper in the country turns on the Tory government, accusing it of gross incompetence and heading for disaster,...

‘ISSUE A CALL TO ARMS AND ORGANISE A GENERAL STRIKE!’ –...

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‘UNITE said they were going to call a strike and they should have gone ahead with it. They said they were going to, but...

‘Unite has aided mass sackings!’ – BA workers demand recall Unite...

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BRITISH Airways workers yesterday accused their union leaders of ‘aiding and abetting’ BA in its mass sackings and contract-busting plans, and demanded the Unite...

Now is the time to build the Workers Revolutionary Party in...

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THE ELECTRONIC ‘consultation’ being carried out by the Unite and GMB unions with their members employed by BA is not just a travesty of...

Unite and GMB surrender to BA and mass sackings!

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BOTH the Unite and GMB trade unions have given up the fight to halt the mass sackings organised by British Airways, centring on Heathrow...

STOP HEATHROW JOBS BLOODBATH – Unite must call national strike action...

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‘UNITE must call national strike action now to stop the jobs bloodbath at Heathrow Airport,’ British Airways ground staff worker Jamil Singh told News...

Downgraded! – A-Level Results Outrage

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AS A-LEVEL results came in yesterday morning head teachers warned that lowered grades are ‘unfair and unfathomable’ while teachers said that the results were...

‘DON’T SIGN NEW CONTRACTS! say Unite Groundstaff

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THE GMB has accused BA of bad faith. Claims of ‘significant progress’ in a leaked letter from British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz mask...

BA – both Unite and GMB recommend acceptance!

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THE FIGHT to defend the jobs, pay and conditions of the 70,000 workers employed at Heathrow Airport has now reached its decisive hour. On 5th...

Stop BA Jobs Massacre

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HILLINGDON TUC is holding a ‘Stop the BA Jobs Massacre’ Rally in Defence of Jobs at 12 noon in Cranford Park, near Heathrow Airport...

Trade Unions Must Act To Secure Nurses’ & Doctors’ Pay Rise!

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PM BORIS JOHNSON has said that there is a ‘moral duty’ to get all children back into schools in England next month. Writing in...

‘Forced out by company greed’ – Unite condemns BA mass sackings...

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A BLEAK day for staff ‘forced out by company greed’ will scar spiteful BA indefinitely the Unite union said yesterday, It added: ‘On the day...

Defend All BA Jobs! No Pay Cuts! Call A National Strike!

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OVER 600 British Airways workers demonstrated outside Heathrow airport yesterday. 42,000 were sacked that day by BA management and will only be re-employed if they...

Gold hits over $2,000 an ounce as the capitalist robbers seek...

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ON TUESDAY the price of gold hit a record high of $2,000 (£1,530) an ounce, an increase of more than 30% this year. According to...

BA steps up industrial thuggery

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FROM TODAY all 42,000 British Airways workers who have not signed up for voluntary redundancy will be regarded by BA as being willing to...

42,000 BA Workers Are Being Threatened With New Contracts Today!

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THE LEADER of the Unite trade union, Len McCluskey, said on Monday that the deal offered to British Airways’ pilots would be acceptable to...

BA Sellout!

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THE UNION Unite claimed yesterday that the deal offered to British Airways’ pilots would be acceptable to tens of thousands of its cabin crew...

WALSH SLAPS DOWN UNITE AND McCLUSKEY – Trade unions must call...

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THE Unite general secretary Len McCluskey has urged BA to step back from its ‘opportunistic fire and rehire’ plans, which will send thousands of...

UNITE MUST CALL MASS MEETINGS TO REJECT BA’s WAGE-CUTTING & MASS...

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FORTY-TWO THOUSAND British Airways workers have been sent letters from Director of Heathrow, Mel Birch, dated 15th July 2020, telling them that they face...

Easyjet Pilots Will Fight For Every Job – Balpa

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MORE than 2,000 easyJet pilots (99.9%) have voted overwhelmingly to express no confidence in the company’s Chief Operations Officer, Peter Bellew. BALPA, which organised the...

Chuck out the TUC leaders who are incapable of defending jobs...

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UNITE, the largest union in Britain and Ireland, reacted to the news that Sheffield University has decided to sack over 8,000 of its employees...

Khadija Saye: Breath is Invisible

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Khadija Saye 1992-2017 236 Westbourne Grove W11 2RH Until August 7th BY LUCY LAVER WITH THE reconvening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on Monday and the...

TUC Proposes A Labour Front With The Tories

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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

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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...

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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...

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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