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Kick Out Hancock And The Tories – Forward To The UK...

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WHEN The Daily Telegraph headlined on Saturday that ‘Reckless Hancock left care homes to fend for themselves’ the message was clear. It is that...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

RATP bus drivers strike against wage cutting!

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BUS drivers in London have launched a fresh wave of strikes as their union Unite announced further strike action involving bus drivers employed by...

BAN ‘FIRE AND REHIRE’ – Manchester bus strikers demand of Mayor

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A PROTEST of striking Manchester bus drivers took place outside the Mayor’s Office yesterday afternoon, demanding that Andy Burnham takes action to stop the...

LONDON FACES STANDSTILL! – as thousands of Metroline busworkers vote to...

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LONDON is set to be brought to a standstill after thousands of bus workers employed by the privateer Metroline have voted overwhelmingly for strike...

Sixth Day Of Strike Action Against £2,500 Pay Cuts Per Annum!

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UNITE members at RATP London United yesterday held their sixth day of strike action against £2,500 per annum pay cuts being imposed by French...

Escalate the action – bus workers call for National Strike now!

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‘ESCALATE the action – national strike now!’ bus workers told News Line yesterday on the first day of another two days of strike action...

Bus Drivers Determined To Win!

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LONDON bus drivers employed by French government-owned privateer RATP took their third day of strike action against £2,500 pay cuts yesterday, with another two...

Unemployment rises to 5.1% as the Tories and bosses move...

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THE UK’s unemployment figure rose to 5.1% in the three months to December, a five-year high, official figures from the Office for National Statistics...

London Bus Workers To Strike – Fighting Against Massive Wage Cuts...

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LONDON bus passengers should give their full support to London bus workers as they prepare for massive strike actions in the capital called by...

Great Response In Hackney And Kensington

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STUDENTS gave their full endorsement to WRP candidate for Hackney South and Shoreditch Jonty Leff yesterday as a campaign team worked hard fighting for...

VOTE WRP DECEMBER 12th

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WRP parliamentary candidate for Camberwell and Peckham Joshua Ogunleye had a warm welcome for his socialist policies at the London College of Arts Camberwell...

Unite – Significant Victory For The Lower Paid!

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UNITE has secured a significant victory on behalf of low-paid cleaners employed by outsourcing giant Mitie at Heathrow airport. The mainly migrant workforce whose first...

London Busworkers Rally To Demand Action Over Driver Fatigue!

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VER a hundred Unite bus drivers and their supporters held a lively rally on Thursday morning outside London’s City Hall demanding action from Transport...

Saftu Urges Full Support For Bus Workers

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The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has come out in full support of the rejection of the latest offer from the employers...

SA masses rise up against capitalist imposed poverty!

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SOUTH Africa’s ruling ANC said on Friday it understands the anger of North West residents who took to Mahikeng’s streets last week in protest...

Royal London Workers Battle Serco Low Pay!

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UNITE union members marched and rallied at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, east London Tuesday lunchtime on the first day of a 48-hour strike...

‘WE WANT A PAY RISE’ say 200 Barts SERCO strikers

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‘WE WANT a pay rise!’ said over 200 striking Bart’s NHS Trust ancillary workers employed by privateer SERCO at the trust’s four London hospitals. The...

Occupy North Mid Hospital to stop closure

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FOUR-HOUR waits in A&E at north Middlesex Hospital have increased by 380% while at the Royal Free Hospital in London, four-hour waits in A&E...

Greek Dockers Strike Against Privatisation

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GREEK dockworkers at the two main Greek ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki began 48-hour ‘rolling’ strikes on Thursday against the privatisation of the ports. Athens...

ALL IN A DAY’S WORK – Working Lives & Trade Unions...

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All in a Day’s Work Working Lives and Trade Unions in West London 1945-1995 Published by the Britain at Work Project £12.80 with p&p ALL in a Day’s...

Reopen Ealing Maternity – demands 500 strong march

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‘DEFEND Ealing Hospital! Don’t let it close!’ rang out through the streets of Southall on Wednesday afternoon, as up to 500 workers and youth...

EALING MATERNITY ENTRANCE OCCUPIED! – Stop work on July 1 and...

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THE occupation of Ealing Hospital is in full swing, with shifts ensuring that the entrance to the closure-threatened maternity department is occupied 24...

OCCUPY to stop NHS closures – demand unions call a general...

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THE West London Council of Action spoke out and acted for many workers yesterday when it launched the occupation of the Maternity...

Occupied!

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Ealing Hospital is Occupied! Local residents, workers and youth occupied the entrance to the Maternity Department of Ealing Hospital yesterday to stop its closure. The...

Dunnes young anti-apartheid strikers honoured

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A PLAQUE in honour of those who took part in the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike was laid on Henry Street in Dublin on Monday,...

NATIONALISE THE BUSES! – demand London bus strikers

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‘THE BUSES should be renationalised. They should put the companies under one name then everybody will have the same rights,’ Unite member Michael Wood...

BUS STRIKE ‘GREAT TURN-OUT!’ – RMT refuses to cross picket lines

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LONDON bus workers took their second 24-hour strike yesterday demanding that all drivers are paid the same rate of pay. There are further strikes planned...

24-hour London-wide bus strike solid!

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BUS workers called for the entire bus service to be taken back into public hands and renationalised, during Tuesday’s 24-hour London wide strike over...

‘£31,000 For All Bus Drivers!’

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‘WE are rock solid!’ Unite leader Len McCluskey declared yesterday during the 24-hour London-wide bus strike that brought the capital to a standstill. He was...

London Bus Strike Today

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BUS workers across London are on strike today over an escalating battle over pay. The 24-hour strike is over the refusal of London’s 18 bus...

Bus Workers March Through Johannesburg

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DESPITE the urging of the Cosatu trade union federation to end their bus strike, thousands of striking bus drivers marched...

25,000 South African teachers march against Education Minister today!

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OVER 25,000 striking teachers in the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) are taking to the streets today for a national march to the...

North London bus workers strike today!

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Over 2,000 bus drivers from nine garages across north London will take 24-hour strike action from 3am today following Arriva North’s decision not to...

More London bus strikes

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THOUSANDS of London bus workers will take strike action next Thursday 5th July followed by action on Tuesday 24 July in a dispute over...

MASSIVE LONDON BUS STRIKE! – Unite pledges more action

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BUS workers’ union Unite yesterday warned of further strike action as London bus workers in over 70 garages went on strike across the capital. They...

Striking Bus Workers To Top Up Their Claim!

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BUS workers are to increase their Olympic Games payment claim against the bus privateers and Transport for London (TfL), Unite declared yesterday. London buses will...

Nine out of ten back Olympic payment for bus workers

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A survey of almost 3,000 London transport passengers conducted by independent researchers for Unite, has revealed that almost nine out of ten back bus...

Cooper Tire workers beat a three-month lockout

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THE United Steelworkers (USW) on Monday said that members of Local 207L have ratified a five-year contract with Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB),...

‘Teamster Women Are Going To Take Back America’

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TEAMSTERS General President Jim Hoffa addressed the hundreds of Teamster women gathered in New York City on Saturday for the second day of the...

Marchers Win Big Support

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THE Young Socialists March for Jobs and Free State Education spent yesterday in Stockport, campaigning, recruiting and selling tickets for the Greet the March...

Young Socialists Launch Their March For Jobs And Free State...

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The Young Socialists on Saturday launched its March for Jobs and Free State Education from Manchester to London. Bus workers came to welcome the young...

‘Our resolve is as strong as ever’

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‘OUR resolve is as strong as ever,’ said TGWU union rep Derrick Campbell, as five new days of strike action by Hackney CT Plus...

Fight Tory class war programme – bring down the Coalition!

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OSBORNE began his spending review speech yesterday by saying that: ‘Today’s the day when Britain steps back from the brink’. In fact, his speech represented...

Hackney Bus Workers Want Decent Pay!

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BUS workers were in high spirits yesterday on the second Friday out of four consecutive Fridays of strike action over low pay and management...