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Canadian schools – not safe to reopen – say union leaders

‘The current back-to-school plan does not provide the adequate level of safety required to protect students and their families from Covid-19,’ say union leaders...

Canadian trade unions fighting new anti-union legislation

Last week, Alberta’s United Conservative Party Government of Jason Kenney introduced Bill 32, the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, which constitutes ‘an attack...

Hamas Warns Israel Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Violations

THE Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has warned Israeli authorities against violations at al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, emphasising...

Migrant workers cheated of wages & deported from US!

GERADO Santiago-Hernandez was a worker at Four Star Greenhouse in Carleton, Michigan. A lawsuit filed in June 2020, on behalf of him and other...

Britain involved in smuggling arms to terrorists in Syria since 2012...

BRITAIN was involved in smuggling arm shipments to the terrorists in Syria from the beginning of 2012, training and organising them under the name...

‘Scrap the charges for overseas NHS staff!’ – say Doctors for...

AFTER lauding NHS workers as ‘heroes’ and giving them ‘a clap’ the Tories have upped the amount that overseas NHS and care workers and...

‘US and Canadian shale oil producers punished by rout in oil...

IRAN’S Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh, says shale oil producers in the US and Canada are being punished by a historic rout in oil...

‘US is weaponising coronavirus against Iran and Venezuela’ says Oliver Stone

‘IT IS accurate to say that the US is weaponising the coronavirus against these countries (Iran and Venezuela),’ film director Oliver Stone has said. ‘As...

OCCUPIED! – UCL student action in support of UCU lecturers strike

AT UNIVERSITY College London (UCL) over fifty students occupied the Cloister Building at 7am yesterday morning in front of the Provost’s office, and plan...

Flybe collapse just the start! Coronavirus has brought the crisis of...

LOW-COST British airline Flybe has collapsed with the loss of 2,000 jobs. The pilots union BALPA has put the blame squarely on the Tory...

Israeli Election Preceded By Massive Attack On Gaza

‘JUST days away from its third General Election in less than a year, Israel launched another attack on the Gaza Strip which began with...

CUPE campaigns for ‘outside’ municipal workers

THE City of Moncton management hides a dirty secret. It has been exploiting employment contract language loopholes to penny- pinch workers. Over 20% of all...

Johnson and Barnier clash over EU/UK fishing rights

TORY PM Johnson clashed yesterday with the EU’s Barnier over the thorny issue of Europeans fishing in UK waters and vice-versa. Speaking in Greenwich, Johnson...

‘LAST FRIDAY IT WAS LIKE WAR ON THE STREETS OF PARIS’...

TWO coachloads of French ‘Gilet Jaunes’ (Yellow Vests) joined the Committee to Defend Julian Assange ‘Bastille Day’ protest outside Belmarsh prison in south east...

Mexican forces attack caravan

CHILDREN went missing yesterday as a US-bound caravan of refugees clashed with Mexican forces under instruction from President Trump to block them from entering...

Pompeo Reveals That Soleimani’s Murder Was Part Of A ‘Bigger Strategy...

US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has spilled the beans about the murder of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. He has revealed that it...

New Hampshire SEIU endorses Bernie Sanders for President!

The New Hampshire chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president. In doing so, the Granite...

The Unity Of The Working Class With The Oppressed Nations Is...

IRAN launched a multiple missile attack against two bases in Iraq that contain US troops and other coalition forces on Wednesday night in retaliation...

40-day UAW strike at GM ends in victory!

THE SIX-WEEK national strike by more than 48,000 United Auto Workers members against General Motors Co. has ended in victory. Thousands of UAW-GM employees nationally were returning...

EUROPEAN CORPORATIONS ARE ‘TWO FACED’ ON WORKERS RIGHTS says AFL-CIO...

EUROPEAN corporations are two-faced when it comes to respecting working people’s freedom of association and workers’ rights, argues a new report by the AFL-CIO...

Call A National All-Out Postal Strike To Renationalise The...

ON MONDAY, it was announced that over 97% of Communication Workers Union (CWU) members working in Royal Mail had voted for national strike action...

Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

Zarif Arrives In Biarritz For Talks With Macron

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suddenly arrived in the French city of Biarritz on Friday, where the G7 meeting of the seven top...

Tanker attack provocation in the Gulf – US looking to launch...

TWO oil tankers were attacked on Thursday morning in the Gulf of Oman. The Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous and Norway’s Front Altair were abandoned after two...

RUSSIA, GERMANY & FRANCE SUPPORT 2015 IRAN DEAL – while the...

THE leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

Heathrow strike vote!

THERE has been a strike vote over ‘punishing’ working patterns at Heathrow. International airlines flying from Heathrow Airport face major disruption to the supply of...

‘Deal of the Century’ LEAKED! – DEAL HAS BEEN STRONGLY REJECTED...

THE main points of the United States’ anticipated Middle East peace plan, the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’, were revealed by a Hebrew-language news...

Occupations and strikes are sweeping through Canada!

OCCUPATIONS, strike votes and rallies by health and care workers are sweeping Canada as trade unionists fight against low pay, unequal pay and privatisation...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

Kurdish indefinite hunger strike!

ON Wednesday News Line visited the hunger strikers at the Kurdish Assembly in Haringey. It was the 27th day of their indefinite strike having joined...

Bahamas Nurses Union Is To Take Industrial Action!

BAHAMAS Nurses Union President (BNU) Amancha Williams said on Monday that the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and the government have pushed frustrated nurses to...

90,000 Sa Miners Jobs Threatened By Electricity Price Increase!

THE JOBS of 90,000 gold and platinum mineworkers’ are at risk as Eskom (the state-owned South African electricity public utility, established in 1923 as...

Trade Unions of the Americas stand with Maduro

THE TRADE Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), which represents more than 55 million workers on the continent, expresses the following in respect of...

Global youth are striking against climate change! To save the planet...

YOUTH in their hundreds of thousands rose up all over the world yesterday in a global strike against climate change. In every continent, and in...

Parliament turns a blind eye to the mass slaughter and starvation...

THE reconstituted House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC), made up of members of four select committees – Business, Innovation and Skills,...

UK Workers Must Support Venezuela Against US, Eu, UK Attempts At...

MRS THATCHER notoriously revived her political fortunes in 1982 by going to war with Argentina. She flew to the US to insist that its...

”NEGOTIATE A FAIR CONTRACT!” – demands UFCW and its supporters

LABOUR activists, community allies and family members came out in force to support UFCW Local 1400 members at Saskatoon Co-op on December 20. They...

Canadian Postal Union Fighting To Overturn Strike Ban

THE CANADIAN Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed a constitutional challenge last week to block legislation ordering them back to work, passed by the...

Bangladesh government using court to put workers’ safety at risk say...

The Bangladesh government is using proceedings before the Supreme Court of Bangladesh to prevent the Accord on workers’ safety from operating, thereby putting safety...

Fox-Gove Brexit Surrender

THE TORY Brexiteers are starting to split with a number moving to support PM May and a Customs Union with the EU. The UK...

Napoleon Gomez returns!

INDUSTRIALL global union marked a historic moment as Mexican union leader, Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, returned to his country after 12 years in exile to...

Stop the Saudi–imperialist war on Yemen! Defend the Iranian and...

HUMAN Rights Watch has indicted a so-called investigatory body, overseen by Saudi Arabia, which has for more than two years been covering up war...

Bangladesh garment workers’ unions demand massive increase in minimum wage!

BANGLADESH garment workers’ organisations will picket the wage board office in Dhaka on August 5th to demand Tk 16,000 as the minimum monthly wage...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

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...