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Canadian government to ‘rip away’ dockers’ right to strike

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Unions across the world are outraged to learn that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority government teamed up with Canada’s Conservative opposition in the early hours...

Cape Town firefighters take to the streets to protect jobs

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SCORES of South African firefighters facing possible dismissal and or disciplinary action marched on the City of Cape Town offices on Saturday in support...

EIGHT YEARS SINCE RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE –‘the deadliest disaster in the...

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ON THE eighth anniversary of Rana Plaza on Saturday 24 April, UNI Global Union and IndustriALL demanded fashion brands commit to a new legally-binding...

‘HISTORY WILL JUDGE!’ NEU criticises UK foreign aid cut

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‘THERE is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century,’ teachers representing the National Education Union (NEU) are insisting this week: ‘History...

Lifting all US sanctions will create ‘a new atmosphere’ – Rouhani...

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IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says the lifting of all US sanctions will create ‘a new atmosphere’ for the Islamic Republic’s economic cooperation with the...

‘Kiev & Its Western Supporters Bear Full Responsibility For Any Escalation...

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RUSSIA will do everything possible to guarantee its security and the safety of its citizens, should the crisis in Ukraine drastically deteriorate. However, Kiev and...

Myanmar – bloody military crackdown exposes weakness of the junta!

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THE WEEKEND saw the bloodiest crackdown by the Myanmar military dictatorship when police and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators killing at least 18 and...

G7 condemns Myanmar Junta’s war on the people while the general...

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THE G7 (Group of Seven) countries have ‘firmly’ condemned the heavy-handed crackdown, including the use of live ammunition, committed by Myanmar’s junta against the...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

SAFTU demands an end to vaccine profiteering – West snapping up...

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‘AS WE struggle to stay alive, and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

Google has unionised!

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‘DON’T let this get around, but professionals are forming unions like crazy these days. And, just yesterday, a union unveiled itself at Google …...

‘No justice, no peace’ chant marchers after Ohio police shooting of...

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ANGRY demonstrators marched through the northwest city of Columbus in Ohio last Friday to demand justice and transparency in investigations into the police killing...

‘We Are Watching – We Are Waiting – We Demand...

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  BY Fra Hughes PAT FINUCANE was gunned down as he sat down to dinner with his family one Sunday evening in Belfast on February 12,...

Israeli occupation – a crime against humanity – 231 INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS...

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APARTHEID is a crime against humanity, giving rise to individual responsibility and state responsibility to bring the illegal situation to an end. In May 2020,...

Canadian schools – not safe to reopen – say union leaders

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‘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

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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

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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!

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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‘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

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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...

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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

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‘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

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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

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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’...

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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

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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...

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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!

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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...

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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!

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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!

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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...

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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!

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