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GM Latin American workers meet in Sao Paulo!

WORKERS from General Motors plants across Latin America met in São Paulo, Brazil, last week to discuss and take action against workforce casualisation within...

NUMSA car workers to strike for 20% wage increase!

SOUTH Africa’s automotive sector, already reeling from poor sales, now seems set to suffer a further blow – as carworkers threaten to take strike action...

Johnson reveals his feet of clay with his two-year transition plan...

AFTER ALL the bluster from Boris Johnson about delivering Brexit and that leaving the EU by October 31st was a ‘do or die’ issue,...

Occupy UK Car Plants! Call General Strike To Bring In Workers...

THE UNITE union, representing car workers, said yesterday that its members will fight ‘tooth and nail’ to safeguard Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant, and urged...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

South African Pay Strikes Escalate!

THE Health & Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has declared a dispute against SANParks following months of protracted wage negotiations. Union...

STOP SACKINGS AT ARCELORMITTAL says Solidarity SA

TRADE UNION Solidarity on Friday said that it regrets the retrenchment crisis at ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), warning that if key players in the...

Nationalise Jaguar Land Rover – to save workers’ rights and...

THERE HAS been confirmation that Jaguar Land Rover will build a new all-electric model at its Castle Bromwich plant. Unite said yesterday that the announcement...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses...

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

Union must end all ‘positive engagement’ with the employers – only...

A STORM has erupted over the revelations that a taskforce set up in 2017, with the object of protecting the future of the Ford...

Tories Are Split, Divided And Fighting Each Other – Time...

THE TORY PARTY and its leadership are thrashing around in their death agony. The Tory crisis has reached the stage where Tory ministers have been...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

Renault halt operations in South Korea

RENAULT Samsung halted operations at its only plant in South Korea on Monday and Tuesday amid a drawn-out dispute with the plant’s labour union...

Swindon Day Of Action To Keep Honda Car Factory Open

ON SATURDAY thousands of Swindon football fans showed their determination to fight to keep the Honda car factory open, which is an absolute life...

Spring Statement: ‘From a government that has run out of road’...

RESPONDING to the chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement yesterday, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘The chancellor’s Spring Statement offered nothing to put a...

Mexican maquiladora workers win

MEXICAN maquiladora workers in 70 factories have won big wage increases and bonuses in a strike wave that began in January. Maquiladoras are tariff and...

Honda Swindon Plant Axed – 3,500 Car Workers’ Jobs To Go

THREE thousand five hundred car workers’ jobs are to be axed as Japanese carmaker Honda announces this morning that it is to shut down...

EU car & steel industries in crisis – UK must leave...

SHARES in India’s Tata Motors collapsed by almost 30 per cent yesterday after the company reported gigantic losses at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). On Thursday,...

Workers must answer state preparations by forcing through Brexit and putting...

AFTER the news that over 3,000 troops were being mobilised for action after Brexit Day on March 29th, we have now been told that...

Jaguar to axe 5,000 jobs

JAGUAR Land Rover (JLR) announced yesterday it is cutting up to an eighth of its 40,000 strong UK workforce with up to 5,000 car...

Thousands of car jobs under threat – Expropriate the bosses and...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday stated that if Theresa May’s ‘Brexit Deal’ with the EU is defeated in parliament next week, then Labour will...

Turkish workers victory after six month strike!

AROUND 250 members of Turkey’s IndustriALL trade union affiliate Selüloz-Is have won an outstanding victory after being out on strike for six months. Selüloz-Is members...

BIS warns of new banking ‘catastrophe!’

CAPITALISTS are quaking in their boots at the prospect of the next worldwide banking crash. All eyes are on Italy going the same...

Ex-head of Fed warns ‘US capitalism under threat’

SPEAKING at the Policy Exchange in London this week Alan Greenspan, former head of the US Federal Reserve Bank, issued his direst warning about...

British capitalism crashing into bankruptcy – Unions must organise a...

THE UK’s largest car maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), yesterday announced a massive pre-tax loss of £354 million for the six months to September...

South African firefighters demand payment for overtime!

Hundreds of members of the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) marched to the Cape Town Civic Centre to deliver a memorandum...

Jaguar workers–three day week until Xmas!

JAGUAR workers have been put on a three-day week until Christmas! This affects as many as half of the two thousand workers at its...

Tuc Joint Statement With Cbi And Eu Bosses!

AHEAD of this week’s European Council meeting, the Directors General of Business Europe and the CBI, Markus Beyrer and Carolyn Fairbairn, and the General...

Socialist revolution the only way to prevent mass unemployment

THE ANNOUNCEMENT this week by the aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls Royce that it is to slash 4,600 jobs in the UK as part of...

IRAN WILL DECIDE SOON OVER 2015 NUCLEAR DEAL – Europeans must...

TOP nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi has said Iran will decide soon whether to stay in the 2015 nuclear deal as he urged the Europeans...

Corbyn’s speech is a cowardly surrender to the bosses and bankers

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn’s speech yesterday defining Labour’s position on Brexit negotiations was nothing more than an abject and cowardly surrender to the bosses...

Vauxhall 250 Jobs To Go!

VAUXHALL is cutting another 250 jobs at its Ellesmere Port car plant on top of the 400 jobs it announced in October. The carmaker, now...

AFL-CIO praises Canadian NAFTA negotiating team!

THE AFL-CIO, America’s trade union body, released a statement on September 20th giving its position on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and...

BMW workers reject pension offer

BMW car workers, in a ballot, the results of which were announced yesterday, have rejected the ‘pension offer’ which would see the closure of...

Numsa Fighting For A Fair Deal For Workers Hit By...

THE National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is demanding a fair deal for the 1,500 strong workforce after General Motors announced its...

NUMSA shock over GM quitting SA!

THE NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has said the union is ‘shocked at the news’ that General Motors (GM) intends to...

GM quits South Africa as car giants go from a credit...

THE shock decision announced last week that General Motors (GM), the world’s largest car manufacturer, is ending production of vehicles in South Africa is...

PENSIONS ROBBERY – Rolls-Royce strike today

ROLLS-ROYCE workers walk out on strike this morning as the struggle over the great ‘pensions robbery’ escalates. 3,500 car workers across the German car...

Answer jobs massacre at Vauxhall with occupations and a general strike

AFTER weeks of speculation it was finally confirmed yesterday that the giant but bankrupt General Motors was pulling out of Europe, selling off its...

Thousands of jobs threatened at Bridgend, Luton and Ellesmere Port!

YESTERDAY Unite leader McCluskey was at the Bridgend plant in south Wales to address the three shifts of workers at separate meetings on the...

Occupy Vauxhall plants – the only way to save jobs!

TORY business secretary Greg Clark emerged from talks in France with General Motors and PSA, the owners of Peugeot, announcing that the talks had...

US Honeywell aerospace workers vote NO to cuts – locked out...

WORKERS have twice voted no on Honeywell’s proposals to eliminate cost-of-living increases and retiree health care, freeze pensions, curtail overtime pay, subcontract work, and...

TUC shocked that Tories break their promises!

THE TUC leadership reacted with shock when Theresa May made it quite clear that she had absolutely no intention of fulfilling her pledge to...

AFL-CIO ‘hope to work with President-elect Trump’

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement on the results of the 2016 presidential election in which he declared his willingness to work...

AFSCME members under fire as never before!

GLENN Sago has been fighting for his union rights for 10 years, and he’s been through plenty. ‘It’s a lot of work,’ he said....

Ryanair Pilots Down Tools!

RYANAIR pilots have downed tools today causing huge cost to the company after Ryanair managers again refused to enter talks to end the long...

Corbyn Pledges Another 1945