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NUJ hears of suicide fears for Julian Assange – PCS ‘outrage’...

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JULIAN Assange will most likely take his own life if he is convicted, an online meeting for NUJ members has heard. Jen Robinson, lawyer to...

Public Sector pay freeze ‘A kick in the teeth for millions!’...

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PUBLIC SECTOR employees, many of whom are essential Covid-19 workers, should not be subject to a continuing pay freeze from a government that has...

NHS must run vaccinations! Unison warns of private firms using...

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CORONAVIRUS vaccinations must be managed entirely by the NHS and public bodies, and not allow the involvement of private firms and the use of unqualified staff,...

Post Office franchising ‘a deeply damaging strategy’ warns CWU

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TERRIBLE recent news of retail closures and job cuts across Britain’s high streets prove the truth of the dire warnings that the CWU (Communications...

Is the Irish Political Duopoly like Partition coming to an end?

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DISCUSSION ARTICLE BY FRA HUGHES IN BELFAST IRELAND has been partitioned North from South for nearly 100 years. 2021 will mark the centenary of the formation of...

SAFTU condemns assassination of community leaders!

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SAFTU (the big South African Confederation of Trades Unions) has strongly condemned ‘the low-intensity war against working-class activists!’ In a statement earlier this week, SAFTU...

US nurses celebrate Sanders victory

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MEMBERS of National Nurses United (NNU), the US’s largest union of registered nurses, on Tuesday celebrated Senator Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire primary win, saying...

Zimbabwe Trade Unions Are To Call A General Strike Against...

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THE MOTHER of all strikes is imminent – as Zimbabwe’s massive union, ZCTU (the Zimbabwe Confederation of Trade Unions), mobilises other unions to avert...

Senior doctors in Zimbabwe strike and accuse the government of turning...

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STRIKING senior doctors in Zimbabwe have accused the government of misleading the nation – by suggesting it had secured large quantities of essential drugs...

Coup Against Corbyn Underway As Head Rabbi Announces He Is ‘Not...

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WITH just over two weeks to go before the general election, the campaign by the Tories and their right-wing supporters in the Labour Party...

Youth and workers in global strike against climate change – Time...

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TODAY, a week of action across the world starts with a Global Climate Strike in at least 137 countries. This follows mass action in every...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

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HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

We will leave EU ‘deal or no deal’ – Johnson

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TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed that if all attempts to get a deal with the EU fail then he is prepared leave the...

Workers Must Take Action To Permanently Prorogue Parliament And Bring In...

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NEXT Tuesday the Supreme Court is to hear the government’s appeal against last Tuesday’s verdict of Scotland’s highest civil court that PM Johnson’s proroguing...

Corbyn calls on civil servants to block no-deal Brexit! Organise general...

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IN THE LATEST attempt to block a no-deal Brexit, Labour leader Corbyn has called on the civil service to move into action and do...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

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‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

Balham PCS Strike Ballot Is Called!

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STAFF at Balham benefit centre are being balloted for strike action having been told that their office is due to close on 31 December. This...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

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TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

‘Total Showdown’ Nigerian Unions Call General Strike

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TRADE Union leaders of Nigeria’s JNPSNC are telling members in public service, in all 36 states and in Abuja, to prepare for ‘total showdown’...

HAMMOND AND McDONNELL READY FOR A MacDONALD-STYLE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT!

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DURING Tuesday’s questions and answers on Treasury matters in the Commons, the Tory Chancellor Philip Hammond informed MPs that he would block any attempt...

Tories in a crisis over state attack on Corbyn

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THE REVELATION that senior British civil servants have been briefing the capitalist press that Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is too sick and unfit to...

‘INVESTIGATE CIVIL SERVICE!’ – demands McCluskey after state attack on Corbyn

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UNITE leader Len McCluskey yesterday demanded an investigation into claims made by two journalists in an article in The Times newspaper that senior civil...

Pompeo Pledges To Prevent Anti-Tory Regime Change In The UK By...

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WITH THE Tories in what is being called an ‘existential crisis’ over breaking with the European Union, the British ruling class and its allies...

The capitalist state cannot be reformed – it must be smashed...

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IN THE TORY leadership campaign, of the six candidates left after the first round of voting five went to Oxford University and every one...

GREECE GENERAL ELECTION JULY 7th –after 4 years of EU-imposed austerity...

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A GENERAL election is to be held in Greece on Sunday 7th July with the right-wing New Democracy party seemingly heading for a comfortable...

France Telecom ‘Modernisation’ Led To 19 Suicides

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‘A LONG-AWAITED trial began on Monday in Paris, accusing telecom giant Orange and seven former or current managers of moral harassment and related charges,’...

3rd day of BEIS strike 100% solid

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PCS CATERING workers at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), working for contractor Aramark were in confident mood on the third...

LABOUR WILL VOTE TO REVOKE ARTICLE 50 – rather than...

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THE LABOUR Party would ‘consider very, very strongly’ voting to revoke Article 50 to block a no-deal Brexit this Friday, Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca...

Young Moroccan teachers strike defies intimidation and water cannons!

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YOUNG teachers in Morocco who have been striking and protesting outside the parliament in Rabat for three weeks against being employed on inferior conditions...

Trump Pushing Anti-Union Measures In Usa

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THE Trump administration in the USA has asked Congress to approve – as part of its fiscal 2020 budget – legislation that will make...

May Preparing Indicative Votes To Try & Smash Brexit

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10 DOWNING Street is preparing to allow parliament to vote on seven alternative EU options next week amid their growing fears that PM May...

Civil servants stop Ealing Tax Office

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TWO HUNDRED civil servants employed at the International House Tax Office in Ealing Broadway west London went on strike yesterday, determined to defend their...

‘The US administration is subsuming Palestine under Israel’ warns Ashrawi

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ON THE eve of the US moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi said:...

RCN demanding £1bn investment in student funding!

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‘LARGE-SCALE action’ is required, leading NHS trade unions are warning this week, as official NHS figures have exposed the fact that workers today face...

Palace Gardeners’ strike action

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ANGRY GMB and PCS members working for Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) were on picket lines outside Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London...

100,000 Zimbabwe teachers strike today against poverty pay

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ZIMBABWE’S teaching unions are striking for better salaries from today, Tuesday, with 100,000 expected to join the action. Most Zimbabweans, already struggling to put...

Palestinians Block New Israeli ‘Apartheid’ Road

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PALESTINIAN activists along with Israeli and international supporters shut down on Wednesday the recently opened Eastern Ring Road near Jerusalem, which features separate lanes...

BEIS STRIKERS Demand Living Wage

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STRIKING PCS members at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) were joined on the picket line early yesterday morning by their...

Zimbabwe National Strike Against Fuel Price Hike!

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ZIMBABWE’S largest labour union confederation called a national strike starting midnight on Sunday/Monday after the government more than doubled fuel prices to among the...

Unite Demand ‘Immediate Criminal Investigation’ Into Carillion

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THE OUTRAGE of a West Midlands NHS Trust now facing a massive bill of some £400 million has led to Unite, one of the...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

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ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

France General Strike

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FRANCE’S nine main unions united for the first time in a decade in public sector protests earlier this week against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans...

‘WE WANT GENERAL ELECTION NOT A SECOND REFERENDUM’ – TUC delegates...

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TUC DELEGATES on the opening day of their Congress in Manchester yesterday, were lobbied by a large delegation of WRP and YS members...

MAY HAS UNDERMINED BREXIT says ex-Brexit Under Secretary Steve Baker

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EX-BREXIT Under Secretary of State Steve Baker, who resigned along with Brexit Secretary David Davis, told The Sunday Telegraph that Prime Minister May had...

French rail workers rolling strikes

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FRENCH rail workers walked out on another day of strikes on Thursday June 7th. Rail unions have carried out a series of two-day rolling...