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General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM...

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem! We will not...

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‘I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the state of Palestine, and from besieged and heroic Gaza, and from...

TUC must act on its resolution, organise the complete boycott of...

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MISSILES are raining down on the people of Gaza, as the Israelis step up their war to prevent the establishment of the state of...

Myanmar Issues 360 Arrest Warrants For Health Workers

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The military regime in Myanmar has issued 360 arrest warrants for health workers and charged them under Section 505 of the Penal Code, sentencing...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

On International Day of the Midwife the RCN calls for a...

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THE ROYAL College of Nurses (RCN) has taken the occasion of the International Day of the Midwife to demand a pay increase for all...

COSATU president celebrates Workers Day on May 1st

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) President Zingiswa Losi delivered a Workers Day Speech on May 1st. ‘My fellow South Africans, President Cyril...

Kick out union leaders who collaborate with Tories – build the...

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THIS WEEK Unison, the largest public sector union in the country, issued a statement declaring that it ‘stands ready’ to work with the Tory...

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...

‘CHILDREN WILL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES’ – of UK government 60% funding...

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UNICEF has condemned the Boris Johnson government’s decision to cut aid to the United Nations body warning it will have ‘serious consequences for children’. It...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...

PARIS ERUPTS AS POLICE ATTACK WORKERS ON MAY DAY and the...

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THE major French trade union the CGT has protested at the massive attack on peaceful demonstrators by riot police and and vigilantes and has...

Overthrow bankrupt capitalism with socialist revolution! – demands WRP May Day...

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‘IT IS our international duty to organise the overthrow of the capitalist system here in Britain,’ WRP General Secretary Frank Sweeney told the 100-strong...

Biden adds $4tn to the US’ already unsustainable debt!

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YESTERDAY, US president Joe Biden announced to a joint session of Congress his plans to unleash a massive round of government spending amounting to...

Israeli authorities are committing crimes against humanity says Human Rights Watch...

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ISRAELI authorities are committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday. The finding is...

Human Rights Watch Denounces Israeli Apartheid Crimes!

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AN international leading human rights watchdog, the Human Rights Watch (HRW), has accused the Israeli authorities in a 213-page report titled ‘A Threshold Crossed:...

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...

4 years of SAFTU is transforming SA class struggle

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STATEMENT BY SAFTU ‘BETWEEN the 21st and 23rd of April 2017, 1,500 delegates representing 24 unions with diverse organisational and historic backgrounds, assembled in Ekurhuleni...

‘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...

‘We will shut down public service until government takes our demands...

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SALARY negotiations between South Africa’s government and public servants for 2021 have gone awry. Trade unions representing public servants have tabled a wage increase...

Fifth of PPE contracts were ‘red flagged for corruption’!

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A DAMNING report published yesterday entitled ‘Track and Trace’ by Transparency International has shone a light on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) scandal, where...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

73 Years Since The Deir Yassin Massacre!

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DEIR Yassin is a Palestinian village situated on a hilltop, a short distance from the west of Jerusalem. If you try to find it...

HOUSING OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS OF MOULD & DAMP – but...

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THE HOUSING Ombudsman has launched an investigation into damp and mould in buildings – which has shown just how widespread it now is throughout...

Youth unemployment hits record levels – socialist revolution the only answer

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YOUTH unemployment in the UK has shot up over the past year according to the latest research carried out by the Resolution Foundation think...

‘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...

Strike wave across education against job and pay cuts

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A STRIKE wave is set to hit schools, colleges and universities across the UK during the summer as teachers and lecturers vote overwhelmingly in...

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities funding – cut to the bone!

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SPECIAL Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) funding is being cut to the bone, the National Education Union (NEU) warned in a motion on the...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

SAFTU demands expropriation of the land without compensation! 72 per cent...

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TUESDAY 6th April, marked the 369th anniversary of the arrival of Dutch settlers in South Africa. The first settlers aimed at establishing trading posts...

‘Child poverty is on the rise–the effects can last a lifetime’...

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‘The State of Education: Poverty, the Pandemic and Recovery’ is the title of a devastating new NEU (National Education Union) survey of 10,000+ school...

3-quarters of medium-rises use combustible material!

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THREE-QUARTERS of cladding systems on new medium-rise buildings use combustible materials, data show. These include 76 schools, 25 hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and older people’s...

10,000 march in London demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ – as protests...

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OVER 10,000 youth and workers demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ marched from Speakers Corner Hyde Park and rallied in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday. Protests...

Academy bosses salaries – ‘verging on criminality!’ – while poorly paid...

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THE NEW NASUWT president is to tell this weekend’s annual conference that trust bosses’ salaries are ‘verging on criminality’. The NASUWT will call for a...

Derisory increase in minimum wage wiped out by inflation!

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APPROXIMATELY 2 million low paid workers will be covered by the increase in the national minimum wage that came into effect yesterday. Under this increase...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

‘Shocked And Appalled’ By The Treatment Of Children At Rainsbrook Training...

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Members of the House of Commons Justice Committee are ‘shocked and appalled’ by the treatment of children at a privately run detention centre in Northamptonshire, they say in a report published on Monday. They have called on...

‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from 1.1m Australians!

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1.1 million workers in Australia will have their ‘JobKeeper’ payments removed from this week, with the Head of Treasury estimating that between 100,000 and...

Conductors on ScotRail: Strike goes ahead Sun!

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RAIL UNION the RMT has confirmed that planned industrial action by ScotRail conductors will go ahead from this Sunday – in a fight for...

NHS staff ‘exodus’ if no increase in pay says BMA –...

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DOCTORS’ union the Medical Association (BMA) underlined their demand on Thursday for a pay increase for NHS staff. Responding to a recent analysis by the...

Inquiry into police spying on unions – union heads demand transparency

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LEADERS of many of the largest and most prominent trade unions in the UK, have jointly signed a letter demanding that immediate action is...

Return to public sector all services outsourced under PFI! says Public...

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VITAL public services such as schools and hospitals face serious disruptions should government fail to prepare for the expiry of its 700 PFI contracts,...

Unite Demands £60,000 Grant – For Families Of Deceased Bus Drivers

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UNITE regional secretary for London Pete Kavanagh told News Line yesterday: ‘We would like to see this £60,000 grant to the families of those...

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...

Greek mass marches are developing into an insurrection

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THE MASS protest marches in Greece against the sheer police violence and oppression have been developing all last week into an insurgency against the...