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‘What are we waiting for? – Someone to die?’ says sacked...

OVER 100 Amazon employees at a New York fulfilment centre went on strike at noon on Monday, alleging management has been unresponsive to safety...

LONDON NEEDS TEN TIMES MORE INTENSIVE CARE BEDS says Mayor LONDON

Mayor Sadiq Khan told the BBC evening news on March 30th that despite the new ‘NHS Nightingale hospital’ potentially providing space for 4,000 beds,...

Unite Is Fighting For Workers’ Rights!

TWO LONDON organisations are flouting government policy over coronavirus by attacking the pay, and terms and conditions of their employees, the Unite, union said...

Johnson Tests Positive!

PM Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson said he developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and cough. He is...

ASSAD MEETS RUSSIAN DEFENCE MINISTER SHOYGU –both sides agreed on next...

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad on Monday received Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu and an accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed the Russian-Turkish agreements reached on...

Care workers have little or no protection says GMB

HORRIFYINGLY, care workers have been told if they test positive they will have to self-isolate at the care home and will not be able...

14-DAY LOCKDOWN IN PALESTINIAN WEST BANK –as Palestine confirms 59 coronavirus...

Life came to a standstill in all West Bank cities and towns on Monday as the curfew and strict lockdown Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad...

Israel encourages coronavirus outbreak amongst Palestinian prisoners!

PALESTINIAN prisoners have again rejected their meals in protest against the Israeli Prison Service’s plans to stop supplying 140 products – including cleaning products...

Sweeping emergency powers are unveiled! – Police given powers to...

NEW emergency powers were outlined yesterday by the Tories as they published the Emergency Coronavirus Bill. The sweeping new powers which will last as...

‘Stay Off Work From Next Monday’ Say Neu Leaders!

MANY schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, say teachers’ leaders. ASCL general secretary Geoff...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

Coronavirus–10,000 troops on the streets!

‘OPERATION Broadshare’ has been launched by the military to put 10,000 troops on the streets. The military said that it will work alongside the...

Tories Introducing Emergency Powers!

THE TORY government will introduce ‘Emergency Powers’ tomorrow, Tuesday, which are to be voted on in the House of Commons on Thursday, Health Secretary...

Unions Must Stop Pleading With Bosses And The Tories And Use...

BORIS JOHNSON’S policy of do-nothing to combat or turn back the coronavirus has now been dumped after 229 scientists wrote to the government saying...

SAFTU demands resignation after attempts to derigister municipal workers union

THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions has called on Labour Registrar Advocate Lehlohonolo Molefe to ‘resign’ – after the labour court suspended as...

Tories to bail capitalism out, while leaving workers and their families...

GLOBAL stock markets crashed on Thursday, the biggest single day fall in history. This is the historic crisis of capitalism, its death agony. The...

South African workers fear a lack of health cover

COSATU – The Confederation of South African Trade Unions – has held a Central Executive Committee workshop to discuss a number of pertinent issues...

Trade union leaders divided over Tory Budget!

THE TRADE union leaders are divided over the Tory Budget. ‘Today’s Budget u-turn on spending is long overdue’ says the TUC, forging a partnership with...

6th Form strikes escalating

ON THE EVE of budget day, National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges walked out demanding more funding as colleges have...

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...

The raging coronavirus crisis is smashing up the worldwide capitalist economy!

ON FRIDAY £60 billion was wiped off the UK’s leading companies. The FTSE 100 plunged by 3.62%. In the US a rate cut saw...

NHS ‘safe staffing forum’ demands minimum legal safe staffing level!

SIXTY Unison nursing delegates gathered in Warwick last week for the ‘safe staffing forum’ in which the worforce crisis in the NHS was discussed....

Wilko Imposes Draconian Cuts!

GMB UNION members working for Wilko are furious over a threat that the company is to turn on them and impose draconian cuts. It...

‘Shut Down Inquiry! It’s A Disgrace!’

‘SHUT down the inquiry, it’s a disgrace!’ protesters shouted outside the Grenfell inquiry yesterday, on the first day it resumed after the Attorney General...

Israeli army attacks Syrian army positions near Golan Heights! –while Japan...

THE Government of Japan has signed a contribution agreement worth $22.4 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees...

North Kensington Workers Fighting Racism!

FRIENDS and family, concerned members of the North Kensington community and local campaigners joined forces on Saturday evening to demand justice for El, a...

Sixth Forms strike: ‘urgent funds now!’

A LONDON march and rally marking the fifth day of strike action in over 30 Sixth Form Colleges took place yesterday, with union leaders...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers,...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

Stop ‘Uberisation Of Universities!’

OVER 300 striking lecturers, university staff and students rallied outside the Universities UK (UUK) HQ in Tavistock Square, central London yesterday shouting: ‘Hey, hey,...

‘This is a fight we have to win’ says UCU

IMPERIAL College staff were boosted on their picket line yesterday morning by the support of an engineering student and a vintage bus. The nationwide strike...

Get Rid Of Crisis-Ridden Capitalism With A Worldwide Socialist Revolution!

GLOBAL financial markets fell like crazy on Monday after a rise in coronavirus cases renewed fears and panic that the entire system is heading...

UNIVERSITY STAFF MARCH TODAY! • NO casualisation! • Defend pensions! •...

STRIKING University and College Union (UCU) lecturers and their supporters are marching through London today, assembling at 12 noon outside Universities UK HQ in...

University staff step up struggle

MORE WORKERS at 74 universities across the country joined the strike yesterday as students also came out onto the picket lines to support their...

The USA Is Determined To Surrender Afghanistan To The Taliban!

A SEVEN-DAY ‘reduction in violence’ between the US and the Afghan Taliban began on February 21, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying,...

2,000 March On Eve Of Assange Extradition Hearing!

Over 2,000 marched from Australia House to a rally in Parliament Square in support of Julian Assange on Saturday shouting: ‘Free Julian Assange! Only...

Tories Planning To Break ‘Trade Union Stranglehold’

THE TORY government is drawing up plans for new anti-union laws to ‘break the stranglehold of the trade unions’, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper disclosed...

UCU pay and pensions strike set to escalate

UNIVERSITY staff completed their first two days of strike action yesterday at 74 universities across the country and their strike was solid, winning 100%...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...

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...

14 Days Strike At 74 Universities!

THE BLAME for the disruption to students’ education by strike action starting today lays squarely at the door of vice-chancellors, said the University and...

‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange!’ say doctors in...

‘End torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange,’ demand Doctors for Assange – Stephen Frost, Lissa Johnson, Jill Stein and William Frost on behalf...

Sanders wins union endorsement for presidential campaign

THE UNIVERSITY of California’s largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299, has voted to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders’ bid for President ahead of California’s March...

Youth Rise Up Against Capitalism

A THOUSAND school youth walked out of classes yesterday to join the mass protest in Parliament Square, furious at how capitalism is destroying the...

Baby deaths & 4-hour trolley waits! Closures of maternity and...

AN INQUIRY into baby deaths at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has been broadened into an investigation of hundreds of deaths nationally, Tory...

US nurses celebrate Sanders victory

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...

A Fifth Of Small Businesses Are Going Under

A FIFTH of all small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are unlikely to get the cash they need to survive the next four...

50 Italian Doctors Dead!