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10 days of strike action at St Thomas’ Hospital!

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YESTERDAY, marked the first of 10 days of strike action by security staff at St Thomas’ hospital by Westminster Bridge in central London. Some of...

Ontario nurses win 11.5% wage increase

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THE Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) in Canada has welcomed the arbitration decision that includes the most significant wage increase for registered nurses (RNs) and...

Capitalism Is In Its Greatest Ever Crisis – Forward To The...

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THE SAME British capitalism that has been egging on the Ukraine to start World War III by attacking Russia is now shivering with fear...

South Bank Uni strike vote expected this week! – no confidence...

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Staff at London South Bank University have no confidence in the vice-chancellor and senior leadership team, the University and College Union (UCU) has announced,...

450,000 Palestinians forced to leave Rafah! Trade unions must call general...

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THE United Nations says more than half a million Palestinians have now been displaced in war-torn Gaza, as Israel intensifies its air and ground...

Macron Government Is Mobilising Against Railworkers!

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THE MACRON government is mobilising against the Gradual Cessation of Activity Agreement signed at the SNCF because it will allow French railway workers to...

Starmer Recruiting Right Wing Tories To Run Any Labour Gov!

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THE Labour Party is defending, welcoming right wing Tory defector Natalie Elphicke into the party despite anger from many backbench MPs and workers at...

United Autoworkers Union strike authorisation vote this week!

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The UAW (United Autoworkers Union) which represents over 48,000 graduate student workers in the University of California system, will hold a strike authorisation vote...

South African NUM has threatened mass strikes over planned sackings!

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The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in South Africa has threatened mass strikes against the mining sector over planned sackings. Several mining companies have issued...

May Day Greetings 2024 – Victory To Palestine! Bring Down...

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STATEMENT BY THE NEWS LINE EDITORIAL BOARD The News Line Editorial Board sends its warmest May Day greetings to the working class,  youth and the...

Hunt vows to slash benefits to drive sick back to work...

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THIS week, Tory Chancellor Jeremy Hunt jetted off to Washington to attend the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with the stated...

Sharp increase in unemployment as bankers and bosses demand sick and...

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YESTERDAY the latest unemployment figures were released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealing that UK unemployment had shot up by  85,000 in...

Alberta union leader pledges to fight the privatisation of healthcare!

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‘A system that was already in chaos is going to (experience) a lot more chaos,’ United Nurses of Alberta President Heather Smith warned on...

UCU action to begin against Goldsmiths plan to bulldoze through brutal...

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GOLDSMITHS University UCU (University and College Union) members, who have overwhelmingly voted to strike against the sacking of more than one-in-six academic staff at...

The Telegraph urges that ‘destroying Hamas’ is very much in this...

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THE United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling for a halt to all arms sales to Israel, and for the regime...

GPs reject imposed contract! – 99.2% vote NO!!

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GENERAL Practitioners (GPs) across England have voted overwhelmingly to reject the new 2024/25 national GP General Medical Services (GMS) contract that was imposed on...

US bookstore workers form Barnes & Noble Union!

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Workers at Barnes & Noble, the United States largest chain of bookstores, are gearing up for a nationwide union drive after six shops voted...

TUC must be forced to call a general strike to smash...

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LAST Friday it was announced that Border Force staff at Heathrow Airport had voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over changes to...

‘We live in a moment where everything is at stake’ –...

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‘WE LIVE in a moment which feels like everything is at stake,’ Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) National President Mark Hancock told convention...

Imperialist powers are preparing for war with Russia by sending in...

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ELEVEN people have been detained after an attack by Islamists at a Moscow concert hall that killed 137, the head of Russia’s Federal Security...

South African miners strike for 12.5%

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Workers from the General Industries Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA) started strike action at the Annesley Andalusite Mine located in Penge, outside Burgersfort...

Workers must fight massive increases in the cost of living with...

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THE United Kingdom has seen the biggest rise in ‘absolute poverty’ in 30 years, according to new data published by the Department for Work...

Amazon workers at Hebron, Kentucky celebrate a victory!

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Workers at an Amazon air hub in Hebron, Kentucky celebrated a victory on Thursday after the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) found that Amazon...

Vote no to imposition of Driver Only Operation – urges RMT’s...

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SCOTRAIL employees are set to vote on strike action against the introduction of Driver Only Operation (DOO) trains, the RMT has announced. The management of...

Massive nationwide industrial action in Germany!

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Massive nationwide industrial action paralysed air and rail travel across Germany yesterday and Thursday as striking workers walked off the job to demand better...

South African municipal workers demand 15% increase

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South Africa’s largest local government trade union the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu), is set to table numerous demands for its members –...

NEHAWU union condemns Nelson Mandela University for refusing to meet strikers’...

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The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU)  has condemned the reluctance to meet strikers’ demands, displayed by the management of the Nelson...

Unions must call a general strike to support Gaza and put...

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THE Bureau of the UN General Assembly’s Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People reaffirmed last Wednesday night its...

Sunak demands police crack down on all opposition to Zionist genocide.

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has summoned the country’s police chiefs to tell them they must use all the existing and wide-ranging police powers...

NORTHERN GAZA CRISIS! – children suffering from the life-threatening drought &...

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In the northern Gaza Strip, a humanitarian crisis of alarming proportions is unfolding as infants grapple with the life-threatening consequences of drought and malnutrition. The...

TUC must call a general strike to defend the NHS

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WITH the latest five days of strike action by junior doctors due to end tomorrow, the British Medical Association (BMA) has already set in...

‘Claps don’t pay the bills!’ – insist striking junior doctors

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‘CLAPS don’t pay the bills!’ chanted over 100 junior doctors outside St Thomas’ Hospital in central London opposite the Houses of Parliament yesterday morning,...

IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE! – demands powerful east London march for Palestine

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A POWERFUL march of 500 protesters for Palestine marched through east London on Saturday, setting off from Mile End and marching to Aktab Ali...

Starbucks Baristas Battling For First Contracts

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Starbucks baristas from 21 stores around the United States told the company on Tuesday that they plan to organise, potentially adding hundreds of new...

We salute the struggle of the Palestinian people – General Strike...

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The News Line Rally of 200 people took place at the Hargrave Hall, in north London on Saturday. Chairman, Tony McEvoy, said the struggle for...

Tories crash – now boot them out with a general strike...

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THE TORIES have crashed with their twin by-elections disasters. They lost Kingswood, where Labour needed an 11-point swing and also lost Wellingborough, where an...

Massive ASLEF vote for strike action over pay!

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ASLEF train drivers’ trade union members have voted overwhelmingly for more strike action, having not had a pay rise for five years. Mick Whelan, general...

Bank of England demands wage cuts to keep businesses and the...

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures yesterday on the average pay across the UK, which they claimed saw an increase of 6.2%...

SA trade unions are ‘deeply concerned’ by petrol and diesel price...

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The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says the petrol increase would disproportionately impact families of poor workers who have been forced to...

OBR official demands cuts to benefits and war on migrant workers...

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WHEN the then Tory prime minister Liz Truss launched her notorious mini-budget in September 2022 that came close to crashing the UK economy, one...

IAM Aerospace workers in the US demand a 40% pay rise...

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union (IAM) leaders at Boeing the aircraft manufacturers are demanding a 40 per cent pay rise over...

Prestigious universities using ‘gig economy’ practices

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University and College Union (UCU) has released a report today, (Wednesday 31), which finds that around two-thirds (66 per cent) of research staff are...

5,000 march in Cheltenham as TUC refuses to call a general...

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FIVE thousand trade unionists  descended on Cheltenham on Saturday, 40 years after 14 workers were sacked at GCHQ for refusing to sign away their...

Oust Sunak and bring back the call-up says the Tory ...

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THE TORY Daily Telegraph yesterday sounded the alarm bells, in the face of the ever deepening crisis of British capitalism. It was a double-barrelled message,...

Labour Party ramps up attack on NHS – TUC must call...

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LABOUR Party shadow health secretary Wes Streeting doubled down on his attack on the NHS yesterday with a speech to a conference organised by...