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CGT fighting for ‘cost of living index’ to be the benchmark...

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JOB SEEKERS are struggling, says the CGT French trade union federation. It said: ‘More job seekers work part-time or under short contracts, while being registered...

Government Failed In Its Duty Of Care!

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The UK government ‘failed in its duty of care’ to doctors and the healthcare workforce in its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, says the...

Schoolchildren to be served smaller portions!

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SCHOOL caterers will have to serve children smaller portions or use cheaper ingredients, they were warned yesterday. Andrew Selley, boss of Bidfood, one of the...

NEW ECONOMIC CRASH WILL DWARF 2008! – warn 58 economists

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A GROUP of economists issued an open letter yesterday warning that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s planned financial deregulation bill will lead to an economic...

‘We will resist until every inch of Palestine is free!’ –...

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OVER 15,000 workers and youth demonstrated in London on Saturday to mark the 74th anniversary of Nakba Day, marching from BBC Broadcasting House near...

Tories to sack 91,000 civil servants – National strike action certain...

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THE GOVERNENT wants to sack 91,000 civil service jobs to save money, the UK’s top civil servant says. The aim is to return to 2016...

ENTRANCES TO UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA ARE BLOCKED! – after five...

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Entrances leading up to the Unisa (University of South Africa) main campus in Muckleneuk, Pretoria are cordoned off with trees and vehicles this week,...

Shortages, food scandals and rising prices put French workers on front...

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SHORTAGES, food scandals and rising prices put low-income families on the front line, says the CGT French trade union federation. While food scandals accumulate (Kinder...

Finish imperialism off through revolution in the West! – call by...

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OVER 3,000 workers and youth were on the TUC May Day March from Clerkenwell Green in Islington to Trafalgar Square in Central London on...

Tories Exacerbate NHS Crisis In ‘Urgent Care’ To Rush In Their...

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‘THIS Easter will be worse than any winter for the NHS,’ warned Alastair McLellan, the editor of Health Service Journal (HSJ), in a leading...

General strike shakes the Rajapaksa regime! Forward to workers power!

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LAST Thursday, the Sri Lankan capital Colombo was halted as hundreds of thousands of trade unionists and their supporters took to the streets in...

Colombian Anniversary of Resistance

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A CROWD of over 100 Colombians held a rally on Thursday night in Trafalgar Square to commemorate the martyrs of the April 28th uprising...

Six Refugees Drown Off Coast Of Lebanon

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SECRETARY-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, has warned of a slide towards violence after at least six people, including a...

Macron only scrapes a win thanks to abstentions and anti-Le Pen...

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THE RESULT of the French presidential election on Sunday saw the right-wing Emmanuel Macron winning with 58.54% of the vote, beating the leader of...

Johnson’s mission to India fails

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THE UK and India have agreed on a ‘new and expanded’ defence and security partnership during British premier Boris Johnson’s crisis visit to New...

Amazon dominates on-line market – while workers suffer an epidemic of...

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AS AMAZON dominates online marketplaces and positions itself to become the largest retailer in the US, more and more people are finding out the...

JOHNSON URGES MPs TO SUPPORT HIS WAR ON RUSSIA!

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson spent less than five minutes apologising over ‘Partygate’ to the House of Commons yesterday, before putting it to one side. He...

TUC – Time To Stop Talking! Call General Strike Now To...

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THE TUC last Friday ‘reaffirmed’ its calls on the government to take over the running of P&O Ferries passenger and freight services ‘as a...

Starbucks Workers Fight Victimisations!

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Starbucks the coffee chain has brought back founder Howard Schultz to lead the effort to defeat a union drive that is still spreading across...

Make the TUC demonstration on June 18 a mobilisation for a...

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THE TUC has called a national demonstration to London’s Parliament Square on Saturday 18th June. Announcing the demonstration the TUC said: ‘On Saturday 18th June,...

NUMSA prepares Easter bus strike in SA

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Employers in bus wage talks in South Africa claim that the trade union’s wage demands are ‘unaffordable’, setting the stage for a strike struggle...

Tories withdraw infection control fund today!

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TODAY, the Tory government withdraws the infection control fund. This was support for those working in care to help them when they fall sick. Unison...

NO WAGE OR JOB CUTS! Unions must call a general strike...

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IN THE last 48-hours energy bills have risen by over 50%. The pensioners triple lock guarantee has been smashed. Students repayments on their loans...

Tory 2-3% pay offer ‘an insult’ – civil servants’ ‘outrage has...

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THE government pay policy to limit civil service pay rises to two to three per cent, announced on Thursday, is an insult to PCS...

EXPROPRIATE P&O – Shapps fails to stand up to the bandits

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MICK LYNCH, RMT General Secretary said yesterday ‘Despite all the bluster, Grant Shapps has failed to grasp the opportunity to adequately stand up to...

‘We will not supply your gas for free!’ Russia warns EU

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MOSCOW is handling the details of its gas delivery plans to unfriendly countries for payment in roubles, but it won’t engage in charity if...

Arriva busworkers are fighting ‘miserly 3% pay offer!’

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SUPPORT for the bus workers, who were out on strike in large numbers yesterday to force private bus owners Arriva to increase their miserly...

South London 48-hr bus strike over pay

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STRONG pickets gathered yesterday morning outside three of the four South London bus garages who voted for strike action as part of the 48-hour...

Inflationary crisis driving revolution across EU and UK! Time to ...

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AS INFLATION soars and the cost of petrol rapidly rises, workers across Europe are being forced to protest, with strikes spreading like wildfire. European energy...

P&O sackings expose the ‘sham’ of consultation with the unions –...

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THE CHIEF executive of P&O Ferries, Peter Hebblethwaite, appeared before a joint hearing of the transport and business committee of MPs yesterday to answer...

Sunak statement: ‘Ordinary people bear the broadest burden’ – Unite

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TRADE unions have highlighted the acute crisis facing millions of families facing steep rises in the cost-of-living, declaring that measures outlined in Tory Chancellor...

P&O boss admits ‘breaking the law’

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IN AN extraordinary admission yesterday P&O Ferries chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite admitted the firm knowingly broke the law, choosing not to consult with the...

Make the TUC call a general strike now to boot out...

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RAIL, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) members will be joined by many other trade unionists today at 7.00am and on Saturday 26th March at...

‘SEIZE OUR SHIPS!’ – demand sacked P&O workers outside Parliament

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OUTSIDE Parliament yesterday a two hundred-strong rally of P&O workers and their supporters shouted: ‘Seize our ships!’ and ‘P&O we say no!’ The rally was...

Don’t let P&O get away with murder – Make the TUC...

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YESTERDAY, Chancellor Sunak pledged to help the masses ‘where we can make a difference’, as households face soaring living costs, to the extent that...

War declared against the working class as 800 P&O seafarers are...

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POWERFUL protests erupted in Liverpool, Hull and Dover yesterday after 800 P&O Ferries’ seafarers were sacked by decree and replaced by cheap labour. The RMT...

Great Ormond Street security staff rally

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SECURITY workers from Great Ormond St Children’s Hospital (GOSH) held a rally on Thursday at lunchtime to mark the end of their six week...

‘IF THERE IS NO LEGISLATION ON MONDAY – SEIZE SHIPS ON...

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OVER 500 trade unionists gathered outside the RMT headquarters on the waterfront in Dover, yesterday with red RMT flags and union banners after 800...

68 universities face a further five days of strike action

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) announced over the weekend that 68 universities across the UK will face a further five days of strike action beginning...

Starmer in National Government mode praises Johnson

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LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer sought to outbid the Tories in anti-Russian war rhetoric when he was interviewed on BBC TV yesterday morning. Claiming that...

Sanctions war against Russia is driving forward revolution in the EU...

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THE CAPITALIST powers of the EU, US and UK are growing fearful that the prosecution of their war against Russia, is actually unleashing a...

Lu Strikers Standing Firm

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TRANSPORT union RMT said that its members are standing firm as pickets were out in force yesterday at all key locations in the fight...

10,000 RMT Tube members on strike today!

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‘Every single Tube line is suspended today. We’ve shut down London and we’ll do it again on Thursday,’ RMT Health and Safety Rep Carlos...

NATO States To Deliver War Planes To Kiev As US And...

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THREE NATO countries will deliver more than 70 warplanes for the use of Ukraine, military representatives in Kiev announced yesterday morning. According to a statement...

SA Clover Strike Now 100 Days

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Tensions are rising after negotiations have failed to progress in the three-month-long Clover strike. The strike began at the branded foods and beverages group on...