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Class Struggle Sharpening In South Africa!

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THE National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU), as the majority union at the Clinix Health Group, is on strike today over substantive...

UK MUST DO WHAT IT IS TOLD! – or no deal...

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EU LEADERS France’s Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s Angela Merkel – have been told the EU is unlikely to get a trade deal with the...

CGT unions in France defend temporary workers against government ‘provocation’

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THE FRENCH CGT union federation has condemned as a ‘provocation’ a short term ‘alms’ payment that ignores many workers. It said: ‘The government announced on...

Children’s rights have ‘regressed in many areas’ of the UK

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NINETY children’s charities have warned the United Nations that children’s rights have deteriorated in England and ‘regressed in many areas’ since 2016. On Wednesday 9th December, the Children’s...

Unite Leaders Refuse To Fight The Bosses And The Tories!

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UNITE, the UK’s biggest trade union, is on the front line of the class struggle as ‘fire and rehire bosses’ at BA and other...

‘We Are Watching – We Are Waiting – We Demand...

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  BY Fra Hughes PAT FINUCANE was gunned down as he sat down to dinner with his family one Sunday evening in Belfast on February 12,...

International ‘Make Amazon Pay’ campaign

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THE GMB trade union has called for a parliamentary inquiry into ‘dehumanising’ working conditions at Amazon warehouses, as the company enjoyed mammoth Black Friday sales. GMB...

Call an all-out strike to defeat fire and rehire at Heathrow...

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TODAY, members of the Unite union at Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) are out on strike over the ‘fire and rehire’ of 4,000 workers on...

‘Call the entire airport out!’ – demand Heathrow workers

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Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) workers are on picket lines today in the first of four days of strike action called to fight the savage...

Labour is rushing to Johnson’s defence. Make the TUC call a...

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THE TORIES have launched the most vicious attack on the working class since they came to power in 2010. After ten years of austerity,...

200 years since the birth of Frederick Engels

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TODAY is the 200th anniversary of the birth, on 28th November, 1820, of Frederick Engels, the closest collaborator, benefactor, friend and comrade of Karl...

800 Pennsylvania Nurses Are Taking Strike Action!

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NEARLY 800 nurses at a Bucks County hospital in Pennsylvania went on strike last Tuesday and Wednesday over dangerously low staffing levels that prevent...

UK’s crisis has only just begun Sunak tells parliament!

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CHANCELLOR SUNAK lifted a little of the lid off of the crisis of British capitalism yesterday when he told the House of Commons, in...

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...

THE SAFETY OF MATERNITY SERVICES UNDER SERIOUS THREAT says Royal College...

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THE SAFETY of maternity services is under serious threat, according to a new survey released by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on Tuesday. The...

Unions Must Be Made To Take Action To Secure The Nationalisation...

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THE Unite and GMB trade unions have issued calls for the Johnson Tory government to take action to save 8,000 Tata workers jobs in...

314,000 Sackings In Three Months As Tories And Bosses Blitz Workers’...

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THE UK’s unemployment rate has risen to 4.8% in the three months to September, up from 4.5%, as the coronavirus continues to blitz workers’...

4,000 Colombian miners enter third month of strike!

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OVER 4,000 miners, members of the Sintracarbón union, have entered the third month of a bitter strike at the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia. The...

US trade unions must evict Trump and break with Democrats to...

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PRESIDENT TRUMP has stated that he has no intention of leaving the White House and the presidency voluntarily. He said on Saturday: ‘We all know...

‘Closures Being Cynically Fast-Tracked’ Says Unite!

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THE CLOSURE of the Alexander Dennis (ADL) plant in Guildford this week after 125 years of vehicle building with the loss of 200 jobs...

North of Ireland health workers demand £2,000 wage rise

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HEALTH staff in Unison across the north of Ireland – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are urging the UK government to...

South African Public Works Programme workers demand permanent jobs

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AROUND 80 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) workers protested outside the Port Elizabeth City Hall on Tuesday, demanding that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality...

Sunak Extends Furlough

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that he will extend the furlough scheme across the UK until the end of March. Sunak said the scheme...

Starmer Volunteers To Work In The National Interest!

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LABOUR Party leader Sir Keir Starmer volunteered yesterday to ‘work with the Prime Minister in the national interest.’ Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show,...

FBU demands emergency funding – London Fire Brigade is facing £20m...

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PM Johnson has been urged to deliver emergency funds to protect London from £20m of fire cuts. The London Fire Brigade faces £20m of cuts...

Youth from poor backgrounds hit hardest by coronavirus pandemic

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YOUNG people, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, have had their earnings and job prospects hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, adding to fears...

Fourteen delivery drivers in South Korea dead from overwork this year

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Fourteen delivery workers in South Korea have died of overwork this year because they had to handle a sharply higher volume of packages due...

CRISIS-RIDDEN UK CAPITALISM MUST BE OVERTHROWN – NO RETURN TO THE...

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THE TORY Chancellor has had to borrow another £13bn to unveil a series of desperate measures in order to attempt to keep UK capitalism...

Thousands denied benefits now driven to food banks!

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THOUSANDS deemed ineligible to receive Universal Credit have been driven to food banks to survive. The new study published yesterday by the Economic and Social...

Hundreds demonstrate support for asylum seekers outside Britain’s first ‘refugee camp’!

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LAST Saturday over 250 pro-asylum seekers protested outside a former military barracks housing asylum seekers near Folkestone, the first refugee camp in Britian, which...

Unite leaders betray airport workers – for an emergency conference ...

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THE BETRAYAL by the leadership of the Unite union plunged to new depths last week in the negotiations between the union and the management...

UK unemployment surges! – while IFS predicts debt to GDP of...

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THE UK unemployment rate has surged to its highest level in over three years to 4.5% in the three months to August, compared with...

BA Boss Cruz Sacked

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ALEX Cruz, the author of the notorious BA ‘fire and rehire’ policy, has been sacked as chief executive and chair of British Airways with...

California’s Health Staff 5-Day Strike

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WORKERS at eight campuses of the Alameda Health System (AHS) in California’s East Bay – 3,200 members of the SEIU union local 1021 –...

Workers to get 67% of wages – bosses to get free...

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TORY CHANCELLOR Sunak set out yesterday more massive support for businesses forced to close by law, with much tighter virus rules expected in England...

General Strike In South Africa

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BOTH COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have vowed to bring the country...

£8,000 pay cuts imposed on Heathrow’s workforce!

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HORRIFIC pay cuts of up to £8,000 a year being imposed on thousands of Heathrow airport workers are the cost of eye-watering levels of...

‘PM Johnson’s promises are nothing more than hot air’ says GMB

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‘THE PRIME Minister’s promises are nothing more than hot air,’ the GMB trade union said in response to Boris Johnson’s speech to the virtual...

‘No Medals, Badges Or Claps Just Pay Nurses 12.5% Rise!’

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‘NO MEDALS, badges or claps this time – just pay nursing fairly’, a nursing union leader told Boris Johnson yesterday. The leader of the UK’s...

‘We will balance the books’ Tory Chancellor indicates tax hikes &...

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YESTERDAY, Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak, speaking at the Tory Party conference, assured the party that his main objective is to get the debt under...

Tory contempt for working class as Sunak offers ‘work coaches’ to...

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YESTERDAY Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his new Job Entry Targeted Scheme (JETS) that he claimed will ‘provide fresh opportunities to those that have...

‘Heathrow Is Facing Complete Shutdown’ Says Unite

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‘ONE of the world’s largest airports is facing complete shutdown,’ the Unite union has warned, ‘as members of Unite prepare to ballot for strike...

The Republicans Are In A Desperate Crisis While The Democrats Have...

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US PRESIDENT TRUMP going down with the coronavirus has sharpened the crisis of the imperialist powers, including the UK, who were up till now...

Unemployment is soaring! Defending the ‘right to work’ means getting rid...

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UNEMPLOYMENT is set to soar to levels not seen since The Great Depression, the ‘Hungry 1930s’, when workers starved. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)...