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3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

Amazon & Deliveroo pair up to super-exploit workers! Capitalism must go!

ONLINE retail giant Amazon is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars, it was announced yesterday, into the gig economy delivery service Deliveroo in...

British Steel on the Brink – 4,500 jobs threatened

BRITISH Steel is seeking a further loan off the taxpayer of a whopping £75m as it teeters on the brink of collapse, with the...

NUJ addresses May Day in Ramallah

THE HEAD of the National Union of Journalists in the UK, Michelle Stanistreet, visited Ramallah in Palestine on May Day, reinforcing the unity between...

Get out of the EU now! – RMT’s Cash tells May...

‘GET OUT of the EU now,’ RMT general secretary Mick Cash told the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the...

Quit the EU! Forward to a workers government! – WRP...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world. We send our revolutionary greetings...

Watson and Starmer move against Corbyn

DEPUTY Labour leader Tom Watson and Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer, along with union leaders, are pushing for a second referendum in a move...

Zero-hours contracts and below legal minimum wages dominate in private care...

ANALYSIS by the GMB union of figures in the national Skills for Care database reveals that care workers employed in the private sector are...

Heathrow workers ‘flying picket’ protest for London Living Wage

WITH WAVES of strike action currently under way across UK airports, hundreds of workers are set to join a mass protest at Heathrow tomorrow,...

Primary schools are cutting teaching assistants

‘ALMOST a decade of Conservative education cuts has left our children’s future in a perilous state,’ says the GMB trade union. It has responded to...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

British Gas Staff Reject Boss’s Obscene Rise

THE Unite and GMB trade unions have called on Ford to come clean over the future of its UK operations. They are warning that its...

5,833 shops shut in 2018!

STORES, banks and other businesses are disappearing at the fastest rate since 2010 a PwC survey has revealed with 2,461 shop closures in 2018. 3,372...

STOP SPYING ON WORKERS – demands GMB after Churchill ‘location tracking’

Churchill Security is based in Chorley and employs more than 160 people in the UK, including Cardiff Bay, Cheltenham, Watford, Milton Keynes, Bromley, Abingdon...

ISS cleaners protest today in Manchester

cleaners working for ISS on the Arriva Rail North contract will be holding a protest today, Wednesday 10th April, outside Manchester Victoria station between...

‘HALT ALL CUTS AND OUTSOURCING!’ – unions confront Academies Enterprise Trust

SEVEN UNIONS have warned about their dispute with the UK’s largest academy trust over staff cuts, low pay and outsourcing. The unions have now registered...

Youth demand at least £10 an hour

‘YOUNG workers are missing out on £200 million in minimum wage pay,’ the TUC says, while demanding at least £10 an hour regardless of...

INTERSERVE HANDED £660m MONTHS BEFORE COLLAPSE!

INTERSERVE was handed £660 million worth of public contracts in the months before facing collapse, GMB Union has revealed. The company is set to go...

Schools & colleges are facing ‘national emergency!’

THE SCHOOL Cuts Coalition, including many education unions, on the eve of the Tory Spring Budget demanded the government address the ‘national emergency’ faced...

Head teachers up in arms – schools being cut to the...

MORE than 7,000 heads have written a joint letter to 3.5 million families warning of the acute funding crisis in schools. The heads insist...

NSL car park workers–2-day strike

THE NSL parking services workers of the GMB trade union started a two-day strike yesterday for the London Living Wage. News Line joined them on...

Palace Gardeners’ strike action

ANGRY GMB and PCS members working for Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) were on picket lines outside Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London...

Unions at No 10 appeal to May

‘WHAT I did is to appeal to the Prime Minister,’ Dave Prentis, leader of Unison said as he came out of number 10 Downing...

Plug pulled on £16bn Welsh power station Hitachi suspends all work

‘IT IS foolish to rely on foreign companies and foreign governments to keep Britain’s lights on and our economy powered when we could easily...

May urging unions and Labour to support her Brexit deal! Down...

TORY PM May spoke to Unite’s Len McCluskey and the GMB’s Tim Roache by phone on Thursday for the first time since taking office,...

GMB denounces May’s NHS plan

‘How does the government expect to deliver everything promised in the plan without the staff to deliver the services,’ asked GMB union yesterday in...

Uber Drivers Are Entitled To Workers Rights

TRADE unions the GMB and the IWGB last Wednesday won crucial Court of Appeal decisions, agreed by both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment...

INTERSERVE SHARES COLLAPSE 70% ‘Toxic bandit capitalism’ – RMT

‘ONCE AGAIN, we see the reality of bandit capitalism and its toxic impact on our public services,’ Transport union RMT said yesterday, calling for...

Nationwide college strikes loom!

STRIKE ballots proposing industrial action at Further Education (FE) colleges are currently underway, the University and College Union (UCU) have announced, and will close...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

Vauxhall And Cammell Laird Walkouts

EVERY member of the GMB and Unite unions walked out last Friday evening at the Vauxhall car plant in Ellesmere Port in...

1,000 Teachers, Parents And Supporters March On Department For Education

ONE thousand teachers, parents and supporters marched through Westminster in the cold and rain, led by the National Education Union, (NEU) to demand that...

May’s Britain a hostile place for workers and youth – Now...

DESTITUTION under May’s crippled Tory government is soaring to levels not seen since the Victorian times. The roll-out of Universal Credit has created...

Three year smoke & mirrors pay deal means real financial hardship...

‘THE CURRENT 3 year deal,’ says Gary Palmer GMB Regional Organiser, ‘fails to deliver a real terms pay increase for the majority of NHS...

‘There is revolutionary determination to smash capitalism’ –WRP General Secretary tells...

OVER 100 workers, trade unionists and youth attended the rally at the Indian YMCA in Fitzroy Square, central London on Sunday to mark...

Uber drivers descend on High Court

HUNDREDS of Uber drivers descended on the Royal Court of Justice yesterday as Uber appealed once more, attempting to overturn the historic landmark ruling...

‘WE WON’T BE BULLIED’ –say Glasgow City Council strikers

AS Primary schools and nurseries across Glasgow stayed closed on the second day of the massive 8,000-strong 48-hour equal pay strike yesterday, the SNP-run...

Children with special needs: savage cuts to SEND funding!

PARENTS, councillors and education unions descended on the Department of Education yesterday to demand that children with special needs are not left high and...

Tories plan to replace national pay bargaining for public sector workers...

THE TORIES are determined to put an end to trade union-negotiated across the board pay increases for all public sector workers and replace national...

New generation organises five section strike! TUC must call a General...

A NEW generation of workers is now organising themselves into unions and is combining their labour power by striking together. There is no doubt...

Millions of children face hunger under Tory austerity – TUC must...

A SHOCKING study carried out by the GMB union released yesterday showed that almost one in ten school staff bring in their own food...

Large Scale Academy Cuts!

LARGE cuts are looming at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial...

‘A SIGNIFICANT VICTORY!’ – Health unions hail subsidiaries ‘pause’

‘A SIGNIFICANT victory’ for health workers is how Unite described the decision by NHS Improvement to ‘pause’ the setting up of wholly owned subsidiary...

NHS Staffing Crisis As Wages Are Forced Down And Conditions Worsened

THE shortage of NHS staff in England is worsening official figures show. One in 11 posts is vacant, with the situation particularly bad...

‘Zero hours contracts will be banned’ under Labour! – McDonnell addresses...

‘ZERO hours contracts will be banned’ under a Labour government Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said yesterday in a keynote address to the TUC...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

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