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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...

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...

‘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...

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...

Serco boasts of massive profits out of failed test and trace...

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OFFICIAL figures released last week revealed the total collapse of the Tories’ Test and Trace programme run by private companies. Analysis of these figures show...

Capitalism makes billions out of coronavirus – time to get rid...

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THE CAPITALIST contempt for the health and safety of workers in the pursuit of profit has been highlighted this week by the giant on-line...

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...

‘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...

ASDA takeover – 100,000 at risk

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THE GMB union has demanded assurances from the new owners of Asda over the future of over 100,000 workers as the supermarket chain was...

OBR predicts 4 million unemployed – as Furlough scheme begins winding...

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AS OF YESTERDAY the Tory government’s contribution to furloughed workers’ wages was cut, marking the beginning of the end of the scheme – with...

TUC gives its full support to Sunak

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

Unite Betrays BA Workers – Demand Emergency Conference Of Union To...

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LAST Wednesday Howard Beckett, Unite union assistant general secretary, welcomed as a victory for the union British Airways ‘partial U-turn on fire and rehire’. Beckett...

Unite must call BA strike now! All TUC trade unions must...

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AT A THOUSAND-strong mass meeting of British Airways workers at Bedfont Football Ground on the outskirts of Heathrow Airport on Thursday, workers voted unanimously...

1,000 Unite ground staff vote unanimously for BA strike action against...

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OVER 1,000 British Airways (BA) baggage handlers, loaders and other ‘below-wing’ ground staff workers voted unanimously in favour of strike action at a mass...

‘ISSUE A CALL TO ARMS AND ORGANISE A GENERAL STRIKE!’ –...

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‘UNITE said they were going to call a strike and they should have gone ahead with it. They said they were going to, but...

‘Unite has aided mass sackings!’ – BA workers demand recall Unite...

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BRITISH Airways workers yesterday accused their union leaders of ‘aiding and abetting’ BA in its mass sackings and contract-busting plans, and demanded the Unite...

Now is the time to build the Workers Revolutionary Party in...

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THE ELECTRONIC ‘consultation’ being carried out by the Unite and GMB unions with their members employed by BA is not just a travesty of...

Unite and GMB surrender to BA and mass sackings!

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BOTH the Unite and GMB trade unions have given up the fight to halt the mass sackings organised by British Airways, centring on Heathrow...

STOP HEATHROW JOBS BLOODBATH – Unite must call national strike action...

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‘UNITE must call national strike action now to stop the jobs bloodbath at Heathrow Airport,’ British Airways ground staff worker Jamil Singh told News...

‘DON’T SIGN NEW CONTRACTS! say Unite Groundstaff

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THE GMB has accused BA of bad faith. Claims of ‘significant progress’ in a leaked letter from British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz mask...

BA – both Unite and GMB recommend acceptance!

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THE FIGHT to defend the jobs, pay and conditions of the 70,000 workers employed at Heathrow Airport has now reached its decisive hour. On 5th...

JOBS COLLAPSE – worst unemployment since crash

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THE NUMBER of jobs collapsed by 220,000 on the quarter, said the Office for National Statistics yesterday – the largest quarterly decrease since May...

‘Nurses gave their all – only to be greeted with a...

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MORE THAN 10,000 nurses, other NHS workers, trade unionists and supporters marched from St James’s Park to Parliament Square on Saturday on a demonstration...

Johnson Gov Must Answer Over The 20,000 Care Home Deaths!

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THE Johnson government must answer for its actions over the 20,000 Care Home deaths says the GMB. Ministers ignored science, evidence and the GMB Union...

Johnson Hands Power To Decide To Bosses

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‘WE ARE going to give employers more discretion, and ask them to make decisions about how their staff can work safely,’ Tory PM Johnson...

Youth unemployment at 20% – in some parts of the UK:...

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FIGURES released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of workers on UK company payrolls fell by 649,000 between...

Points-based immigration system launched!

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TORY Home Secretary Priti Patel launched the UK’s first ‘points-based immigration system’ yesterday. The new system will come into force on New Year’s Day, immediately...

Axing free TV licences: the spark to unite pensioners, youth and...

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THE Tory government has now launched war on the elderly, the youth and the working class simultaneously! There is a war on the youth, with...

‘CULTURAL VANDALISM!’ Free TV licences for over-75s axed

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‘TO HOBBLE the BBC in this way is, as one MP has already described, a piece of cultural vandalism. The government must face up...

‘Cowardly Johnson’ dodges responsibility for the ‘Great Care Home Massacre!’

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PM BORIS Johnson was condemned yesterday after trying to pin the 20,000 plus coronavirus deaths in care homes on care home staff saying: ‘Too...

BA ultimatum: accept 20% pay cut or lose your job

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British Airways has told cabin crew they must take a 20% cut in basic pay if they want to keep their jobs, – but...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To...

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THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

Unite-Gmb Appeal To Tories To Save Workers’ Jobs!

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THE UNITE and GMB trade unions have appealed to the government to announce a bespoke financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry. The two...

British Gas 5,000 job cuts! – GMB has vowed to fight...

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‘GMB will fight for every single job,’ the GMB union said, reacting yesterday to the news of yet another 5,000 job cuts at British...

Tories are driven back over schools opening!

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THE PLAN for all primary school years in England to go back to school before the end of term has been dropped by the...

Kick out trade union leaders collaborating to impose job and...

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THE ENGINEERING giant Rolls-Royce which manufactures jet engines this week confirmed that it will slash 3,000 jobs across the UK. Already Rolls-Royce has begun the...

80% parents kept their children at home!

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MORE than 80% of parents have refused to put their children in harm’s way, scuppering the government’s plan to reopen schools yesterday, a poll...

PM’s top advisor Cummings refuses to quit

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‘I KNOW that the British people hate the idea of unfairness. People like me who make the rules should be accountable for their actions,’...

NHS workers immigration status victory – Home Office forced to U-turn...

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THE TORIES, under fire from all sides have had to make a U-turn on their policy over the immigration status of NHS workers. Until yesterday...

Furlough scheme will be extended till October 31

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THE FURLOUGH scheme, where currently 6.2 million workers who are not working during the coronavirus crisis are getting 80% of their wages paid by...

TUC And Right Wing Labour Are Supporting Driving Workers Back To...

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PM JOHNSON’S drive to return workers to work, despite the coronavirus epidemic, announced in Parliament on Monday at 3.00pm has met with a split...

TUC outlines conditions for a safer reopening of schools!

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THE TUC on Friday published a joint statement that was sent yesterday evening to the Secretary of State for Education, on behalf of unions...

BA sacks 12,000 workers while Unite and the GMB register their...

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THE GIANT Unite and GMB trade unions have greeted the news that British Airways is to make 12,000 workers redundant with shock, dismay and...

‘STOP LOOTING OUR PENSIONS!’ – demands FBU, PCS, GMB and POA

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THE POA has joined the FBU, PCS and GMB in a Legal Challenge to ‘stop the looting of their pensions!’ The POA, along with the...

‘YOU CAN’T PAY WORKERS LESS THAN THE MINIMUM WAGE!’ – GMB...

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IT IS A moral outrage to pay workers less than the minimum wage the GMB union told the Tory government yesterday. The union has written...