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May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

2,000 strike in Germany on Amazon’s Prime Day – Amazon workers...

MORE than 2,000 workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany have gone on strike over pay for at least two days, trade union Ver.di...

Worldwide strikes against Amazon’s brutal exploitation of workers – socialist revolution...

WORKERS at the online retail giant Amazon warehouse in Minnesota were out on a six hours-long strike yesterday called to coincide with the company’s...

British Ruling Class Is Split – Forward With The British Socialist...

THE FACT that a section of the capitalist state leaked the UK ambassador Darroch’s damning estimation of the abilities of President Trump and his...

PALESTINE WILL BE FREE! – Message from PALEXPO July 6th &...

THOUSANDS turned out over the weekend and packed the main auditorium sections at the Olympia Stadium, London for the PALEXPO exhibition to boost the...

‘Renationalise water now!’

‘RENATIONALISE the water industry,’ demanded GMB water workers from around the country, demonstrating outside the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) yesterday...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses...

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

Union must end all ‘positive engagement’ with the employers – only...

A STORM has erupted over the revelations that a taskforce set up in 2017, with the object of protecting the future of the Ford...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

‘Bring companies guilty of corporate murder to justice’

ONE HUNDRED and forty four workers have lost their lives while on the job in 2017-18, with the GMB at its Annual Conference in...

Ford’s Bridgend closure ‘a hammer blow’– GMB

‘WE’RE HUGELY shocked by today’s announcement. It’s a real hammer blow for the Welsh economy and the community in Bridgend,’ GMB’s Regional Organiser Jeff...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

‘THE NHS IS BEING SOLD OFF AS WE SPEAK!’ – ...

THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday urged all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to excluding the NHS from any post-Brexit trade deals. In a...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

FOLLOWING Theresa May’s resignation speech, in which the Prime Minister spoke of her response to the Grenfell Tower Fire, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)...

Steel Closure Is Devastating

THE TORIES ‘must bring British Steel into public ownership’, Unite said after the devastating announcement that the industry fell into liquidation yesterday morning. Unite assistant...

54,000 Mothers A Year Lose Jobs

AHEAD of the House of Commons debate yesterday, the GMB Trade Union says an estimated 54,000 women lose their jobs every year due to...

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...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...