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‘No credible route to a zero Covid UK’ says Johnson setting...

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‘THERE IS no credible route to a zero Covid Britain or indeed a zero Covid world,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, setting out...

‘HISTORIC WIN’ FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS – tens of thousands entitled to...

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THE GMB union scored an ‘historic’ win on Friday when the Supreme Court passed judgement in the union’s landmark workers’ rights case against Uber. This...

HEATHROW CHAOS – Passengers & staff at risk of infection

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CHAOS reigned at Heathrow Airport with five-hour queues reported over the last few days risking passengers spreading the virus to each other, as the...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

Top Bosses Earn 120 Times A Worker’s Wage!

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THE HIGH Pay Centre’s ‘High Pay Day’ research, published Wednesday, is evidence that the government must rebalance the economy after Covid-19 to make it...

Build a revolutionary leadership in the unions

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THE CRISIS that has erupted this week over the question of the Tory government’s determination to keep schools open in the face of the...

UK Workers Are Threatened By Covid-19 Mutations – Trade Unions Must...

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HOSPITALS in the south of England say they have seen a ‘real rise in pressure’ as the number of Covid patients needing treatment rapidly...

Record redundancies! – JobCentre claimants rise to 2.7m

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NEW OFFICE for National Statistics (ONS) figures released yesterday show a record rise in redundancies of 370,000 and a fall in the number of...

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 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...

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...