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Gate Gourmet sacked workers picket TGWU office

GATE Gourmet locked-out workers picketed the Hillingdon Regional Office of the Transport and General Workers Union yesterday. They told fellow union members that their employment...

‘Robbing the dead and the dying’

Relatives and widows of the thousands of men who died from asbestos-related cancer, yesterday expressed their determination to fight on after the Law Lords...

58 YEARS SINCE THE NABKA – the holocaust through which the...

ON May 15th, Nakba Day, Palestinians commemorate their forced displacement and dispossession resulting from the establishment of the state of Israel. By marking the Nakba...

IMMIGRANTS ARE NOT RUBBISH, TO BE USED AND THROWN OUT –...

OVER 25,000 refugees, workers and youth marched through the centre of Paris on Saturday, demanding, ‘Withdraw the CESEDA’! and ‘Immigrants are not disposable like...

‘WE’RE SUFFERING BUT WE WILL WIN’ say Gate Gourmet workers

THE Gate Gourmet locked-out workers May Day campaign team got great support from fellow Transport and General Workers Union members in west London bus...

Clarke staggers on as Tories hold back from resignation call

The ex-Home Secretary Blunkett was forced to resign after interfering to get his lover’s nanny special treatment from the passport office, and then seeking...

Make the TUC take action to defend the NHS

YESTERDAY both Blair and Hewitt mocked NHS workers insulting their intelligence with the Hewitt line that this year was the best ever year for...

‘SLAVE-DRIVING GATE GOURMET’ says Jarnail Singh, locked-out workers branch secretary

GATE Gourmet locked-out workers’ branch secretary Jarnail Singh condemned the company for ‘slave driving’ yesterday. He said: ‘They made their plans a long time ago...

The Easter Rising a powerful blow against ‘the power of the...

OUR theses were written before the outbreak of this rebellion, which must be the touchstone of our theoretical views. The views of the opponents...

‘THERE IS HUGE, MASSIVE DEEP-SEATED DISCONTENT AMONG TRANSIT WORKERS’ – TWU...

‘We were engaged in Civil Disobedience’, said New York Transit workers union President Toussaint at State Supreme Court on April 10, 2006, before he...

Threat To Arrest Pickets

GATE GOURMET locked-out workers had their picket stopped yesterday at the main gate of the Heathrow plant by the Heathrow Airport police and the...

US READY TO BOMB IRAQ – but Straw rejects Hersh warning...

Yesterday two warnings were given as to the critical situation in Iraq and of US plans to use tactical nuclear weapons against Iran. Award-winning US...

Locked-Out Gate Gourmet Workers Picket The Tgwu

TWENTY Gate Gourmet locked-out workers picketed a meeting of TGWU sacked Gate Gourmet shop stewards at the Hillingdon regional office yesterday. Most of the shop...

‘SECRET FLIGHTS TO TORTURE AND DISAPPEARANCE’ – Amnesty

¸??ternational has released a new report which exposes a covert operation whereby people have been arrested or abducted, transferred and held in secret or...

Labour Plans New Pensions Robbery

EX-CBI boss, Lord Turner’s plans for pensions are just the means chosen by the Blair government to make the working class pay for the...

Welsh NHS Cuts!

‘We are very concerned for our members and our communities,’ Wales UNISON head of health Dave Gallaghan told News Line yesterday. He was responding to...

SOCA SECRET AGENCY FORMED! – links former spies, police, customs and...

‘Britain’s FBI’, the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) – which combines former MI5 and MI6 spies with former ‘specialists’ from the police, customs and...

‘A SLAP IN THE FACE FOR SENIOR DOCTORS’ – awarded just...

THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday said it was astonished at the vindictive and petty treatment of consultants by the government awarding them a...

FRANCE HAS RISEN – Part three

BEFORE News Line arrived in Paris, there had been reports of French riot police charging at thousands of youth occupying the railway station in...

The blind Chancellor who cannot see the crisis

CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown yesterday could not see and would not even hear of a crisis in the British capitalist economy that he has presided...

33 INSURGENTS FREED – in daring raid near Baquba

Iraqi insurgents freed 33 of their comrades in a daring pre-dawn raid on a puppet authority jail north of Baghdad yesterday. At least 18 puppet...

HEWITT CALL TO TREAT PATIENTS IN THE COMMUNITY – to cut...

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) yesterday warned against any ‘quick fix’ plan to keep asthma and heart patients out of hospital ‘just to...

OCCUPATION IS THE PROBLEM – troops out of Iraq, demands 50,000-strong...

50,000 workers and youth marched through London last Saturday, as part of the many demonstrations worldwide to mark the third anniversary of the war...

All Out For Gate Gourmet Demonstration

‘WE want all trade unionists and everyone who supports the working class to come to our march next Saturday,’ Gate Gourmet locked-out worker Raksha...

DE MENEZES FURY! – over police attempt to link Jean Charles...

Jean Charles de Menezes’ cousins yesterday said the family is furious at a Metropolitan Police attempt to connect their late relative with a rape...

MARCH FOR JUSTICE – called by TUC for May 1

‘Speakers from around the world will join the May Day March for Workplace Justice,’ said the TUC yesterday. Top trade unionists from South Africa...

New Labour fawns over the bourgeoisie

YESTERDAY Prime Minister Blair stepped in to try and save his Minister for Culture, Media and Sports, Tessa Jowell and also his government. So we...

‘RESIST DELPHI ATTACKS’ – says ‘The Future of the Union’ UAW...

‘We are moving nearer to Delphi motioning the bankruptcy court to pitch out our labor agreement,’ said ‘The Future of the Union’ rank and...

‘We Need Our Hardship Pay’

‘THE TGWU leaders are doing everything they can to try to make us give up the fight and sign the Compromise Agreement but we...

Asda Strike Ballot

THE GMB trade union Central Executive Council (CEC) yesterday gave the go-ahead for an official national strike ballot of members employed by Wal-Mart owned...

SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO! – but Blair rejects MP’s committee demands

The Blair government yesterday came under fire from MPs and human rights organisation Amnesty International over the so-called ‘war on terror’. In its annual human...

Treat the Council Tax as you did the Poll Tax!

THE Council Tax is set to rise by four per cent on average this year, more than double the government’s current rate of inflation...

SUPPORT GROWING FOR GATE GOURMET LOCKED-OUT WORKERS – as Gate...

Gate Gourmet locked-out workers are campaigning for their monthly mass picket next Sunday from 11am to 1pm at the Beacon roundabout, Beacon Road, near...

‘WE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS’ – Gate Gormet locked-out workers tell AGM

‘IF we sign the compromise deal we cut off our hands – the company sacked us in five minutes and the union signed the...

‘OUT WITH THE ID BILL!’ says Liberty

‘THERE’S all hell breaking loose inside parliament right now about this identity cards scheme. The government is facing a hat-trick of defeats and they’re...

BA Pilots Ready To Strike

The British Airlines Pilots Association (Balpa) has advised its members at British Airways (BA) to set aside £25,000 each to prepare for a long...

Afghan nightmare for British troops

COLONEL Gordon Messenger, in charge of the future deployment of British troops in the Helmand region of Afghanistan, was putting a brave face on...

6 Months Of Gate Gourmet Lock-Out!

‘Next Friday will be six months since we were locked out on August 10th 2005’, locked out Gate Gourmet worker Lakhinder Saran told News...

Blair Gang In Disarray After Pm Fails To Vote

YESTERDAY Prime Minister Blair was insisting that he can push through his right wing capitalist ‘reform programme’ despite suffering a double defeat at the...

STOP TEARING NHS APART! – UNISON tells Blair and Hewitt

UNISON has called on Health Secretary Hewitt to ‘stop tearing the NHS apart’. Speaking ahead of yesterday’s publication of the government’s health White Paper, the...

Britain Accused Of Terrorism!

The Iranian government yesterday accused Britain of organising and equipping bombers who killed eight people in attacks in the south-western city of...

Barghouthi Calls For Partnership With Hamas

Campaigning in the Palestinian legislative elections ended at mid-night on Monday. 24 hours before about 80 per cent of eligible voters in the West...

Gate Gourmet pickets angry at TGWU leaders

GATE Gourmet locked out workers were angry yesterday when they were told by the local union office that that they had received the last...

BILLIONS WIPED OFF SHARES – after Japan stock market collapse

Billions of dollars, pounds and euros were wiped off worldwide share prices yesterday as investors took fright at the abrupt collapse and closure of...

Gate Gourmet Workers Battle On

LOCKED-OUT Gate Gourmet workers were campaigning yesterday for their mass picket next Sunday 22nd January between 11am and 1pm and their conference in London...

GREEK DOCTORS DEMAND ‘PUT AN END TO PRIVATE SECTOR’ – fill...

THE Greek National Health Service doctors’ union OENGE has called on all doctors, trades unions, trades councils and social association to ‘organise jointly mobilisations...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes