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Wells Fargo employees ballot for union recognition

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In a remarkable series of events, Wells Fargo employees from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Bethel, Alaska, are spearheading the bank’s first-ever union elections. This historic...

Hunt turns his fire on the sick the disabled and the...

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TORY Chancellor Hunt turned his fire on the sick, the disabled, the mentally ill and the unemployed in his vicious, vindictive anti-working class Autumn...

French workers demand a Gaza ceasefire!

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WORKERS and youth throughout France are demonstrating today for a ceasefire in Gaza, following a call by the CGT trade union federation. A union statement...

FBU rally condemns 13 years of austerity and launches ‘Firefighters Manifesto’

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OVER seven hundred firefighters and control staff assembled in Westminster on Wednesday to launch a new ‘Firefighters’ Manifesto’. As the country recovers from flooding, and...

South African workers march to defend healthcare benefits

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National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) members marched to the offices of Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) in Bloemfontein on Monday,...

6,800 UAW members at the SHAP Michigan join Stand Up Strike!

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ON MONDAY morning, October 23, 6,800 UAW members at Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), Michigan, joined the Stand Up Strike, shutting down production at...

Starbucks unionisation war hotting up – 360 US stores now unionised!

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THE AMERICAN National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) ruled on Friday that the Starbucks coffee chain had unlawfully threatened to withhold benefits if employees in...

220 marches across France against government austerity

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AT THE CALL of the trade unions, more than 220 demonstrations were organised across France on Friday, October 13, to say no to austerity...

Inflation here to stay and global banking system faces collapse

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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday produced its latest report on the state of the world capitalist financial system, in which it warned that...

Capitalism facing ‘impending global disaster’ – time to put it out...

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THE Tory Party annual conference ended on Wednesday with Sunak announcing he was cancelling the Northern leg of HS2 rail network – something that...

US Autos massive strike action escalates

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BY REZA JAVADI IN mid-September, in an unprecedented move, approximately 13,000 employees from three major American automakers launched an unprecedented strike, pointing to both the...

Visa-free travel between US and Israel – ADC movement files lawsuit...

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THE BIDEN administration has formally included Israel in the US Visa Waiver Programme. This decision has ignited a heated debate surrounding issues of discrimination, American...

Capitalism kills – UK death rate increased by Tory austerity war...

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ON MONDAY, the BMJ health journal published the results of its research into the impact of the cost-of-living crisis and the austerity policies ruthlessly...

Over 1,000 march for ‘Right to Food’ in Haringey

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Haringey Right to Food, organised a Hunger March through Tottenham on Saturday, 23 September. A large crowd gathered outside the Spurs Football Stadium from 12...

Universities strike ballot opens today!

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STRIKE ballots will open at 143 universities across the UK from today in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. The University and College Union...

TUC calls for Israeli boycott but sets no date for action

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TUC Congress delegates in Liverpool on Tuesday voted for composite motion C22: ‘Right to boycott’ from the National Education Union. Moving the motion, Louise Regan,...

Bank calls for public spending to be slashed to protect profits!

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THE capitalist class of Britain and Europe have been served with a warning that unless they act quickly to slash all public spending they...

Jordanian MPs call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador – in response...

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Dozens of Jordanian members of parliament have called for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador in response to the forced stripping of five Palestinian...

The TUC calls to tax the rich – refuses to call...

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On the eve of its Congress, the TUC has called on the government to equalise capital gains tax with income tax which could raise...

UAW at US ‘big three’ motor companies set to strike...

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The United Auto workers union (UAW) says that its 146,000 members at the so called ‘big three’ motor companies – General Motors, Ford and...

‘Our policy for the TUC is to call a general strike’...

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‘OUR policy at the TUC is to call a general strike,’ RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch told News Line on the picket line at...

Sri Lankan government bringing in a ‘slave labour bill’

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TRADE unions worldwide have condemned the latest attack on workers in Sri Lanka. Different Global Union Federations (GUF), including the Building and Wood Workers’ International...

Anti-union laws being introduced throughout Europe

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TRADE union rights are facing escalating challenges throughout Europe, warns the European Public Service Union (EPSU). In France, a number of trade union activists are...

UAW geared up for strike at ‘Big Three’ US car giants

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THE United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is gearing up for strike action at the ‘Big Three’ US automakers General...

Parents demand judge-led inquiry

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday dodged the question as to whether the inquiry he announced into baby deaths at the Countess of Chester...

Germany crashes into recession – socialist revolution the only answer to...

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THE GERMAN economic recession has deepened, with the number of corporate insolvencies in the country sharply increasing in July. Almost a quarter more companies filed...

British capitalism about ‘to fall off a cliff’ – Lobby the...

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The Daily Telegraph has in recent months published a number of articles that have questioned not just the continued existence of the Tory government...

Chilean teachers begin 48hr strike action!

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THE Chilean College of Teachers began a 48-hour strike on Wednesday to demand a response to the requests submitted to the administration of President...

Investment firms and asset managers of UK arms industry making massive...

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THE British state is subsidising the UK arms industry to the tune of billions of pounds to the benefit of its wealthy private owners...

Tory Government Is Making War On The Rail Trade Unions –...

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THE RMT has revealed that the private rail companies war on the rail trade unions is being financed by the UK government, who are...

‘We will continue to fight Macron by all means’ – Force...

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FRENCH trade unions are continuing their fight against the Macron government’s increase in the retirement age from 62 to 64 which was forced through...

‘We are united, stronger together – We cannot and will not...

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‘NONE of us want to strike, but we’ve been forced to by the government,’ Dr Kevin O’Kane, Chair, BMA London Regional Council, told a...

Striking French cashiers win a victory – as government attacks rights...

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CASHIERS, members of the CGT union, at the ‘Grand Frais, fresh food stores in France have won a partial victory. The CGT said: ‘After the...

‘WE WILL NOT BACK DOWN!’ says Consultants Chair Vishal Sharma

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THE government made the final offer and said “no more talks”. We are united, stronger together. We cannot and will not back down,’ Consultants...

Starmer splits Labour Party as he prepares for national government to...

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LABOUR Party leader Sir Keir Starmer caused a public split in the Labour Party when, on Sunday, he committed any future Labour government to...

ITUC accuses French state of ‘police brutality and indiscriminate mass arrests!’

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IN ITS annual report on the state of trade union rights in the world, the ITUC accuses the French State of ‘police brutality’ and...

LONDON UNDERGROUND TOTAL SHUTDOWN JULY 26 & 28 – ASLEF joining...

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ASLEF Tube drivers will strike on Wednesday 26 and Friday 28 July, alongside their RMT colleagues, closing down the London Underground (LU) network at...

Starmer attacks strikers while ruling class prepares to ditch Tories for...

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THE general secretary of the University and College Union (UCU), Jo Grady, delivered a stinging condemnation of Labour leader Keir Starmer yesterday after he...

Actors to join screenwriters in Hollywood strike!

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WITH 160,000 performers – from A-listers to extras – voting to take strike action if a deal is not struck in time, the first...

Capitalism has failed – time to end it with socialist revolution

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THE DEEP political and economic crisis engulfing British capitalism and the ruling class was forcibly expressed when yesterday’s Daily Telegraph published a comment article...

180 arrested during clashes in France after police shooting of 17-year-old!

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‘AS MANY as 180 people were detained in France last night (Wednesday) for participation in unrest, sparked by the police shooting a 17-year-old driver...

France erupts as youth rise up against capitalist state brutality!

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FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron was forced to convene a government emergency crisis meeting on Wednesday morning following two nights of protests and rioting across...

French trade union federations are deciding on their next major mobilisation!

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THE FRENCH trade union federations were meeting on Thursday to decide their next mobilisations after MPs in the National Assemby on June 8 failed...

French CGT union members step up pensions fight – storming Paris...

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ANTI-PENSION reform protesters in France stormed the headquarters of the Paris 2024 Olympics in a posh north Paris neighbourhood last Tuesday, leading to pitched...

St Mungo’s strike going from strength to strength

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FIVE-HUNDRED St Mungo’s homelessness charity workers – now into the second week of their month-long strike – are going from strength to strength in...