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Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

HEATHROW Airport workers signed up to support the campaign to elect Hassan Zulkifal, WRP Ealing Southall general election candidate, yesterday. Unite member Ram Sheemar said:...

Forward with the French, British and German workers to bring down...

WITH millions of workers and youth on strike or taking to the streets, where they have been joined by the masses of the Yellow...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

FRANCE is paralysed by a nationwide general strike by transport workers, teachers and other trade unions, supported by the mass of the working population. This...

French General Strike As Working Class Defends Its Pension Rights Against...

FRANCE yesterday was paralysed by a general strike called by the trade unions in response to the attempts by the government of president Macron...

Hundreds of students join lecturers’ struggle at Goldsmiths!

HUNDREDS of students have joined their lecturers at Goldsmiths University fighting the cuts to education and the introduction of casual labour. The students and lecturers...

There are 10,000 medical vacancies

THE BMA doctors trade union has responded to data on NHS vacancies, GP workforce and GP appointments. Responding to the latest quarterly NHS vacancy data,...

Unions For Cuba Conference

ON Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The largest...

60 Unis Begin 8-Day Strike!

STUDENTS across the UK were on picket lines yesterday supporting their lecturers and support staff on the first day of their eight-day strike action...

NHS Faces ‘Worst Ever Winter!’

THE LATEST ‘catastrophic’ NHS performance figures have sparked fears that the health service is on track for the ‘worst ever’ winter, the BMA doctors’...

French police storm refugee camps in northern Paris

FRENCH police stormed the make-shift refugees camps in northern Paris, tearing down tents and ‘escorting’ families and individuals on to coaches. French police forcibly evicted...

Doctors warn of worst-ever winter crisis!

THE President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Dr Katherine Henderson, has urged hospital boards to ‘take immediate action’ to reduce crowding in...

Any attempt to ban Rail and Post strikes must be met...

THE DECEMBER 12 general election will take place in the middle of an unprecedented wave of strikes as workers show their revolutionary determination to...

South African NUM to march against privatisation of electricity

THE South African NUM (National Union of Mineworkers) has said it will march on the imminent meeting of the ANC National Executive Council, as...

Majority of world banks ‘not economically viable’ according to report

THE INTERNATIONAL management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company has published a global banking review which found that the majority of banks worldwide ‘may not...

Chile erupts as youth and workers take on the military in...

CHILE erupted over the weekend, with mass demonstrations and riots spreading from the capital Santiago to other major cities, as workers and youth rose...

Labour MPs must vote to break from the EU today, and...

ON THURSDAY morning, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Tory PM Johnson announced a Brexit deal. After three years, the EU...

Latest IMF report – Corporations in US, Britain and Europe facing...

THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) this week produced its latest Global Financial Stability Report, its half-yearly analysis of the state of the world’s banks...

Call A National All-Out Postal Strike To Renationalise The...

ON MONDAY, it was announced that over 97% of Communication Workers Union (CWU) members working in Royal Mail had voted for national strike action...

Royal Mail 97% YES for strike

OVER 97% of members of the CWU (Communication Workers Union) working for Royal Mail, voted ‘YES’ for strike action, it was announced yesterday. Hundreds of...

Students unite with staff in pension battle

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the University and College Union (UCU) in the fight for fair pay and...

Students support Notts lecturers striking against ‘sign or be sacked’ contracts

STUDENTS are campaigning to support striking staff at Nottingham College and have organised a petition in support of the action which has already topped...

Corbyn Attacks ‘No Deal’ Brexit At Tuc Conference!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn made a ‘project fear’ speech at the TUC in Brighton yesterday, in which he described a No-Deal Brexit as a...

Bring the airports out in support of Ryanair and BA strikers!...

THE BRITISH AIRWAYS pilots strike is on for both Monday and Tuesday in an escalating battle over pay. British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) BA...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

Over A Decade Of Tory NHS Cuts Have Put Patients And...

OVER A decade of Tory NHS cuts have put patients and staff at risk, as hospitals have been left in such a state of...

RMT steps up the fight for workplace justice & insists every...

FOLLOWING his re-election this week as general secretary of specialist rail and transport union RMT for a further five-year term, Mick Cash is insisting...

BA pilots strike!

BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) yesterday gave notice to British Airways that it calls on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th...

Ryanair Pilots Down Tools!

RYANAIR pilots have downed tools today causing huge cost to the company after Ryanair managers again refused to enter talks to end the long...

‘We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire’ say...

ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe’s main opposition group, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute last...

Doctors welcome Tory pensions concessions!

DOCTORS have welcomed a series of concessions by the Treasury, altering the effect on them of punitive pension rules which are in fact forcing...

French youth rise up over death of 24 year-old after police...

THE GOVERNMENT of French president Emmanuel Macron went into a full blown crisis this week with riots in Nantes on Saturday where thousands of...

‘To reverse years of underinvestment sustained levels of investment are needed’...

RESPONDING to PM Johnson’s comments in the weekend’s Sunday Times newspaper, in which he pledged a £1.8bn cash injection into the NHS BMA council...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway!’ Zimbabwe Trade Unions Instruct Their Members

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway,’ the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) General Council has instructed its member organisations. In a statement last Saturday, ZCTU...

Another 10,000 to be driven onto UC – After Rudd drives...

AS OF TODAY, ten thousand people on the old benefits system will be forced onto Universal Credit (UC) in a ‘pilot study’ in Harrogate,...

Trade unions must take strike action to stop BBC terror campaign...

THE BBC has announced that it intends to send squads to the homes of over-75s to make sure that they pay their TV licence...

RMT East Mids Strike Is On

THE RMT East Midlands Trains (EMT) strike is to go ahead on Saturday after the company bosses snubbed talks. The dispute is over EMT management’s...

‘Left’ Tsipras government humiliated as workers abstain in general election

SYRIZA (the coalition of the left) party crashed to a humiliating defeat at the hands of the right-wing New Democracy (ND) party in the...

Private company driven out of NHS

A HEALTHCARE ‘procurement’ process that named a private provider as the preferred bidder for contracts worth £25m has been abandoned after NHS trusts threatened...

‘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...

DOCTORS TAKE PENSIONS ACTION!–following the lead of the firefighters

AT least a dozen doctors are to take legal action against the government because they believe they were forced to join a pension scheme...

Marseille Dockers Refuse To Load Arms On Ship For Saudi Arabia

IN THE French port of Marseille, dockers have been refusing to load French weapons which are thought to be heading to Saudi Arabia. Following revelations...

REJECT JUNIOR DOCTORS CONTRACT! – says the Doctors’ Association

THE Doctors’ Association (DAUK) has refused to endorse the junior doctor contract deal agreed by the BMA and the government, warning that some members...

Tory Leadership Crisis Deepens, While Labour’s Right Wing Lashes Out...

THE CRISIS-ridden Tory leadership has launched its campaign to elect a new leader to replace the shattered May, who betrayed Brexit and then piloted...

69 Universities Warned Rule Out Benefit Cuts Or Face ‘Wave Of...

UNIVERSITIES will find themselves prompting ‘a wave of industrial action across UK campuses’ later this year – unless they rule out benefit cuts or...

Tory-Lib Dem Underfunding Has Created ‘Extreme Risks’ To NHS

LABOUR IS pledging a relentless focus on the NHS in its first 100 days in government as new research reveals hundreds of ‘extreme’ risks...