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Strike wave across education against job and pay cuts

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A STRIKE wave is set to hit schools, colleges and universities across the UK during the summer as teachers and lecturers vote overwhelmingly in...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

French CGT union announces ‘spring of struggles’ Workers take to the...

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FRANCE’S major trade union confederation, the CGT, has announced a ‘spring of struggles and has called for ‘joint action between the different professions in...

41 Heathrow Airport Limited strikes

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UNITE has called ‘targeted’ strike action at Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) from Friday 2nd April to Sunday 25th April, with 41 strikes over the...

Victory for Uber workers – now end the gig economy for...

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THE LARGE taxi app company Uber announced yesterday it would start treating over 70,000 of its drivers in the UK as employed workers entitled...

Decade of Tory NHS cuts has disabled the NHS! 4.6m now...

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THE SURGE in coronavirus cases in January hit key services including cancer and even routine surgery, NHS England figures released on Thursday exposed. Over the...

200 jobs to go at Aston Martin

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THE UNITE union has expressed its ‘deep concern’ at management proposals to axe more than 200 jobs at the Aston Martin site in the...

Collapse of Greensill Capital – another Lehman Brothers crisis!

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THE COLLAPSE of Greensill Capital, a finance company which acted as a massive lender to companies, has sent shock waves throughout the UK steel...

Time to drive the Tories out! TUC must call a general...

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AFTER the Tory insult of a 1% pay offer to the heroic health workers, the working class and youth are boiling with anger and...

RCN SETTING UP A £35m STRIKE FUND

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FOLLOWING the recommendation of the ‘slap in the face’ 1% pay award by the Department of Health and Social Care in its evidence to...

‘Sunak’s refusal to lift the pay cap on civil servants and...

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RESPONDING to Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech last Wednesday, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka commented: ‘Rishi Sunak has today failed to vaccinate the...

TUC calls on Sunak for a ‘workers’ budget’! Trade Union &...

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THE LEADERSHIP of the Trade Union Congress, a body which includes 6.4 million workers and has the power to shut the entire country down...

How the DWP is spying on benefit claimants

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IN 2019, the UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published their two-part staff guide on conducting fraud investigations. Privacy International (a UK-registered charity which...

UK ECONOMY NOSEDIVES! – biggest fall in modern times

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THE UK economy nosedived by a record 9.9%, the biggest slump in modern times, with the contraction in 2020 ‘more than twice as much...

By 278 votes to 0 MPs vote for extending the Universal...

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THE TORY government was delivered a massive blow on Monday evening when it was defeated by 278 votes to 0 when MPs voted for...

STOP UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUT! – Labour insists maintain £20 uplift

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‘REDUCING Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit would be fundamentally the wrong decision. It would be a profound mistake and put millions of families...

‘No choice but to fight BT sackings!’ – Allan Eldred CWU...

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THE DEVASTATING ramifications for BT employees of the brutal new management approach sweeping across BT is not just illustrated by the scores of compulsory...

Tories have driven NHS to breaking point! The trade unions must...

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THE NHS is at breaking point! This is the warning from doctors, nurses and NHS staff, furious that the Tories did absolutely nothing to...

Tory borrowing breaks all records

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GOVERNMENT borrowing broke all records soaring to historic heights in November, figures released yesterday show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing hit £31.6bn...

Six million UK households face poverty as Tories end furlough and...

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WHEN the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK in March, and the Tory government was forced to order the first national lockdown, Tory chancellor Rishi...

Johnson-Sunak Are Preparing A Winter War Against The British Working Class!

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THE UK working class is heading into the greatest ever winter struggle in its history, much greater than any of the ‘winters of discontent’...

£16.5bn for the military as Tories plan a war on public...

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THE TORIES have exceeded all previous borrowing records, taking the British bosses’ national debt to its highest level ever since records began, reaching £2.3tn....

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...

314,000 Sackings In Three Months As Tories And Bosses Blitz Workers’...

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THE UK’s unemployment rate has risen to 4.8% in the three months to September, up from 4.5%, as the coronavirus continues to blitz workers’...

Chile – workers and youth vote to smash Pinochet-era constitution

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TENS of thousands of Chilean workers and youth flooded the main square of the capital Santiago on Sunday celebrating the result of the referendum...

CRISIS-RIDDEN UK CAPITALISM MUST BE OVERTHROWN – NO RETURN TO THE...

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THE TORY Chancellor has had to borrow another £13bn to unveil a series of desperate measures in order to attempt to keep UK capitalism...

Thousands denied benefits now driven to food banks!

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THOUSANDS deemed ineligible to receive Universal Credit have been driven to food banks to survive. The new study published yesterday by the Economic and Social...

Tories hand billions to private rail companies while demanding workers...

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THE TORIES unveiled this week proposals for funding Transport for London (TfL) that will force the working and middle class to bear the huge...

UK is bankrupt! – UK national debt is 103.5% of GDP

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UK GOVERNMENT borrowing hit £36.1bn in September as the UK continued heavy spending to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The figure was £28.4bn...

IMF warns of devastating recession worldwide – forward to world socialist...

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THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) this week issued a grim warning of worldwide recession with global debt reaching a staggering record of £64 trillion. In...

UK unemployment surges! – while IFS predicts debt to GDP of...

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THE UK unemployment rate has surged to its highest level in over three years to 4.5% in the three months to August, compared with...

£8,000 pay cuts imposed on Heathrow’s workforce!

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HORRIFIC pay cuts of up to £8,000 a year being imposed on thousands of Heathrow airport workers are the cost of eye-watering levels of...

‘We will balance the books’ Tory Chancellor indicates tax hikes &...

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YESTERDAY, Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak, speaking at the Tory Party conference, assured the party that his main objective is to get the debt under...

Tory contempt for working class as Sunak offers ‘work coaches’ to...

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YESTERDAY Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his new Job Entry Targeted Scheme (JETS) that he claimed will ‘provide fresh opportunities to those that have...

‘Heathrow Is Facing Complete Shutdown’ Says Unite

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‘ONE of the world’s largest airports is facing complete shutdown,’ the Unite union has warned, ‘as members of Unite prepare to ballot for strike...

‘Flawed algorithm’ throws unemployed to the wolves

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT claimants have been thrown into destitution, poverty, homelessness and starvation as a direct result of a ‘flawed algorithm’ a damning new welfare...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

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THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...

Bank of England & US Fed continue to pump out free...

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YESTERDAY, the Bank of England announced that it will be keeping interest rates on hold at the historical low of 0.1%. This was the unanimous...

Unite union claims partial BA U-turn – draft agreement to be...

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UNITE union said yesterday that it welcomes what it has called British Airway’s ‘partial U-turn on fire and rehire’ but warns issues are ‘not...

Tories are readying to impose new taxes, and engage in massive...

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EARLIER this week, Apple was priced on the US stock market at $2.3tn (£1.7tn), more than the combined ‘value’ of the entire FTSE 100. The...

Brutal pay and job cuts at Heathrow! – Unite leaders on...

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HEATHROW has threatened unions that unless they accept brutal pay cuts, they will start enforcing job cuts! The ultimatum delivered by the bosses proposes cutting...

Tories split over massive debt crisis! Make the bosses pay for...

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THE TORY Party split over how to pay off the massive debt run up bailing out the bosses during the coronavirus pandemic is now...

Middle Class Faces Mass Unemployment. It Must Unite With The The...

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THE CRISIS engulfing British capitalism has drawn the organised working class, along with youth and entire sections of the middle class, into the struggle...

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...