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COSATU & CWU march in support of striking SABC & SAPO...

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and its affiliate, the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) marched to the Treasury’s Head Office in Tshwane...

Unions must call general strikes to support Gaza and end imperialist...

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ON MONDAY, Israeli warplanes bombed the Iranian consulate, which is situated next to the embassy building in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing seven Iranian...

UK and US trade unions must take general strike action to...

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PALESTINIAN trade unions have issued a call on US labour to take concrete action against Israel’s genocidal attempt to smash the Palestinian people. In a...

Sacked and smeared for standing up for postmasters

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FORMER chairman of the Post Office Henry Staunton dropped a bombshell on the Tories when he appeared before the Business and Trade Select Committee...

Horizon scandal piles more pressure on Tories as they face accusations...

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The Horizon IT scandal of the hounding of over 900 completely innocent Post Office managers by the Post Office leading to multiple prosecutions for...

Argentine trade unions lead a historic general strike!

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THE GENERAL Strike called by the CGT and the CTA, in rejection of the DNU (Decree of Necessity and Urgency) and the Omnibus Law,...

Post Office scandal piles pressure on all main political parties

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On Monday, the House of Commons was treated to the sight of MPs from all the political parties united in an orchestrated show of...

Junior doctors’ strike piles pressure on Sunak and the Tories!

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is already reeling under the pressure from day one of the historic six-day strike by junior doctors. The Tories have...

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...

30 Canadian ports hit by dock strike

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SUPPORT has been pouring in from Canadian and international unions for striking dockers on Canada’s West Coast. About 7,400 members of the ILWU Canada employed...

Powerful May Day March Calls Kick The Tories Out! Forward To...

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THERE was a powerful May Day March from Clarkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square yesterday with more than 10,000 trade unionists, workers, youth and students...

150,000 public sector workers strike – manning 250 picket lines across...

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WITH 250 picket lines across the country, 155,000 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada – who have been without a contract for...

CWU leaders capitulate to Royal Mail bosses – Time to build...

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LAST Friday, the leadership of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) finally revealed to their members in Royal Mail (RM), details of the treacherous sell-out...

NUMSA to march on President Ramaphosa’s office

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THE National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will march on Wednesday, April 19th to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office to protest against security...

FRANCE: Biggest rallies in living memory

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FRANCE’S small and mid-size towns have been at the forefront of the battle against President Emmanuel Macron’s contentious pension reform – in some places...

Royal Mail bosses threaten bankruptcy!

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ROYAL MAIL bosses are threatening to declare the company bankrupt and place it into ‘a special form of administration,’ leading to the sack for...

Undercover police targeted ‘subversives and left-wing activists’

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COINCIDING with a rare public hearing of the Undercover Policing Inquiry (UCPI) this week, ten women who were deceived into relationships with ‘spycops’ have...

Postal Workers Will Not Accept Their Livelihoods Being Destroyed!

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THOUSANDS of postal workers have voted in favour of more strikes in the long-running dispute over pay. More than 95% of staff who voted in...

Working class rising up in massive strike wave – time for...

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THE OFFICE for National Statistics (ONS) revealed yesterday that the number of days lost due to strikes last year was the highest since 1989. In...

Power cuts and 43% unemployment dominate SA State of the Nation...

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THE following is a statement by COSATU: ‘DESPITE three vacancies in the executive and a deputy president who wants out, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Millions turn out for Tuesday’s pension strike in France

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MILLIONS of workers and youth took part in the first of two new mass strikes and demonstrations in France on Tuesday in opposition to...

Striking nurses support general strike call!

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Nurses were in a determined mood on the picket lines outside King’s College Hospital (KCH), roundly condemning Prime Minister Sunak’s refusal to even speak...

‘Greetings to this fantastic show of strength’ says Mark Serwotka

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THERE were more than 40,000 teachers and other striking workers on the NEU demonstration on Wednesday 1st February – with the front of the...

Demand recall of the TUC to sack current leaders replacing them...

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Today will be the biggest day of strike action across the country in over a decade, with hundreds of thousands of workers from nearly...

South African health unions demonstrate in Pretoria for more hospital doctors

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SOUTH African health unions demonstrated outside the Health Ministry in Pretoria on Friday demanding that the ANC government increase the health care budget and...

TUC attempting to dump the fight against Tory anti-union laws!

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IN advance of the national ‘protect the right to strike’ day of demonstrations on Wednesday 1st February the TUC has published a statement headed...

‘We’re heading for a general strike’ say UCLH nurses

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THE HUGE picket of around 400 nurses on the steps of University College Hospital (UCH) on the Euston Road in central London was featured...

‘March with UCLH nurses to Downing Street today’ – urges Homerton...

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OVER 2,000 trade unionists, workers and youth joined an emergency 6.00pm demonstration called by the trade unions in Whitehall opposite Downing Street on Monday...

Bosses Demand That Sunak Brings In Laws To Chain Up The...

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THE British working class is showing a real class determination and ability to defend its jobs, its wages, its basic rights and its families,...

‘100,000 PCS MEMBERS TO STRIKE IN JANUARY!’ says Union leader Serwotka

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‘COORDINATED’ public sector strike action will escalate significantly in January and continue right up until May, PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka warned yesterday in...

Workers are giving 100% support to the ambulance service strikers –...

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THE GMB has suspended its Christmas Strike date for ambulance service workers, right at the time when the Tories are reeling from their deadly...

‘The sole intention is to destroy the jobs of postal workers’...

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CWU members braved the continuous pouring rain yesterday morning at the Greenwich, Blackheath and Charlton delivery office London SE10. CWU General Secretary Dave Ward told...

TORIES CONDEMN NHS WORKERS PAY CLAIMS – ‘unreasonable’ says Cabinet Secretary...

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THE ARMED forces are being mobilised to break NHS workers’ picket lines this week, Dowden, the Tory minister in charge of the capitalist state’s...

Bankers raise interest rates to deepen the slump, and make...

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THE Bank of England has raised UK interest rates to their highest level for 14 years as it battles to stem soaring prices, by...

‘WE HAVE GOT A REAL FIGHT FOR THE MEMBERS’ JOBS!’ says...

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‘It’s an astonishing level of support you are giving to the union, you care about the service you are giving to the public, you...

Meet Tory preparations to fight it out with working class by...

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30 MILLION people in Britain will be unable to afford a decent standard of living in the coming year according to a study published...

ALL trade unions must strike with the nurses to bring down...

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NURSES are to strike on Thursday 15th and Tuesday 20th December. At the same time CWU postal and RMT and ASLEF rail workers are...

CWU members march to 17,000-strong national rally

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STRIKING postal workers took part in a 17,000-strong Communication Workers Union (CWU) national rally in Parliament Square, central London, on Friday afternoon. News Line spoke...

US Congress bans rail strike ‘in the national interest’!

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US RAILWAY workers, Amazon Workers Union, Pilots union and NY State Communist Party among others, gathered outside of New York’s Grand Central Station at...

Thompson Out! Chant 17,000 Striking Postal Workers!

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‘THOMPSON out!’ chanted 17,000 striking Royal Mail postal workers at a rally in Parliament Square yesterday afternoon. They were expressing their anger at the company’s...

Union leaders address UCU strike rally

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UCU MEMBERS were out on strike on Wednesday with historic numbers this week over stagnant pay, miserable working conditions and casualisation of academic work. In...

Postal Workers Strike Hardening Up

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THERE was a hardened determination on the striking postal workers picket lines yesterday morning, as Communication Workers Union (CWU) members defiantly rebutted the Royal...

Force trade union leaders to call a general strike – this...

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YESTERDAY saw major unions taking national strike action across the country in one of the biggest walkouts of workers on the same day. Three main...

‘We are stronger than ever and united like never before’ ...

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THE UCU (University and College Union) lecturers union held a national rally at the front of Kings Cross Station yesterday, completely taking over the...

SAFTU condemns interest rates hike as postal workers strike for 15%...

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The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on Friday condemned the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) hiking of the...