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Tens of thousands of Greek workers march against privatisation!

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TENS OF thousands of workers and students participated in mass and militant rallies and marches throughout Greece on Wednesday, during a 24-hour national strike...

CHARGE GERMANY WITH FACILITATING GENOCIDE BY ARMING ISRAEL – ICJ at...

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THE International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague held preliminary hearings on Monday on the case filed on 1st March by Nicaragua against...

‘We’re fighting a land grab of our conditions’ says Mick Whelan

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‘THE people behind me haven’t had a pay rise for half a decade,’ ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan said yesterday, speaking on the picket...

200,000 on London March for Palestine!

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A HUGE rally of over 200,000 people marched from Russell Square to Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday 30th March, Palestinian Land Day, to...

TUC must be forced to call a general strike to smash...

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LAST Friday it was announced that Border Force staff at Heathrow Airport had voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over changes to...

Vote no to imposition of Driver Only Operation – urges RMT’s...

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SCOTRAIL employees are set to vote on strike action against the introduction of Driver Only Operation (DOO) trains, the RMT has announced. The management of...

Massive nationwide industrial action in Germany!

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Massive nationwide industrial action paralysed air and rail travel across Germany yesterday and Thursday as striking workers walked off the job to demand better...

35,000 Greek public & private sector workers take part in mass...

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SOME 35,000 public and private sector workers and students took part in mass rallies and marches on Wednesday in central Athens as part of...

We salute the struggle of the Palestinian people – General Strike...

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The News Line Rally of 200 people took place at the Hargrave Hall, in north London on Saturday. Chairman, Tony McEvoy, said the struggle for...

Massive ASLEF vote for strike action over pay!

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ASLEF train drivers’ trade union members have voted overwhelmingly for more strike action, having not had a pay rise for five years. Mick Whelan, general...

SA trade unions are ‘deeply concerned’ by petrol and diesel price...

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The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says the petrol increase would disproportionately impact families of poor workers who have been forced to...

Stand with Gaza Day of Action – force TUC to call...

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TOMORRROW'S, (Wednesday 7th February), ‘Stand With Gaza – Workplace Day of Action’ is being supported by a wide range of trade unions representing hundreds...

250,000 workers and youth march for Palestine!

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The first speaker at the huge rally in Whitehall at the end of Saturday’s march was the Palestinian Ambassador to the UK Husam Zomlot,...

250,000 workers & youth march for Palestine!

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MORE than 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine through central London on Saturday. The march assembled outside BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place...

Labour will let bankers’ bonuses soar and make the working class...

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LABOUR’S shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves yesterday pledged any future Labour government to be the bankers’ best friend, ready and willing to facilitate awarding massive...

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,...

Demand TUC call a general strike to defeat anti-union laws

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LAST November, the Tories were confidently predicting that when their anti-strike ‘Minimum Service Levels’ law was finally passed before Christmas, around 40% of rail...

NO PAY RISE IN 5 YEARS! – ASLEF strike expands

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ROLLING strike action and a national overtime ban by ASLEF members expands today, with train drivers employed by Northern and TransPennine Express rail privateers...

Striking ASLEF train drivers defiant!

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ASLEF train drivers start another programme of rolling one-day strikes today, which will run alongside their nine-day overtime ban which began yesterday, having now...

5,000 march in Cheltenham as TUC refuses to call a general...

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FIVE thousand trade unionists  descended on Cheltenham on Saturday, 40 years after 14 workers were sacked at GCHQ for refusing to sign away their...

German GDLTrain Drivers Union 3-Day Strike

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GERMANY'S GDL train drivers’ union started a three day strike yesterday which concludes tomorrow. The strike is an escalation of a wage dispute with rail...

South African court bans Johannesburg bus strike

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SOUTH Africa bus service Rea Vaya operator, PioTrans, last Thursday secured an interdict banning 179 employees from embarking on an unprotected strike and continuing...

TUC Special Congress avoids calling a general strike to defeat Tory...

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TUC general secretary Paul Nowak opened Saturday’s Special Congress on ‘the next steps’ in the fight against the Tory anti-strike laws proclaiming: ‘Congress, let...

‘Victory to Palestine!’ demand hundreds of thousands on huge London march

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers, students and youth marched on Saturday through central London, calling for victory to Palestine and an end to Israel’s...

WRP & YS Lobby TUC Congress!

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‘TUC Get Off Your Knees, Call a General Strike!’ and ‘TUC Get Off Your Knees, Kick the Tories Out!’ rang out as the Workers...

Join the YS lobby of TUC Special Congress on Saturday to...

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MATT Wrack, general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and president of the TUC, has warned of industrial confrontation ‘unseen since the 1970s’...

We are one united people – in Gaza, the West Bank...

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First speaker at the rally was the Palestinian Ambassador to the UK Husam Zomlot, who said: ‘Israel has killed 11,000 innocent people and is...

Workers In The UK And The Middle East Must Unite To...

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THE JORDANIAN Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh has just warned against vicious attempts by the Israeli regime to displace Palestinians from the Gaza Strip and...

TUC calls Emergency Special Congress to fight anti-strike laws – demand...

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FOLLOWING the Tories announcing on Monday that they had completed their ‘consultation period’ over the minimum service levels rules for railway, ambulance and border...

TUC Special Congress December 9th – call General Strike to...

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THE TUC said yesterday it will hold a special Congress to discuss the next stage of the campaign against the Tories’ anti-strike laws. The event...

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,...

500,000 workers and youth march for Palestine

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While the so-called Israeli Defence Force intensified its genocidal bombing campaign against Gaza and its ground forces invaded in their tanks, more than half...

‘Put pressure on your government – they are supporting war crimes’...

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At the start of the rally outside Downing Street a recorded message was broadcast from Palestine from Mustafa Barghouti, General Secretary of the Palestinian...

170,000 workers & youth march in London for ‘Victory for Palestine’

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OVER 150,000 workers, students and youth joined the National March for Palestine from the BBC in Portland Place, central London to Downing Street on...

‘What is needed now is to grow the economy–pickpocketing the public...

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‘WHAT is needed now is to grow the economy. That is the only sober and sustainable path to pay down our worrying debt trajectory....

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...

PM Sunak Ditches HS2 And Launches Savage Cuts To Smash The...

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THE GMB trade union yesterday slammed the scrapping of the HS2 Northern route, the biggest cut in the rail network since the days of...

Sunak scraps HS2 project and praises the Ukraine!

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GIVING the closing speech at the Tory party conference in Manchester yesterday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was introduced by his billionairess wife, Akshata Murthy. Speaking...

Defiant pickets & rallies by striking Junior Doctors & Consultants!

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THERE were defiant pickets and rallies of striking Junior Doctors and Consultants on Monday, the first day of the current three-day joint British Medical...

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...

Striking Doctors Besiege Tories In Manchester

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STRIKING Junior Doctors and Consultants are laying siege to the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester today, determined to defend the NHS against vicious Tory...

TUC Must Smash The ‘Minimum Service Levels’ Anti-Union Laws!

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The TUC has responded to the Tory government's 'Minimum Service Levels:  issuing work notices’ document outlining how a trade union should operate as a...

Burnham threatens legal action over HS2 rail link

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LABOUR’s Andy Burnham has said he will consider taking legal action if the government abandons plans for building the HS2 rail link in northern...

Army brought in as police demand complete legal immunity from prosecution

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FOLLOWING a mass walkout by armed police over the decision to charge an unnamed armed police officer with murder over the shooting of 24-year-old...