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General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM...

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

TUC Must Support Next Saturday’s Mass Rally, Recognise The Palestinian State...

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SATURDAY saw the concrete proof of just how much support the brave Palestinian people have won in their battle to undo the dirty work...

TUC must act on its resolution, organise the complete boycott of...

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MISSILES are raining down on the people of Gaza, as the Israelis step up their war to prevent the establishment of the state of...

Tory coronavirus inquiry is an attempt to put off reckoning with...

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ON WEDNESDAY, Tory prime minister Boris Johnson announced that there would be ‘a full and independent inquiry’ into the government handling of the coronavirus...

OVER 500 CAPE TOWN FIREFIGHTERS FACE THE SACK! – treated like...

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‘THE CITY of Cape Town cannot be allowed to have its cake and eat it. We should not allow it to heap all praise...

Five Days Of Strike Action At Metroline

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LONDON bus operator Metroline’s decision not to permanently drop its controversial ‘remote sign-on’ policy will lead to five days of strike action that will...

No ‘bounce back’ as UK economy shrinks by further 1.5% in...

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IT SPEAKS volumes for the disastrous state of British capitalism that news that the UK economy has collapsed by a further 1.5% in the...

Myanmar Issues 360 Arrest Warrants For Health Workers

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The military regime in Myanmar has issued 360 arrest warrants for health workers and charged them under Section 505 of the Penal Code, sentencing...

TUC Trade Unions Must Support A Palestinian State By Imposing A...

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HUMAN Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on April 27: ‘The oppression of Palestinians has reached a threshold and a permanence that meets...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Trade Unions Must Dump Starmer And Labour’s Right Wing And Call...

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THE general secretary of the Unite union Len McCluskey has responded to Labour’s massive council election defeats and its disastrous loss in the Hartlepool...

Bobby Sands and the 1981 Hunger Strike 40 years on

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  BY FRA HUGHES ‘THEY will not criminalise us, rob us of our true identity, steal our individualism, depoliticise us, churn us out as systemised, institutionalised,...

The trade unions must sack Starmer and dump Labour’s right wing!...

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THE HARTLEPOOL by-election result and the council by-election results mean that Starmer and Labour’s right wing must be dumped by the trade unions at...

COSATU president celebrates Workers Day on May 1st

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) President Zingiswa Losi delivered a Workers Day Speech on May 1st. ‘My fellow South Africans, President Cyril...

Kick out union leaders who collaborate with Tories – build the...

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THIS WEEK Unison, the largest public sector union in the country, issued a statement declaring that it ‘stands ready’ to work with the Tory...

Canadian government to ‘rip away’ dockers’ right to strike

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Unions across the world are outraged to learn that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal minority government teamed up with Canada’s Conservative opposition in the early hours...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...

BJP defeated in regional election as India’s masses turn on Modi!

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INDIA’S prime minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing BJP party suffered a massive political defeat at the hands of voters in West Bengal on...

Cape Town firefighters take to the streets to protect jobs

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SCORES of South African firefighters facing possible dismissal and or disciplinary action marched on the City of Cape Town offices on Saturday in support...

DVLA staff four-day strike begins today – Another Covid-19 outbreak feared!

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STAFF at the DVLA office in Swansea begin their four-day strike today after fears of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak as more than 2,000 people...

Overthrow bankrupt capitalism with socialist revolution! – demands WRP May Day...

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‘IT IS our international duty to organise the overthrow of the capitalist system here in Britain,’ WRP General Secretary Frank Sweeney told the 100-strong...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s...

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THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world who are confronting a...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

Banbury Workers Battle ‘Fire & Rehire’

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WORKERS at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury are ramping up pressure in the ‘fire and rehire’ struggle with a protest on Saturday (1...

Lancs biomedics refuse shift work – as part of month-long strike

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BIOMEDICAL scientists, who have been on the frontline of Covid-19 testing at a Lancashire NHS trust, will stop doing night, weekend and late shifts...

Workers will demand Unite’s national action against fire and rehire be...

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YESTERDAY the Unite union announced it is launching a campaign to end fire and rehire with ‘coordinated strikes and actions across the country’. In a...

‘Palestinian political prisoners, a crucial part of our national struggle’ –...

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AS Palestinians in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip prepare to vote in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections on May 22,...

National action launched to end ‘fire and rehire’ – while...

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THE UNITE union yesterday launched a nationwide campaign to ‘end the growing practice of fire and rehire’ through a programme of strike action alongside...

4 years of SAFTU is transforming SA class struggle

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STATEMENT BY SAFTU ‘BETWEEN the 21st and 23rd of April 2017, 1,500 delegates representing 24 unions with diverse organisational and historic backgrounds, assembled in Ekurhuleni...

720,000 UK companies on verge of collapse putting 10 million jobs...

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AS THE DATE for the Tory government to end its financial support to British companies looms so the warnings about a cataclysmic crash of...

‘We will shut down public service until government takes our demands...

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SALARY negotiations between South Africa’s government and public servants for 2021 have gone awry. Trade unions representing public servants have tabled a wage increase...

Aslef Blames Network Rail For Stonehaven Crash

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BLAME for the the crash at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday 12 August 2020, in which three people were killed, has been laid firmly...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

Youth &workers need British socialist revolution as they bear the brunt...

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YOUNG people are bearing the brunt of the jobs crisis. Under 35s accounted for 80% of the 811,000 payroll jobs lost in the UK...

RATP bus drivers strike against wage cutting!

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BUS drivers in London have launched a fresh wave of strikes as their union Unite announced further strike action involving bus drivers employed by...

Reinstate sacked gas workers – demand union leaders call general strike...

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ON WEDNESDAY, up to 500 engineers were sacked by British Gas for refusing to sign a scab, wage-cutting new contract under the company’s fire...

BAN ‘FIRE AND REHIRE’ – Manchester bus strikers demand of Mayor

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A PROTEST of striking Manchester bus drivers took place outside the Mayor’s Office yesterday afternoon, demanding that Andy Burnham takes action to stop the...

Youth unemployment hits record levels – socialist revolution the only answer

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YOUTH unemployment in the UK has shot up over the past year according to the latest research carried out by the Resolution Foundation think...

British Gas engineers strike as bosses carry out ‘fire & rehire’

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FORTY striking pickets gathered at the Gas Training Centre in Dartford yesterday, to protest against the ‘Fire and Rehire’ policy of Centrica, who now...

Ex Bank of England boss demands let ‘zombie’ companies crash to...

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FORMER Bank of England governor Mervyn King this week called for heavily indebted ‘zombie’ companies to be allowed to ‘disappear’ taking with them, although...

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...

British Gas to sack its entire workforce

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BRITISH Gas is to sack its entire 10,000-strong workforce today, in a vicious attack which has been met with strike action over months by...

LONDON FACES STANDSTILL! – as thousands of Metroline busworkers vote to...

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LONDON is set to be brought to a standstill after thousands of bus workers employed by the privateer Metroline have voted overwhelmingly for strike...