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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...

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...

NAO TO PROBE GREENSILL! – and how it collapsed the UK...

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THE NATIONAL Audit Office (NAO) has launched a probe into supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital following its collapse, which threatens to end the...

A general strike to kick out the Tories and bring in...

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THIS WEEK, the boss of British Gas, Chris O’Shea, sent letters to 7,500 of its service engineers informing them that on Wednesday 14 April...

Derisory increase in minimum wage wiped out by inflation!

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APPROXIMATELY 2 million low paid workers will be covered by the increase in the national minimum wage that came into effect yesterday. Under this increase...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

NHS workers need 15% pay rise now! – TUC must call...

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UNISON’S campaign for an immediate pay rise for health workers goes up a level this week – with a plea to the public and...

‘Indefinite strike to win’ – demand striking bus drivers

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‘INDEFINITE strike action to win it quick and win it now,’ Hounslow bus garage driver and Unite member Stoyan Ivanov demanded yesterday. More than 2,000...

Demonstrate April 1 15% for all NHS staff

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PEOPLE across the country are being asked to put colourful posters in their windows in support of a proper NHS pay rise, in a...

Inquiry into police spying on unions – union heads demand transparency

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LEADERS of many of the largest and most prominent trade unions in the UK, have jointly signed a letter demanding that immediate action is...

One year since the first Covid-19 lockdown on 23 March 2020!

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ON 23 March 2020, Boris Johnson outlined measures to stop the spread of Covid-19, with a series of stop-go lockdowns. Since then, of the major...

Ex-Tory minister reveals police spies reported directly to Tory government!

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ON TUESDAY, Norman Tebbit, former Tory minister in the government of Margaret Thatcher, proudly announced that while he was employment secretary from 1981-83 he...

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...

Unions must occupy the steel industry to save thousands of jobs!...

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GREENSILL Capital, the biggest lender to crisis-ridden steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, collapsed into administration yesterday. It has gone bust, and 5,000 steel...

TUC unites with bosses to plead with Tories for aviation bail-out...

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YESTERDAY the TUC joined with aviation bosses and Heathrow management in a joint statement calling for the Tories to ‘protect the UK’s vital aviation...

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...

Tories have insulted NHS workers by ‘rewarding’ them with a 1%...

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NURSES, midwives and NHS workers around the country are enraged by the Tory plan set out in the Chancellor’s budget to ‘reward’ them with...

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...

Tory split emerges with demands on Johnson for a budget that...

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IN ADVANCE of the budget next week, former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond delivered a shot across the bows of the Tory government with a...

HEATHROW CHAOS – Passengers & staff at risk of infection

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CHAOS reigned at Heathrow Airport with five-hour queues reported over the last few days risking passengers spreading the virus to each other, as the...

DVLA health & safety scandal! PCS strike ballot

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THOUSANDS of staff working at the DVLA will be balloted for strike action over continuing Covid health and safety concerns, the Public and Commercial...

TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Defeat Tory onslaught on rail workers!

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‘DEFEAT this Tory onslaught by calling national strike action,’ Chigwell Aslef Chairman Bill Rogers said yesterday in response to the Tory government’s threat to...

No protection from unfair dismissal–for 7.5 million!

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THE TUC yesterday warned that millions of workers lack basic protections if they lose their jobs in the coming months. New analysis shows that 7.5...

1.72 million jobless! End of furloughing on April 21 will...

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1.72 MILLION are now jobless! The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said yesterday it is the highest level in five years. Workers aged between 25...

Workers pay with their lives for the bosses’ profits – socialist...

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YESTERDAY the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published its report breaking down the number of deaths from Covid-19 in 2020 by occupation. The key conclusion...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

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...

Tories getting ready for class war! Time for the trade unions...

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EVERYBODY knows that the Tory government was completely unprepared for the Covid-19 crisis that erupted in the UK in December 2020. The Operation Cygnus exercise...

‘No such thing as a free lunch’ BofE warns furlough scheme...

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DEPUTY governor of the Bank of England Ben Broadbent said this week that ‘resilient’ household spending has been ‘funded by tomorrow’s taxpayers’ – in...

Sunak prepares for war on working class to pay off capitalism’s...

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OVER 250,000 small firms and companies are destined to collapse this year according to research carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Nearly...

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...

Trump Coup Attempt Fails

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ON WEDNESDAY afternoon thousands of US president Donald Trump supporters rallied in Washington before storming the US Congress to put a stop to the...

Top Bosses Earn 120 Times A Worker’s Wage!

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THE HIGH Pay Centre’s ‘High Pay Day’ research, published Wednesday, is evidence that the government must rebalance the economy after Covid-19 to make it...

Big Business Demands Billi0Ns More To Save Their Bankrupt Economy!

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BIG BUSINESS warned yesterday that, with the return of the lockdown by PM Johnson, thousands of firms will go to the wall. They demanded...

Build a revolutionary leadership in the unions

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THE CRISIS that has erupted this week over the question of the Tory government’s determination to keep schools open in the face of the...

PCS Heathrow strike ballot launched! – while TUC and Unite stress...

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THE PCS (Public and Commercial Services) union has served notice on the Home Office of its intention to ballot members at Heathrow Airport for...

Kick out the TUC leaders who collaborate with the Tories –...

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IN HIS INTERVIEW with the Spectator magazine Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak made it quite clear that in the New Year there will have to...

Record redundancies! – JobCentre claimants rise to 2.7m

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NEW OFFICE for National Statistics (ONS) figures released yesterday show a record rise in redundancies of 370,000 and a fall in the number of...

UK gov is bullying councils to keep schools open – while...

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THE Johnson government’s Covid-19 crisis intensified as it ordered London and most of Essex and Hertfordshire to join Tier 3 at 00:01 GMT yesterday. This...

Unite Leaders Refuse To Fight The Bosses And The Tories!

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UNITE, the UK’s biggest trade union, is on the front line of the class struggle as ‘fire and rehire bosses’ at BA and other...

Labour is rushing to Johnson’s defence. Make the TUC call a...

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THE TORIES have launched the most vicious attack on the working class since they came to power in 2010. After ten years of austerity,...

Even Tory press admit British capitalism facing ruin – socialist revolution...

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IF TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak harboured any hope that Wednesday’s spending review would reassure anyone that British capitalism could be rescued from complete ruin...

Throw Out Bankrupt Sunak And The Tories With A General Strike!

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak, at a cabinet briefing before unveiling his latest spending review in Parliament yesterday, warned that the forecast for the UK...