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Ealing Anger At Strike Sellout!

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EALING Parking Service workers are angry at the way in which their strike has been sold out. Unite Branch Secretary Harjinder Nagi told News Line...

Seven African states condemn AU granting Israel observer status

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SEVEN African Arab states have rejected a recent decision by the African Union (AU) Commission to grant the Israeli regime an observer status at...

Ambulance staff at breaking point

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AMBULANCE staff are at breaking point, with the union Unison raising the alarm yesterday that services are facing unprecedented 999 call volumes and unsustainable...

The US will repeat the mistakes of Afghanistan!

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AN inspector general appointed by the US Congress to examine the war in Afghanistan has listed Washington’s failures in the 20 years of war...

Sunak mulls over how to slash pensions to ‘rescue’ British capitalism!

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AT THE weekend, The Telegraph newspaper reported that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak is ‘mulling’ over his options for breaking the triple lock on pensions...

COMPANIES TO LAUNCH MASS SACKINGS – following big cut in furlough...

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ONE-IN-FIVE companies are planning to sack workers in response to yesterday’s cut in furlough payments, a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey has found. From...

As Johnson steps up his attacks on workers, Unite leaders offer...

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THE Johnson government stepped up its attack on the UK working class yesterday by reducing its furloughing payments to workers to 60% with the...

Hundreds of thousands mobilise against Macron’s dictatorial health law

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FRENCH President Macron’s dictatorial new health law and its passage through parliament has angered a vast swathe of workers, youth and the middle class. On...

‘Stop Pandemic Profiteering!’

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‘PANDEMIC PROFITEERING has to stop’ says RMT as FirstGroup ann-ounces a £500 million shareholder payout and boasts that new National Rail Contracts will ‘support...

FORGEMASTERS NATIONALISED – as Honda Swindon is closed

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UNITE yesterday welcomed the news that the government will bring Sheffield Forgemasters into public ownership. The news came as the giant Honda plant in Swindon...

Myanmar Miners – 5 Months On Strike!

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Since MYANMAR’S military coup in February this year, 4,800 miners have been on strike in Monywa township in a solid five-month action which has...

Unions Must Call Action To Halt Tory Law Equating Journalism With...

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THE NUJ is warning that Home Office plans to ‘reform’ The Official Secrets Act ‘are a severe threat to journalism’. It is calling on...

Zimbabwe’s doctors and nurses new strike ban

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DOCTORS and nurses working in Zimbabwe’s public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more...

Now Is The Time To Go Forward To The State Of...

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THE war for the recovery of the land of Palestine is building up rapidly as the heroic Palestinian nation, men women and children battle...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

Building Safety Bill ‘vitally flawed’ says FBU’s Wrack

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MATT WRACK – the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) – has responded to the passing of the Building Safety Bill in...

Infection out of control – ‘Isolation exemptions will spread Covid-19’ –...

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STAFF isolation exemptions are absolutely the wrong answer to the government’s failure to control spiralling infection rates, says doctors’ union the BMA. Responding to news...

NHS pay fury at 3% pay rise – unions consider strikes

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HEALTH workers, furious about the government’s offer of a below-inflation 3% pay deal are to be consulted by their unions, the BMA, RCM, RCN,...

Demand the TUC call a general strike to defend NHS workers...

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IF THE Tories hoped that the last minute scramble to head off the anger of NHS workers by increasing the derisory and insulting 1%...

600 Kansas workers are on strike against low pay and...

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AROUND 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike for over three weeks, since Monday 5th July, against low pay and forced...

No NHS Pay Update Is An Insult To All UK Workers

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TORY Social Care Minister Helen Whately was yesterday afternoon unable to give an update on the government’s NHS pay offer. All she could say was...

Labour Party bankrupt financially and politically – unions must break from...

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THE POLITICAL bankruptcy of the Labour Party is now matched by its financial bankruptcy as, under the leadership of Keir Starmer, it has become...

Continuing uprising in South Africa driven by poverty & mass...

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SAFTU (South African Federation of Trade Unions) has acknowledged mass unemployment and poverty precipitated the continuing uprising in the country. In a statement last Friday,...

Israel’s NSO’s Pegasus Project hacks the phones of over 50,000 people...

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A DETAILED investigation carried out by Forbidden Stories, a Paris-based non-profit media organisation, the human rights group Amnesty International and world media organisations has...

Seafarers will be criminalised for saving refugees lives says RMT as...

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SEAFARERS’ union RMT has raised alarm over government legislation criminalising seafarers for saving lives at sea. The proposals, contained in the government’s Nationality and Borders...

PM And Chancellor Sunak Forced To Self Isolate As Labour Continues...

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THE Prime Minister and Chancellor are to ‘now self-isolate as normal’ after both met with Health Secretary Sajid Javid who had tested positively for...

Hospital numbers ‘could get scary!’ – admits Professor Chris Whitty

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‘COVID hospital numbers could get scary!’ Professor Chris Whitty said yesterday, adding that the UK is ‘not out of the woods yet’. ‘People should act...

Scrap the Tory Health and Care Bill – it is a...

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TORY PM Johnson’s new Health and Care Bill currently going through Parliament, is a fresh attack on the NHS by a Conservative Party that...

South African workers must bring down the ANC and take the...

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SOUTH Africa has erupted with the announcement yesterday that the ANC government plans to deploy 25,000 troops after days of violent uprising by workers...

NUJ Condemns Home Office Call For ‘Increased Maximum Sentences’ For ‘Unauthorised...

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THE UK HOME OFFICE has called for comment on proposed new laws with greater reach and harsher penalties to ‘counter state threats’. These are intended...

Health Bill ‘is a Privateers Charter’ says Shadow Health Secretary Ashworth

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LABOUR said yesterday that it will oppose the government’s Health and Social Care Bill. ‘With more than one-in-10 people on waiting lists for treatment in...

Unions must take strike action to stop lifting of Covid-19 restrictions...

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HE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) doctors’ trade union has spelt it out that pressing ahead with lifting final Covid-19 restrictions in England on July...

Finance workers in Paris strike against job cuts

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PARISIAN finance and tax workers held a one-day strike in defence of jobs and services last Friday, July 9th, accompanied by a rally which...

Johnson to remove restrictions – Putting transport staff’s lives at risk...

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‘WE KNOW that we are going to see more hospitalisations and more deaths from Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson admitted at yesterday’s 5.00pm press conference...

NHS HAS ‘FRIGHTENING’ AND ‘UNFORGIVABLE’ STAFF CRISIS says the BMA doctors’...

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ENGLAND has an ‘unforgivable’ and ‘frightening’ NHS workforce crisis that severely threatens patient safety, says the BMA doctors’ union in research published today. The BMA...

Kick the Tories out! Get rid of capitalism to prevent a...

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NHS WAITING lists in England could more than double in the coming months, from the current figure of 5.3 million people to around 13...

Global Academic Boycott Of University Of Liverpool As Lecturers Fight Sackings

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THE GLOBAL academic boycott of University of Liverpool began on Friday as lecturers fight against the sacking of 21 staff. The University and College Union...

BMA launch ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into Pandemic

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has launched its own ‘Lessons Learned’ inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic. This is ahead of the Tory...

Socialist revolution the answer to youth and workers’ jobs crisis

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A REPORT yesterday by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) warns that up to 350,000 youth aged between 19 to 24 face being thrown...

US And UK Ruling Class Are Humbled In Afghanistan – Forward...

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THE US ruling class, and its UK and German allies have suffered a historic defeat in Afghanistan. This is the verdict of the former UK...

US-led coalition troops quit Afghanistan a beaten and defeated force!

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TWENTY years after invading Afghanistan, US-led coalition troops have vacated the largest military base in the war-torn country, located in the ancient city of...

Health Workers March On Downing Street!

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OVER 250 London NHS doctors, nurses and hospital workers demonstrated through the West End on Saturday, demanding a 15 per cent pay increase and...

Doctors, NHS staff & nurses are gearing up for pay strike...

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MONDAY is the anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service (July 5th 1948) and Johnson’s Tories have marked the event by refusing...

Doctors To Take Action Over 1% Pay Offer

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SENIOR doctors in England will be consulted on taking industrial action if the government’s 1% pay rise offer is not improved. The British Medical Association...

GMB warn of furlough cliff edge

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‘INSTEAD of driving us off a furlough cliff edge later this year, the government should provide continued support for employers,’ the GMB union said...