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French Unions Call Equal Pay Strike On March 8

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FRENCH trade unions have called on workers to mobilise and strike on March 8th to demand equal pay for women and men. The CGT trade...

Iran denies PKK presence on its soil – accuses Turkey of...

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IRAN has summoned Turkey’s Ambassador, Derya Ors, over the Turkish interior minister’s ‘unacceptable’ claim about the presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant...

2.6% RAIL HIKES – Privateers get 15p in every £1 –...

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PRIVATISED rail profits have racked up 15 pence of every pound passengers paid on fares, transport union the RMT said yesterday on the day...

Myanmar – bloody military crackdown exposes weakness of the junta!

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THE WEEKEND saw the bloodiest crackdown by the Myanmar military dictatorship when police and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators killing at least 18 and...

Go North West bus drivers strike against Fire & Rehire on...

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Scores of striking Go North West bus drivers massed outside the company’s Queens Road depot in Manchester yesterday, on the first day of their...

‘Go North West’ buses continuous strike today! – Company plans strikebreaking...

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THE UNITE trade union, which represents over 400 bus drivers at Go North West, has written to the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham,...

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...

SAFTU calls general strike to highlight that ANC policies are responsible...

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers across South Africa downed tools on Wednesday, February 24, as a part of a general strike called by the...

G7 condemns Myanmar Junta’s war on the people while the general...

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THE G7 (Group of Seven) countries have ‘firmly’ condemned the heavy-handed crackdown, including the use of live ammunition, committed by Myanmar’s junta against the...

Bus Drivers Determined To Win!

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LONDON bus drivers employed by French government-owned privateer RATP took their third day of strike action against £2,500 pay cuts yesterday, with another two...

Unemployment rises to 5.1% as the Tories and bosses move...

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THE UK’s unemployment figure rose to 5.1% in the three months to December, a five-year high, official figures from the Office for National Statistics...

Argentinian cotton workers strike

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COTTON processing workers in Argentina began a new strike on Monday, 22 February 2021, demanding wage increases, the latest in a string of farming...

‘No credible route to a zero Covid UK’ says Johnson setting...

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‘THERE IS no credible route to a zero Covid Britain or indeed a zero Covid world,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, setting out...

While Israel Lifts Its Lockdown, The Palestinian People Are Dying...

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THE PALESTINIAN Authority’s Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said yesterday that the Israeli occupation authorities are maintaining the unfair policy of medical negligence of...

US must immediately lift sanctions off Iran say Russia and China

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CHINA and Russia say the United States should immediately lift the sanctions it has re-imposed on Iran and fulfil its obligations in order to...

STOP THE FREEZE! ASCL, NAHT & NEU demand significant pay increase...

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‘WE HAVE warned that the government’s planned pay freeze will inflict yet another real-terms cut to salaries, adding to the damage caused by below-inflation...

‘HISTORIC WIN’ FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS – tens of thousands entitled to...

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THE GMB union scored an ‘historic’ win on Friday when the Supreme Court passed judgement in the union’s landmark workers’ rights case against Uber. This...

Renationalise the buses – demand drivers on eve of strike

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LONDON bus drivers are preparing for strike action starting next Monday. Unite has called a series of strikes against massive attacks on pay and conditions...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

Massive strike action by US workers demands $15 an hour nationwide!

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FAST food workers in 15 cities across America came out on strike on Tuesday demanding a nationwide $15 minimum wage, union recognition rights and...

London Bus Workers To Strike – Fighting Against Massive Wage Cuts...

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LONDON bus passengers should give their full support to London bus workers as they prepare for massive strike actions in the capital called by...

Tories split over reopening – time to bring them down

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THE SPLIT within the Tory Party over ending the coronavirus lockdown broke out in the open at the weekend when Tory Foreign Secretary Dominic...

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...

Trump defeats second impeachment bid and vows to continue with ...

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EX-PRESIDENT Donald Trump has welcomed his impeachment acquittal on the charge of ‘inciting insurrection’, saying, his political movement ‘to Make America Great Again’ has...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

Tories seek to smash NHS up into 42 pieces! Entire working...

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TORY Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the new government White Paper in Parliament on Thursday pushing a complete reorganisation of the...

Israel plans settlement in heart of occupied Jerusalem

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ISRAEL plans to build a new settlement in the central area of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, despite international condemnation, a new report says. Israeli newspaper Calcalist...

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...

Tories move to replace NHS with regional healthcare!

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TORY Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the new White Paper in Parliament yesterday pushing a complete reorganisation of the NHS, breaking...

Unite plays ‘vital’ role for bosses in selling out fight for...

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UNITE yesterday launched a ‘learning hub, to improve employability’ for its members at Heathrow airport. Announcing the launching of this ‘learning hub@heathrow’, Unite stated that...

Reports of PM Johnson reducing the private sector in the NHS...

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BY RETIRED BMA MEMBER ANNA ATHOW THE main story on BBC news on Saturday, was that Boris Johnson was proposing to reverse the Cameron health...

80 MPs and members of the House of Lords urge Foreign...

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OVER 80 British parliamentarians representing all parties, in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on February 8th wrote in a...

CGT demands Macron extends ban on evictions

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AS THEY launched a general strike last Thursday the giant CGT French trades union federation demanded the government of Emmanuel Macron extend a ban...

Myanmar – working class intervene with national strikes to bring...

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WORKERS across Myanmar (formally Burma) came out on a nationwide general strike yesterday demanding the overthrow of the military dictatorship which was imposed last...

Iran cements strategic relations with Russia!

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THE speaker of the Iranian Parliament is on his first official foreign visit to Moscow with the goal of further cementing the two countries’...

International Criminal Court Has Jurisdiction Over Israeli War Crimes In Palestine!

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THE International Criminal Court ruled on Friday that it has jurisdiction over war crimes and atrocities committed in the Palestinian territories and can thus...

Alabama Amazon staff unionisation fight!

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THE STRONGEST and most viable effort yet to create a union at technology giant Amazon in many years is underway at its warehouse in...

‘IN A QUEUE TO DIE!’ – South Africa’s nurses work in...

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NTHABELENG, a 28-year-old nurse on the front line of South Africa’s Covid-19 pandemic, is exhausted and afraid. Each day, she begins her shift haunted by...

SAFTU demands an end to vaccine profiteering – West snapping up...

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‘AS WE struggle to stay alive, and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for...

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...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

HEATHROW CLEANERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS says the Unite trade union

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LOW PAID cleaners, employed by multi-million pound outsourcing company Mitie at Heathrow Airport, have been left fearing for their jobs after the company reneged...

Confident Of US Support Israeli Terrorists Kill Three Palestinian Youths And...

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ISRAELI forces have shot and killed three young Palestinians during overnight raids on several areas of the occupied West Bank. Two of the victims lost...

Transport workers’ lives at risk – ‘Come into work’ TfL tells...

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TRANSPORT union RMT has blasted Transport for London (TfL) for calling on staff in South African variant postcodes to ‘come into work as normal’...