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Special Educational Needs & Disabilities funding – cut to the bone!

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SPECIAL Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) funding is being cut to the bone, the National Education Union (NEU) warned in a motion on the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

39% teachers still working in unsafe schools

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IT IS now estimated that 39% of teachers and school leaders – as well as 51% of teaching assistants and other staff – are...

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...

Trade Unions Must Shut Down The Schools, And Kick The Tories...

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CORONAVIRUS cases are now rising fast, driven by a new variant of the virus that has emerged in the UK and is much more...

UK’s crisis has only just begun Sunak tells parliament!

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CHANCELLOR SUNAK lifted a little of the lid off of the crisis of British capitalism yesterday when he told the House of Commons, in...

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...

While NHS workers scrabble for PPE Tories pay £1 million a...

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A MASSIVE mountain of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is currently sitting on Felixstowe docks while frontline healthcare workers are still being forced to work...

North of Ireland health workers demand £2,000 wage rise

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HEALTH staff in Unison across the north of Ireland – including nurses, paramedics, cleaners, domestics and porters – are urging the UK government to...

NHS must run vaccinations! Unison warns of private firms using...

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CORONAVIRUS vaccinations must be managed entirely by the NHS and public bodies, and not allow the involvement of private firms and the use of unqualified staff,...

‘PM Johnson’s promises are nothing more than hot air’ says GMB

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‘THE PRIME Minister’s promises are nothing more than hot air,’ the GMB trade union said in response to Boris Johnson’s speech to the virtual...

25 years since Hillingdon Hospital strike 1st OCTOBER 1995 – 30th...

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ON October 1st, 1995 56 domestic and catering workers at Hillingdon Hospital were sacked by Pall Mall for refusing to accept a £40 per...

Trade unions must take action for 15% – demand NHS staff

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‘WHAT DO we want? 15%! When do we want it? Now!’ rang out on the Nurses March through London on Saturday afternoon. More than 1,000...

Child poverty & food bank use rises!

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A SURVEY of UK social workers by the Child Poverty Action Group, Child Welfare Inequalities Project and the Association of Directors of Children’s Services,...

Universities will be hit as bad as care homes! –...

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UNIVERSITIES must scrap plans to reopen campuses next month in order to prevent a major public health crisis, lecturers union UCU said. The union fears...

NHS staff from overseas paying extortionate visa fees

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PUBLIC sector union Unison says the UK immigration system has never been smooth to navigate. The Home Office is infamous for its extortionate fees...

‘ISSUE A CALL TO ARMS AND ORGANISE A GENERAL STRIKE!’ –...

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‘UNITE said they were going to call a strike and they should have gone ahead with it. They said they were going to, but...

NHS waiting times ‘deeply concerning’ – says BMA

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‘THESE latest sets of NHS performance statistics are deeply concerning, and paint a very bleak picture for the future delivery of patient care if...

‘Nurses gave their all – only to be greeted with a...

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MORE THAN 10,000 nurses, other NHS workers, trade unionists and supporters marched from St James’s Park to Parliament Square on Saturday on a demonstration...

No pay rise! A slap in face for NHS staff

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‘ENOUGH is Enough,’ chanted a rally of 500 angry NHS workers outside Downing Street on Wednesday night. They are angry that they have been excluded...

‘We demand a pay rise’ – Nurses, midwives & NHS staff...

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OVER 500 angry NHS workers marched from St Thomas’ Hospital to Downing Street on Wednesday evening to demand a 15 per cent pay rise. ‘Enough...

Staff On Terminal Covid Ward Were ‘Denied Ppe’

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STAFF working on a ward for terminal coronavirus patients were denied Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) despite having to bag up 185 bodies in just...

‘SHAME ON YOU TOWER HAMLETS’ – workers fighting mass sackings and...

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‘TOWER Hamlets, shame on you!’ shouted the 40-strong picket of striking council workers outside Albert Jacob House on Roman Road in east London yesterday...

FBU Warns Tory PM And London’s Labour Mayor ‘Not To...

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THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has vowed to fight ‘unthinkable’ proposals to cut the budget for the London Fire Brigade by £25m over two...

British Gas 5,000 job cuts! – GMB has vowed to fight...

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‘GMB will fight for every single job,’ the GMB union said, reacting yesterday to the news of yet another 5,000 job cuts at British...

NHS workers immigration status victory – Home Office forced to U-turn...

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THE TORIES, under fire from all sides have had to make a U-turn on their policy over the immigration status of NHS workers. Until yesterday...

TUC outlines conditions for a safer reopening of schools!

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THE TUC on Friday published a joint statement that was sent yesterday evening to the Secretary of State for Education, on behalf of unions...

100 Refugee Doctors Sign Up For Battle Against Covid-19

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OVER 100 refugee doctors are signed up to become vital medical support staff – as unregistered UK doctors in Britain, many of them from...

Tories considering a national government – they must be overthrown! Forward...

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THE COLLAPSE of the US economy with 10 million US workers losing their jobs in the last two weeks, allied to the already collapsed...

Sack TUC traitors who collaborate with Tories and bosses – Build...

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CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak opened his Budget speech on Wednesday with an appeal to ‘put aside party politics, and act in the national interest’ in...

NHS ‘safe staffing forum’ demands minimum legal safe staffing level!

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SIXTY Unison nursing delegates gathered in Warwick last week for the ‘safe staffing forum’ in which the worforce crisis in the NHS was discussed....

UNIVERSITY STAFF MARCH TODAY! • NO casualisation! • Defend pensions! •...

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STRIKING University and College Union (UCU) lecturers and their supporters are marching through London today, assembling at 12 noon outside Universities UK HQ in...

University staff step up struggle

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MORE WORKERS at 74 universities across the country joined the strike yesterday as students also came out onto the picket lines to support their...

UCU pay and pensions strike set to escalate

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UNIVERSITY staff completed their first two days of strike action yesterday at 74 universities across the country and their strike was solid, winning 100%...

‘Wheels on the verge of falling off’ the ambulance service say...

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Unite, which has over 100,000 workers in the NHS, including thousands of paramedics, is warning that unprecedented demand is resulting in the ‘wheels being...

Ban Pay ‘Gagging Clauses’ Says TUC

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NEARLY a fifth (18%) of workers have been told they’re not allowed to discuss their pay with co-workers, according to new TUC/GQR polling published...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

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A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

Unions For Cuba Conference

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ON Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The largest...

NHS – Unison Serves Strike Notice!

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UNISON has served notice of the first week of industrial action on health and social services employers across Northern Ireland. Phase 1 of the Unison...