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TUC leaders must bin Johnson’s empty pledges and call a general...

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PM JOHNSON’S Tory conference speech was completely empty bombast that sought to cover over the economic catastrophe that is developing throughout the capitalist system...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big...

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

Strike ballots will open at UK universities on October 18th

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The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed that strike ballots will open at UK universities on Monday 18 October in rows over USS...

Tory split widens over £20 UC cut

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TORY PM Johnson faced splits in his ranks as Conservatives opposed the £20 a week cut to Universal Credit in a vote in Parliament...

Scotland’s A&Es ‘on the brink’ warns Royal College of Emergency Medicine...

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THE NHS in Scotland is ‘on the brink’ as A&E hospital waiting times are the worst since records of them began, the Royal College...

70,000 workers to be balloted over 1.75%! – Unite, Unison &...

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SEVENTY thousand council workers are to be balloted in every borough in England and Wales in preparation for a strike action against a ‘derisory’...

Junior doctors have been ‘insulted’ by exclusion from any NHS...

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JUNIOR doctors have been excluded from any NHS pay rise, and they are furious. Yesterday, their union, the British Medical Association (BMA), announced they...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Johnson regime in crisis as Tory base rejects ‘red wall’ and...

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THE TORY Party membership is currently teaching its Tory leadership a lesson in ‘class politics’ as the Amersham by-election result shows when the LibDems...

CANADIAN WORKERS PREVENT ISRAELI CONTAINER SHIP DOCKING – AS NEW ISRAELI...

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CANADIAN workers on June 14th prevented an Israeli container ship from unloading by forming a picket line at the entrance to the Fairview container...

‘UPROOT VIRUS OF OCCUPATION–SANCTIONS NOW!’ – urges the Palestinian Ambassador Husam...

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‘IT IS TIME to get serious. It is time to go all the way and uproot the virus of occupation. We demand sanctions on...

Israeli Police Cancel Settlers March! Trade Unions Must Take Action Now...

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ISRAELI police yesterday cancelled tomorrow’s annual massive settlers’ march through Jerusalem. The march celebrates the occupation of the eastern part of Jerusalem in 1967 and...

Belfast City Council Gives A Lead To The Workers Of Ireland...

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BELFAST City Council has given a big lead to the workers of Ireland and the UK by voting to urge the UK and Republic...

Millions Of Workers And Youth Join The Struggle To Liberate Palestine...

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SATURDAY saw a vast crowd of 250,000 workers, including very large numbers of enthusiastic and determined youth, take to the streets of London for...

Teachers’ leader Courtney calls for General Strike for Palestine!

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LABOUR MP for Hayes and Harlington John McDonnell said: ‘Netanyahu must be imprisoned for war crimes. The campaign for disinvestment in Israel must be...

250,000 UK Workers And Youth March For Liberation Of Palestine

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A QUARTER of a million, mainly young people, marched from Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park in London on Saturday afternoon, demanding trade union action...

I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem! We will not...

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‘I bring a message of defiance from Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the state of Palestine, and from besieged and heroic Gaza, and from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...