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TUC MUST CALL GENERAL STRIKE! – bring down Tories – bring...

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THE railways will be shut down for 3 days on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, when workers from Network Rail and 13 train operating companies...

London Tube Staff To Walk Out

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TUBE staff have called for urgent talks with London’s mayor to avert a strike expected to cause severe disruption. Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union...

Turn TUC demonstration on 18th June into a general strike...

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THE national demonstration and march on Parliament called by the TUC on Saturday June 18th has met with a massive response throughout the working...

Arriva busworkers are fighting ‘miserly 3% pay offer!’

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SUPPORT for the bus workers, who were out on strike in large numbers yesterday to force private bus owners Arriva to increase their miserly...

Biden calls for regime change in Russia – workers prepare for...

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IN AN unscripted departure from his speech in Poland on Sunday, US president Joe Biden blurted out that the real aim of the war...

Starmer declares Labour now under ‘new management’ of the bosses...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer yesterday threw down the gauntlet to the trade union movement when his office announced that ‘Keir Starmer’s Labour Party is...

All restrictions to be lifted a month early! – announces Johnson...

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‘IT IS MY expectation that we will be able to end the last domestic restrictions, including the legal requirement to self-isolate if you test...

Barts Serco Workers Strike Begins

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MASSES of workers and supporters turned out for the first day of the 15 day strike action at the Royal London Hospital yesterday, part...

Strikes hit hospitals and airports as workers rise up against wage...

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WHILE the Tories tear themselves apart awaiting the heavily redacted report by Sue Gray into Boris Johnson and all the parties at Downing Street...

Trade Unions must call a general strike now to scrap the...

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ON TUESDAY the Unite union, which has 100,000 members working in the health sector, wrote to every member of the House of Lords urging...

‘Underhand’ plan to fire 50 Kent dockers

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‘UNDERHAND’ plans to fire 50 GB Terminals workers who unload and process Volkswagens at Sheerness docks in Kent have been slammed as a ‘sneaky...

On The Eve Of The Budget, Workers Are Demanding Action...

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THE TUC General Council has met and issued a statement on the crisis. In it, it disgracefully treats the Tory government as a potential...

Tories agree C02 industry bailout! Unite wants to join talks with...

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WITH the prospect of industry being shut down in the wake of the energy and CO2 crisis, the Tory government has struck a deal...

Working Class Is On The March – Tuc Must Call A...

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DRIVEN forward by the shock of capitalism’s energy catastrophe the working class is now on the march. Unite Wales union NHS members have voted to...

5,500 petrol stations run dry! Bad pay & conditions force truckers...

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THE SPIRALLING cost of energy, combined with a lorry driver shortage and now panic buying, has resulted in 5,500 petrol stations across the country...

Only nationalisation under socialism can provide a solution to energy crisis!

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IN THEIR desperation to prevent a complete meltdown of Britain’s food industry the Tories have agreed to pump tens of millions of pounds into...

The only way to ‘fix’ the care system crisis is to...

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TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday unveiled his strategy for ‘fixing’ the country’s ‘broken social care system’. Central to his plan is to increase National Insurance...

Unite members elect Sharon Graham as General Secretary to take on...

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SHARON Graham yesterday was elected as general secretary of the Unite union to replace Len McCluskey securing 37.6% of the vote. Graham, who was considered...

Bosses demand a prison workforce to keep wages below poverty level

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IT EMERGED yesterday that desperate UK food companies are begging Tory ministers to let them use prisoners to work in meat processing plants as...

Labour is moving to sack a quarter of its staff! A...

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THE LABOUR Party is facing strike action by staff who work at the party offices who are members of the GMB and Unite trade...

Unite leaders beg the Tories for permanent furlough! New leadership...

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UNITE, with a membership of 1.4 million, wielding the power to strike and shut down vast proportions of industry, has reduced itself to begging...

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...

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...

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%...

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...

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...

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...

Tories plan poverty and austerity for workers to bail out...

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LAST week, the outgoing chief economist at the Bank of England, Andy Haldane, bluntly warned that the rapid increase in inflation would make the...

Javid gambling with people’s lives! – self-isolating rules abandoned

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GAMBLING with people’s lives, the new Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid made a statement on removing Covid-19 restrictions yesterday. He told Parliament: ‘We...

PM Johnson’s 5-point ‘Living with Covid’ plan

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TORY PM Boris Johnson set out his five point plan for ‘Living with Covid’ yesterday saying that he expects the lifting of restrictions will...

Serco hospital workers are set to strike!

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PATIENTS at the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel, East London, are facing the prospect of ‘food chaos’ later this month, after workers employed by...

National action to defend JDE workers – force TUC to...

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LAST Wednesday the international coffee giant JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) issued dismissal notices to nearly 300 of its workers at the Banbury plant who...

Manchester bus strikers huge victory!

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‘THIS MUST be the end of “fire and rehire”. We now have a collectively bargained agreement,’ Unite NW-54 Branches Communities Rep Sam Harvey told...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

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...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s...

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THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world who are confronting a...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

Workers will demand Unite’s national action against fire and rehire be...

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YESTERDAY the Unite union announced it is launching a campaign to end fire and rehire with ‘coordinated strikes and actions across the country’. In a...

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...

‘Cronyism and sleaze’ engulfing Tories, as bankrupt capitalism collapses. Forward...

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SINCE GREENSILL Capital collapsed last month, all that is rotten throughout Parliament has been stirred up and has bubbled to the surface. The collapse...

10,000 march in London demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ – as protests...

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OVER 10,000 youth and workers demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ marched from Speakers Corner Hyde Park and rallied in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday. Protests...

National strike to defeat ‘fire and rehire’ – call from Manchester...

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DRIVERS employed by the bus privateer Go North West, marked five weeks on indefinite strike against £2,500 per annum pay cuts with a powerful...

Time to dump capitalism in the ‘dustbin of history’ along with...

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LEN McCLUSKEY, general secretary of the Unite union, said that Labour Party leader Keir Starmer faces being ‘dumped into the dustbin of history’ in...

‘Rogue bus service’ commits ‘illegal safety breaches’ – Unite

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THE ‘ROGUE bus service’ being operated by Go North West in the Greater Manchester area is under investigation for serial Covid-19 safety failures and...

Manchester indefinite bus strike!

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MANCHESTER Go North West strikers were out yesterday mass picketing the depot as part of their indefinite strike. Go North West Unite branch secretary Pat...