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Westbourne Park busworkers set to strike again!

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OVER 2,000 bus workers are gearing up to strike against attempts by London’s transport privateers to impose pay cuts and unacceptable new work schedules...

400 nurses and other NHS workers strike over safety and pay!

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DAY surgery operating theatre nurses at St Thomas’ Hospital opposite Parliament are striking again today against having their shift times forcibly extended again! The 50...

Labour’s ‘business friendly’ manifesto is declaration of war on the working...

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer launched the party’s ‘business friendly’ election manifesto in Manchester yesterday morning with the promise that a Labour government would put...

Hundreds of thousands of council workers being balloted for action

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HUNDREDS of thousands of council workers are to be balloted and urged to reject a ‘pitiful’ and ‘entirely inadequate’ pay offer during the next...

END THATCHERITE EXPERIMENT – scrap all anti-union laws says FBU

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IT’S TIME to end the Thatcherite experiment and scrap all the anti-union laws, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) demanded after PM Sunak called the...

Strike Action Sweeping Heathrow

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HUNDREDS of Border Force workers at Heathrow Airport began four days of strike action yesterday against Tory attacks on their working conditions. The more than...

TUC must be forced to call a general strike to smash...

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LAST Friday it was announced that Border Force staff at Heathrow Airport had voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over changes to...

Coventry Council sacks hundreds!

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THE UNITE union has described the decision of Coventry council to press ahead and fire and rehire its entire refuse collection workforce as totally...

Steelworkers demonstrate in Westminster

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FIFTY steelworkers and their supporters demonstrated outside Portcullis House in Westminster yesterday morning as negotiations between their Unite union leaders, the Tata Steel privateers...

Prestigious universities using ‘gig economy’ practices

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University and College Union (UCU) has released a report today, (Wednesday 31), which finds that around two-thirds (66 per cent) of research staff are...

Tata Steel UK’S claim of losing £1.5 million a day to...

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Last Friday, Tata Steel UK confirmed its devastating plans to axe 2,800 jobs with the closure of two blast furnaces at its Port Talbot...

2,800 steel jobs set to go! – workers demand general strike,...

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TUC General Secretary Paul Nowak has begged Tory PM Sunak to stop Tata carrying out last Friday’s threat to sack 2,800 steelworkers in Port...

Join the YS lobby of TUC Special Congress on Saturday to...

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MATT Wrack, general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and president of the TUC, has warned of industrial confrontation ‘unseen since the 1970s’...

‘Our NHS is under siege!’

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THERE was a lively and enthusiastic picket of over 50 striking NHS workers at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel east London, yesterday morning. Speaking...

Barts strikers fighting for the NHS

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WORKERS at the Barts group of hospitals in east London, began a 12 day strike yesterday, running until 17 November, fighting for safe staffing,...

BofE keeps interest rates at record level and promises further rises!

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AS WIDELY predicted, the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) yesterday voted to hold the UK key base interest rate at 5.25% while...

PM Sunak Ditches HS2 And Launches Savage Cuts To Smash The...

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THE GMB trade union yesterday slammed the scrapping of the HS2 Northern route, the biggest cut in the rail network since the days of...

Latest inflation figures spur Tories and Bank of England to ramp...

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INFLATION figures yesterday, that recorded a drop in the inflation rate to 6.8% in July, have been greeted by the Tories and the Bank...

Short-term contracts driving teachers out of the profession

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THE EIS (Educational Institute of Scotland) has warned that the increasing use of short-term contracts in Scottish schools is driving many newly qualified teachers...

Bank of England chief economist Huw Pill – sky high...

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DURING a public on-line question and answer session on Monday, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill warned that higher food prices ‘may...

St Mungo’s strike going from strength to strength

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FIVE-HUNDRED St Mungo’s homelessness charity workers – now into the second week of their month-long strike – are going from strength to strength in...

‘On the frontline fighting for the homeless’ says Unite leader Sharon...

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OVER 100 striking St Mungo’s workers and other trade unionists lobbied City Hall yesterday lunchtime demanding better pay and conditions. There will be a further...

‘A general strike to defeat this Bill is our policy!’ says...

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‘We support a general strike to defeat this bill, we supported it in the TUC and it’s our policy,’ RMT leader Mick Lynch told...

Answer greedflation and profit gouging by the bosses with a general...

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Rishi Sunak held a ‘summit’ meeting yesterday with leaders of the country’s supermarkets and food industry to discuss the surging inflation of food prices...

Powerful May Day March Calls Kick The Tories Out! Forward To...

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THERE was a powerful May Day March from Clarkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square yesterday with more than 10,000 trade unionists, workers, youth and students...

Major strikes in German and UK airports!

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SECURITY workers at three major German airports have waged the first of yet another round of strikes called by the country’s ver.di trade union,...

Tories call junior doctors pay demands unaffordable while bosses gouge huge...

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THE CLAIM that last week 196,000 hospital appointments were cancelled has been used by the Tories and their supporters in the media to put...

Food prices soar 80% in a year

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WHILE Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures claimed yesterday that ‘real pay’ has fallen by just 2.3% in the last three months, a Which?...

TUC attempting to dump the fight against Tory anti-union laws!

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IN advance of the national ‘protect the right to strike’ day of demonstrations on Wednesday 1st February the TUC has published a statement headed...

Stop The Bosses Plan To Smash Trade Unions – Recall...

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PM Sunak yesterday accused RMT leader Mick Lynch of causing ‘misery for millions’ with the ‘cruelly timed’ pay rise walk-outs by rail workers. He...

Stop The Bosses Plan To Smash Trade Unions – Recall...

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PM Sunak yesterday accused RMT leader Mick Lynch of causing ‘misery for millions’ with the ‘cruelly timed’ pay rise walk-outs by rail workers. He...

Felixstowe dockers fighting bullying, threats and victimisations!

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YESTERDAY’S 8.00am Unite mass protest at the Port of Felixstowe to end bullying management culture and to defend union reps was postponed at the...

NHS leaders in Scotland come out in the open with plans...

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THE BBC yesterday revealed that NHS leaders in Scotland have been discussing setting up a ‘two-tier’ health service. These discussions were recorded in draft minutes...

NATIONALISE BP NOW! – ‘stop tinkering at the edges’ demands Unite’s...

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‘NATIONALISE all the energy giants,’ the Unite union demanded yesterday after BP announced enormous July-September profits of £7.1 billion, more than double the profit...

UK economy speeds into bankruptcy – demand TUC call a general...

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THE SPEED of the UK economy crashing into complete bankruptcy is breathtaking, as it leaves the Tory government along with the Bank of England...

‘US-UK Hands Off Assange’ – say human chain protesters

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‘US-UK Hands off Assange!’ said demonstators in Parliament Square before several thousand made a human chain around the Houses of Parliament on Saturday. ‘There’s only...

ENERGY COMPANIES ‘LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK’ says Unite

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TORY Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg announced yesterday that the taxpayer is to subsidise the energy bills of every business in Britain to the tune...

UK ports closed down by strikes – now force TUC to...

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IT didn’t take long for the working class to move into action following the funeral of Elizabeth II with hundreds of dock workers at...

‘I will continue asking nursing staff to take strike action!’ –...

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing has responded to the announcement of the new Prime Minister, Truss. RCN General Secretary and Chief Executive, Pat Cullen, said:...

Felixstowe Dockers Begin An Eight-Day Strike!

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DOCK workers at the UK’s largest container port yesterday began an eight-day strike, for the first time in 30 years. About 1,900 members of the...

August 21 – Felixstowe Port is to come to a standstill...

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THE most significant of a growing wave of strikes in Britain will go ahead with an eight-day walkout. This is after after pay talks broke...

Kick Out The Spineless Trade Union Leaders Who Refuse To Call...

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THE SENSE of alarm and downright terror mixed with a sense of helplessness amongst the British ruling class saturates the bourgeois press today as...

Unions must break with Starmer NOW and call a general strike...

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LABOUR is becoming ‘irrelevant to workers’ and it is now hard to justify handing the party millions in funding, the leader of the Unite...

Starmer splits Labour Party from unions to prove he is ready...

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THE sacking by Keir Starmer of Labour MP Sam Tarry from his post as shadow transport minister has sent shock waves throughout the Labour...

Ithaka – the fight to free Julian Assange

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ITHAKA – The film title is from a Greek poem – a long journey and the overcoming of obstacles through the knowledge gained on...