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‘Unceasing Fatalities’ In Bangladesh Shipbreaking Industry

‘UNCEASING fatalities’ continue in the Bangladesh shipbreaking industry, as two more workers were killed and thirteen injured in yet another incident at the Ziri...

COSATU condemns political killings and ‘vote buying’ during ANC campaign

SOUTH Africa’s trade union federation COSATU has expressed concern over ongoing factional battles in the governing ANC party, allegations of vote buying by the...

Over A Decade Of Tory NHS Cuts Have Put Patients And...

OVER A decade of Tory NHS cuts have put patients and staff at risk, as hospitals have been left in such a state of...

Lobby TUC Sept 9 to demand break from EU now and...

THE REMAINER MPs have been dealt a minor blow by the Scottish courts. A Scottish judge has refused to order an immediate halt to...

Give Fed workers right to strike–get rid of ‘right-to-work’ anti-union laws...

THE VERMONT US Senator Bernie Sanders wants to give federal workers the right to strike, to eliminate so-called ‘right-to-work’ laws, and at the same...

‘We are here for as long as it takes!’ say defiant...

HUNDREDS of workers joined yesterday’s Harland and Wolff Rally in Belfast, with speakers reiterating their demand for the renationalisation of the shipyard. Unite Regional Coordinating...

Marikana platinum miners ready to strike for a year!

MORE strife is looming at South Africa’s Marikana platinum mines, as members of Amcu (the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union) warned Lonmin’s new...

Corbyn Pledges Another 1945

Jeremy Corbyn, speaking at a children’s centre in Corby, Northamptonshire yesterday, announced that ‘we will do everything necessary’ to stop a No Deal Brexit...

Corbyn calls for a National Government – Workers must demand a...

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday wrote a letter to leaders of the LibDems, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party along with selected...

The Stalinist theory of one country with two social systems has...

THE EVENTS in Hong Kong over the past month have seen thousands of people storming the Hong Kong parliament and raising the Union Jack...

‘Medicare for All’ the defining issue for Democrats

‘MEDICARE for All’ is shaping up to be one of the defining issues of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, with Bernie Sanders and...

Tory hostile environment alive and well and making a profit for...

A NEWSPAPER investigation has revealed that the Home Office has been making huge profits out of the human misery of the Tories’ ‘hostile environment’...

All Trade Unions And The Tuc Must Take Action To Support...

HARLAND AND WOLFF shipyard has been occupied by the workforce to prevent its closure. However on Monday, the unions involved revealed that staff had already...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

Cut in interest rates by the Fed will accelerate capitalism’s world...

THE US CENTRAL Federal Reserve Bank on Wednesday performed an abrupt U-turn on its policy of attempting to hold back the vast amount of...

United Farm Workers Slam Trump For Plans To Slash Farm Workers’...

PRESIDENT Trump’s proposed H-2A rules would harm not help, US farm workers and reduce protections for both domestic and foreign field labourers, warns the United...

Chicago Nurses Demonstrate Against Unsafe Working Conditions!

NURSES at the University of Chicago Medical Centre (UCMC) demonstrated against unsafe working conditions and inadequate staffing levels at a rally organised by the...

Trade unions must take strike action to stop BBC terror campaign...

THE BBC has announced that it intends to send squads to the homes of over-75s to make sure that they pay their TV licence...

2,000 strike in Germany on Amazon’s Prime Day – Amazon workers...

MORE than 2,000 workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany have gone on strike over pay for at least two days, trade union Ver.di...

Unite investigating union officials collaboration with blacklisters!

CLAIMS that trade union officials collaborated with the blacklisters of the Consulting Association are being investigated by Unite. The union has launched an inquiry into...

Major warns Johnson of the fate of Charles I as fear...

IN AN interview yesterday morning ex-Tory prime minister John Major stated that he would personally take Boris Johnson to court if he attempts to...

Morrison government looks to bring back its union-busting legislation!

AUSTRALIA’S Industrial Relations Minister has accused the construction union CFMMEU of an ‘extraordinarily high standard of unlawful activity’ as the Morrison government moves to...

Tayside healthcare workers demand ‘fair pay for all!’

HEALTHCARE assistants at NHS Tayside have gone into battle to demand the same pay as their colleagues demanding ‘fair pay for all!’ They are...

The ‘gig economy’ is spreading throughout bankrupt British capitalism – time...

4.7 MILLION workers are now employed in the gig economy, twice as many as in 2016 with nearly one in 10 working age adults...

11,000 US airline catering workers vote for strike

THOUSANDS of airline food workers have voted to authorise a strike across the US. The strike will be enormous as more than 11,000 workers who...

‘What we are seeing is a naked, brutal form of capitalism’...

‘WHAT WE’RE seeing is really a naked brutal form of capitalism where people’s lives are expendable,’ says University of Western Cape Professor Ruth Hall...

11,000 Residents & Supporters Join Grenfell Silent Walk

MORE than 11,000 local residents and supporters joined last Friday evening’s 2nd Anniversary Silent Walk to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire...

‘Reject minimum wage exploitation’ 4 SAFTU unions meet to discuss ANC

THE FOUR oldest trade unions affiliated to SAFTU gathered at Ngwelezana Community Hall last week to reflect on what South Africa’s workers have gained...

Eskom Mass Dismissals As Oakvalley Farm Workers Battle ‘Apartheid’ Conditions

TROUBLE is brewing at Eskom’s Kusile Power Station in South Africa, following the mass dismissal of hundreds of outsourced workers after protests threatened operations...

Sanders wins support from teachers and nurses to stand for presidency!

USA SENATOR Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 2020 presidential election, is gaining the support of nurses, teachers and...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

US drug firms inflating costs!

More than 40 US states have filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical firms of operating a cartel and conspiring to artificially inflate the cost of...

Trump steps up war on people of South America

MILES of barbed wire has been installed by US troops on the US/Mexico Border, while over the weekend camps opened to hold thousands of...

Renault halt operations in South Korea

RENAULT Samsung halted operations at its only plant in South Korea on Monday and Tuesday amid a drawn-out dispute with the plant’s labour union...

Macron’s response promising permanent austerity will drive revolution forward

ON THURSDAY evening French president Emmanuel Macron finally made a public address outlining his response to the revolutionary uprising of workers, youth and the...

30,000 US Stop & Shop supermarket workers win 10-day strike

The largest private sector strike in the USA in years ended in victory last week, with more than 30,000 Stop & Shop supermarket workers...

‘President Sanders’ would ban anti-union ‘right-to-work laws’

US SENATOR Bernie Sanders, who has said he intends to run the first unionised Presidential campaign in history, announced last Monday a policy proposal...

Numsa Forging Ahead With Month Long Arcelormittal Strike Action

THE NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said last Wednesday that it is forging ahead with a month-long strike at the local...

3rd day of BEIS strike 100% solid

PCS CATERING workers at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), working for contractor Aramark were in confident mood on the third...

‘Labour brokers are bloodsuckers’ – Irvin Jim at SRWP election rally

THE SOCIALIST Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) of South Africa was founded in March this year as a communist, Marxist-Leninist party, after a pre-launch convention...

Bahamas Nurses Union Is To Take Industrial Action!

BAHAMAS Nurses Union President (BNU) Amancha Williams said on Monday that the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and the government have pushed frustrated nurses to...

5,000 Deaths A Year Linked To Asbestos Exposure!

FIVE thousand deaths every year in Britain are linked to past asbestos exposure, but people are still being exposed to it today, warns the...

Youth demand at least £10 an hour

‘YOUNG workers are missing out on £200 million in minimum wage pay,’ the TUC says, while demanding at least £10 an hour regardless of...

Thousands turn out to save Honda car factory!

SWINDON residents turned out in their thousands on Saturday’s march to save the Honda car factory and stop its closure. There were 6,000 on the...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns...

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...