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700,000 London families plunged into fuel poverty

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THREE quarters of a million families in London will be plunged into fuel poverty after energy bills spiral by as much as 50% in...

US nurses National Day of Action for safe staffing

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NATIONAL Nurses United held a National Day of Action on January 13th to demand their employers, and the Biden administration protect registered nurses (RNs),...

Thousands of Nurses protest across USA! – against staff shortages in...

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AMID a steep surge in Covid-19 cases fuelled by the Omicron variant, thousands of nurses on Thursday staged nationwide protests against staff shortage in...

Hundreds of thousands of UK firms ‘looking down the barrel’ of...

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BRITISH capitalism enters 2022 with experts and business owners predicting a massive surge in bankruptcies amongst SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises with no...

Strike wave hits UK as workers rise up against bankrupt capitalism!

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AS CHRISTMAS approaches, the strike wave sweeping Britain is far from abating, in fact it is growing in strength and determination by the day...

Bring LT cleaners back in-house

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AS THE Omicron crisis grips the capital, Labour politicians yesterday called for public ownership of London Transport cleaning services. The MPs and peers made the...

Amazon working through the tornado ‘inexcusable’ says US Retail, Wholesale and...

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THE RWDSU (Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union) has issued a devastating ‘Statement on the Amazon Warehouse Collapse,’ after at least six workers were...

Ex-President Trump launches attack on Netanyahu

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FORMER US president Donald Trump has launched another verbal attack on his one-time close ally Benjamin Netanyahu, saying the ex-Israeli prime minister did not...

60 per cent of gig economy workers injured at work get...

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THE MAJORITY of gig economy workers are injured at work and suffer from sprains, cuts that require stitches, and even fractures and broken bones. According...

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...

Amazon workers in USA win second vote for union

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AMAZON warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, USA are getting a second vote on unionising, after a National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) official ruled in...

Students join striking university staff – Day one of 3-day strike...

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AS PART of the nationwide three-day strike to combat pay and pension cuts to university staff, a team of over 40 activists from unions...

Australian teachers to strike over pay & workload

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AUSTRALIAN school teachers and principals in New South Wales (NSW) are taking part in a pay strike next Tuesday, December 7th. The 67,000-member union said...

Covid measures reintroduced tomorrow – Javid under fire for not testing...

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TORY Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from tomorrow in response...

MakeAmazonPay – action in 20 countries!

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WORKING people across the world were leading a coalition taking action on Black Friday 26th November to build pressure on Amazon to improve its...

Global Amazon protests and strikes!

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PROTESTS took place worldwide outside Amazon buildings on ‘Black Friday’ yesterday, in the US, UK and across Europe. Black Friday is the busiest online shopping...

Tories have blood on their hands over Channel drownings

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TWENTY-SEVEN people, including a pregnant woman and three children, were drowned attempting to cross the Channel in an inflatable boat on Wednesday – the...

Amazon workers to strike in 20 countries this Friday

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On ‘Black Friday’ this week, a group of unions and grassroots organisations, known as the Make Amazon Pay Coalition, will stage coordinated protests and...

‘We are meeting at the point of a worldwide explosion of...

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‘WE ARE meeting today in a period where the world crisis of capitalism has reached the point of explosion,’ All Trades Unions Alliance National...

Sheffield refuse workers vote for indefinite strike!

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TWO HUNDRED Sheffield refuse workers voted unanimously on Monday to go on indefinite strike from Monday 22nd November. The vote took place at a mass...

RMT victory in ScotRail dispute shows the way forward for working...

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ON WEDNESDAY, the RMT transport union members won a massive victory in their fight against the ‘pitiful’ pay offer from ScotRail. RMT members at ScotRail,...

Sunak Budget – tax cuts for banks and corporations – poverty...

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled the government’s spending plans in a budget he billed as preparing the country for a new ‘age of...

3,000 March Demanding Freedom For Assange!

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OVER 3,000 people marched through London from the BBC in Portland Place to the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand to fight for...

Following renationalisation of Southeastern, the trade unions must call a general...

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SOUTHEASTERN rail collapsed into public ownership yesterday with the RMT revealing the true cost of the government’s slavish devotion to subsidising private profit capitalism. In...

Tory war against GPs must be answered by the entire working...

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THE TORY government has launched a vicious war against GPs. 778 GP surgeries have closed in the last eight years alone, forcing patients to move...

College lecturers – ten more days of strike!

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

IMF undermining world health and education – ActionAid’s dire warning

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

The TUC Must Take Action T0 Defeat Johnson’s Savage Cuts And...

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PM BORIS Johnson has refused to rule out raising taxes again, on the first day of the Tory Party conference and just three weeks...

British capitalism hit by unending crisis – put it out of...

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WITH the petrol stations closing, British capitalism suffered another shock yesterday when it was announced that the UK’s second biggest oil refinery is on...

End all collaboration between TUC and Tories – build a new...

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TRADES Union Congress (TUC) general secretary Frances O’Grady’s speech to its annual conference contained no call for action from the unions to fight Tory...

Tories prepare for perfect storm of anger from workers – General...

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AS THE annual conference of the TUC, this year conducted on-line, opens, the GMB union released analysis of official data showing that 100,000 care...

FBU launch DECON campaign to protect against toxic fire contaminants

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Fire contaminants are directly linked to and can increase the risk of cancer and other diseases. The FBU has launched its new trailblazing campaign...

Misuse of lecturers’ online recordings – UCU warns of disputes...

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) has warned all UK colleges and universities that they may face industrial disputes if they misuse recorded lectures...

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...

Top bosses paid more in one year than a worker earns...

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THE ANNUAL pay of FTSE 100 chief executives fell during the pandemic but still equates to more than a key worker would earn in...

‘Marikana massacre demonstrated the class character of the ANC’ says South...

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‘WILL VICTIMS of Marikana ever get justice under the ANC (African National Congress) government?’ asked the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on...

Answer Tory racist deportation offensive with a general strike!

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THE TORY policy of creating a ‘hostile environment’ for the Windrush Generation – the thousands of men, women and their children that came over...

Sunak mulls over how to slash pensions to ‘rescue’ British capitalism!

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AT THE weekend, The Telegraph newspaper reported that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak is ‘mulling’ over his options for breaking the triple lock on pensions...

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...

Repeal Bangladesh Digital Security Act – demands Amnesty

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Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on right to freedom of expression online and urgently repeal or amend the draconian Digital Security Act (DSA),...

Zimbabwe’s doctors and nurses new strike ban

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DOCTORS and nurses working in Zimbabwe’s public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more...

Union leaders are fiddling while the NHS burns! General Strike...

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THE BURNING issue of NHS workers’ pay is so explosive that the Tories left it to the very last day that Parliament sits before...

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%...

600 Kansas workers are on strike against low pay and...

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AROUND 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike for over three weeks, since Monday 5th July, against low pay and forced...