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Airport workers sacked, construction workers not paid! ‘Management callously sacking staff...

THE UNITE union, has accused Blue Handling at Stansted, which provides services to Ryanair, of cruelly sacking over a hundred workers instead of using...

‘US and Canadian shale oil producers punished by rout in oil...

IRAN’S Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh, says shale oil producers in the US and Canada are being punished by a historic rout in oil...

‘Under Immense And Continuous Stress!’ – Doctors Tell Bma

IN TESTIMONIES provided to the BMA, one doctor said that ‘we are under immense and continuous stress’. While another doctor said: ‘What has been...

South African Farmworkers Facing Hunger Two Weeks Into Lockdown!

ON April 9th South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the lockdown to disrupt the transmission of Covid-19 in the country would be ‘extended...

Qantas Staff At Adelaide Airport Directed To Continue Working Despite Coronavirus...

Qantas staff at Australia’s Adelaide Airport were directed to continue working after it was discovered they had been exposed to the coronavirus, the Transport...

Doctors Still Expected To Care For Covid-19 Patients With Little Or...

Despite repeated assurances by the government for over a week that millions of units of protective equipment have been delivered to the front line,...

NHS PORTERS AT RISK – transporting the dead in sheets...

NHS PORTERS at Epsom and St Helier Trust, not only have very ‘flimsy’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) but they are being forced to transport...

‘What are we waiting for? – Someone to die?’ says sacked...

OVER 100 Amazon employees at a New York fulfilment centre went on strike at noon on Monday, alleging management has been unresponsive to safety...

‘CRADLE OF DISEASE’ – 4,000 packed into ASOS warehouse

JAM-PACKED ASOS clothing warehouse is a ‘cradle of disease’, terrified workers in the GMB union warned yesterday, calling for their entire operation to be...

Unite Is Fighting For Workers’ Rights!

TWO LONDON organisations are flouting government policy over coronavirus by attacking the pay, and terms and conditions of their employees, the Unite, union said...

Renationalise the railways permanently by bringing down the Tories and...

YESTERDAY, the Tories introduced emergency measures to save the private rail companies from complete collapse. The Department for Transport announced it is suspending all the...

Tory-Tuc Pay & Jobs Deal!

‘CAN I put on record my thanks to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the CBI, and other business groups,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said...

Saint-Gobain Crystals in India sacks worker after exposing him to hazardous...

A FORMER Saint-Gobain Crystals and Detectors worker in Bangalore, India, Jayaraj Mathangi, was fired for absenteeism after developing severe health problems due to hazards...

Zimbabwe trade unions ‘itching for mass action’ to be paid in...

THE OPPOSITION Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has joined forces with the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to push for salaries in United...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

Tories to bail capitalism out, while leaving workers and their families...

GLOBAL stock markets crashed on Thursday, the biggest single day fall in history. This is the historic crisis of capitalism, its death agony. The...

Sack TUC traitors who collaborate with Tories and bosses – Build...

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak opened his Budget speech on Wednesday with an appeal to ‘put aside party politics, and act in the national interest’ in...

Car Factories Could Be Closed In A Matter Of Weeks Says...

FOR THE first time since coronavirus erupted in China shutting down Chinese manufacturing, cutting off the supply of vital components and commodities to the...

North Kensington Workers Fighting Racism!

FRIENDS and family, concerned members of the North Kensington community and local campaigners joined forces on Saturday evening to demand justice for El, a...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers,...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

CUPE campaigns for ‘outside’ municipal workers

THE City of Moncton management hides a dirty secret. It has been exploiting employment contract language loopholes to penny- pinch workers. Over 20% of all...

Ban zero hours! – New figures show massive rise

‘ENOUGH is enough, it’s time to follow the successful policies of other countries and ban these contracts once and for all,’ GMB’s Tim Roache...

US nurses celebrate Sanders victory

MEMBERS of National Nurses United (NNU), the US’s largest union of registered nurses, on Tuesday celebrated Senator Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire primary win, saying...

Zimbabwe Trade Unions Are To Call A General Strike Against...

THE MOTHER of all strikes is imminent – as Zimbabwe’s massive union, ZCTU (the Zimbabwe Confederation of Trade Unions), mobilises other unions to avert...

Putin Visits Palestine And Meets Abbas

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Palestine and meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas dominated the front page headlines in Friday’s issue of...

Trump Will Live To Regret His Empty Davos Boasting! US Debt...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s address to the annual get together of politicians, billionaires, bankers and other assorted ‘running dogs’ of capitalism at the World...

‘The UK is deliberately preventing child refugees from being with their...

The UK government is deliberately and destructively preventing child refugees from being with their families, Amnesty International UK, the Refugee Council and Save the...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

French unions answer Macron’s declaration of war by calling for ‘all...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron used his annual New Year’s address to the nation to rule out any compromise with the working class over his...

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

NEARLY 37,000 people in Scotland were paid less than the statutory minimum wage last year, while employers across the UK owe workers an average...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

Re-Open Maternity & Children’s Ward Demands Picket

‘RE-OPEN maternity! Re-open Children’s Ward! Save Ealing Hospital!’ rang out early yesterday morning as over 50 people joined the mass Xmas picket of Ealing...

FBU pensions victory sets precedent for all public service workers

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) won a massive victory not only for their members but for all public service workers when the employment tribunal...

Tories declare war on trade unions – defend the right to...

TODAY’S Queen’s speech includes plans by the Tories to make all-out strikes by rail unions and other transport workers illegal. Tory transport secretary Grant Shapps...

Xmas Mass Picket At Ealing Hospital

THE WEST London Council of Action has called a 7am-9am Xmas Mass Picket of Ealing Hospital on Friday 20th December to step up the...

‘When we win power, it will be to give it to...

SPEAKING at a press conference on the ‘first hundred days’ of a Labour government, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, pledged: ‘So let...

Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

HEATHROW Airport workers signed up to support the campaign to elect Hassan Zulkifal, WRP Ealing Southall general election candidate, yesterday. Unite member Ram Sheemar said:...

Sharma refuses to sign petition to reopen Ealing paediatrics and maternity

EALING Southall Labour MP Varindra Sharma refused to sign the West London Council of Action petition to reopen maternity and paediatrics at Ealing Hospital...

French General Strike As Working Class Defends Its Pension Rights Against...

FRANCE yesterday was paralysed by a general strike called by the trade unions in response to the attempts by the government of president Macron...

SUPPORT BUILDS UP FOR LEFF – as Labour brings out its...

‘I SUPPORT Jonty Leff,’ Gideon Woldeslassie said yesterday morning, referring to the campaign to elect the Workers Revolutionary Party candidate as MP for Hackney...

Judge Dismisses CWU Appeal In A Few Minutes – Time For...

IT TOOK just minutes yesterday for three High Court judges to hear and dismiss an appeal by the postal workers union (CWU) against an...

‘People are supporting our demand to reopen all closed NHS services!’

‘PEOPLE are really supporting our cause to reopen all the closed services at Ealing Hospital,’ Ealing Southall WRP general election candidate Hassan Zulkifal said...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...