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NHS unions could ballot for strikes after pay insult

NHS unions could ballot for strikes after pay insult Unions reacted furiously to the Tories’ measly 3 percent pay offer

Mental health affecting pupils’ exam results

Mental health affecting pupils’ exam results Pupils experiencing poor mental health are over three times less likely to achieve five GCSEs at grades A*-C, or 9-4, than their peers.

Starmer’s Labour relaunch promises bosses handouts

Starmer’s Labour relaunch promises bosses handouts Keir Starmer and his deputy leader Angela Rayner staged yet another re-launch of his failing leadership on Monday.

Cage launch court challenge over right to raise Palestine in schools

Cage launch court challenge over right to raise Palestine in schools Rights organisation Cage is challenging the Tory education minister after he sent a letter to headteachers stifling students’ support for Palestine.

Cheers as Big Ride for Palestine arrives in east London

Cheers as Big Ride for Palestine arrives in east London At least 200 cyclists ended four days of cycling in solidarity with Palestine with a rally in east London on Sunday.

Health workers rage at Tory pay insult outside Downing Street

Health workers rage at Tory pay insult outside Downing Street Around 200 health workers and their supporters joined a march to Downing Street on Friday to protest against the Tory pay insult.

Damning reports reveal child abuse the state ignored


Separate inquiries into child sexual abuse at two councils are shocking accounts of how poor children are cast aside by the system, writes Simon Basketter

Almost 200 people died after contact with cops last year


At least 190 people died after contact with the police in England and Wales last year.

Growing evidence says we’re ‘beyond tipping points’ in climate crisis


The Earth’s “vital signs” are getting worse because of an “unrelenting business as usual”.

Almost four million people face low pay and insecure work


Around 3.7 million people in Britain face low-paid insecure work, according to new research by the Living Wage Foundation.

Tory ‘summer season’ of deportations shows up brutality of Britain’s immigration rules


The Tories are pressing ahead with a “summer season” of deportations.

DVLA workers prepare for month-long safety strike 


A group of workers at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in Swansea are set to begin a month-long strike on Monday of next week.

Transport round-up: Strike to derail bosses’ attacks on Night Tube


London Underground workers are braced for four days of strikes from next week.

Reports round-up: Reject deal at JDE coffee plant


Workers’ beautiful resistance at BCM

Liverpool university strikers fight to stop redundancies


Workers at Liverpool university are set to stage 10 more days of strikes to hit back at bosses’ plans for compulsory redundancies. 

Three groups of strikers take fight to multinational outsourcer Serco  


Bin workers in Bexley, south east London, have extended their strikes over pay and cuts.

Thousands join protest to reclaim Pride and call for LGBT+ liberation


A few thousand joined the Reclaim Pride protest in central London. It marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park to return to the radical roots of pride.

Nazi Tommy Robinson loses libel case brought by Syrian teenager


Fascist Tommy Robinson has lost a libel case brought against him by a Syrian teenager who was filmed being attacked at school.

Former British Gas workers angry at GMB union for ‘rolling over’ as dispute ends


The GMB union has declared the British Gas dispute, which involved up to 7,000 workers, over after negotiations led to some small improvements in terms and conditions. 

Tories’ last minute pay offer is another insult to NHS workers


The Tories wants to cut NHS workers pay. They rushed out a 3 percent pay offer to health workers in England on Wednesday after a day of shambles and chaos.

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