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Royal College of Nursing announces a "summer of protest" over public sector pay cap

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) announces a “summer of protest” over the Tories’ 1 percent pay cap.

Theresa May grants workers the right to remain exploited

The Tory manifesto set to be released this week will continue attacks on the whole working class.

SNP-linked lobbyists batting for Scotland's college bosses to beat strike

A secretive and influential firm of lobbyists with close links to the Scottish National Party (SNP) is working on behalf of bosses’ group Colleges Scotland.

Universities threaten massive job cuts

Thousands of jobs are under threat at universities across Britain—and there are signs of resistance.

Barnet’s Tory council retreats from selloffs

Anti-cuts campaigners in Barnet were celebrating a breakthrough after the Tory-run north London council decided to keep its waste, recycling and street cleaning services in-house.

Strike at Arriva depots against rail bosses’ lack of care

Workers at train maintenance company Arriva Traincare were set to walk out over the bosses’ latest pay offer on Friday.

Will only downtrodden workers fight back?

War and hunger sparked the Russian Revolution in 1917, but will only such desperate conditions lead to a revolution?

Bus workers begin ballots in defence of their unions

Over 400 workers across Stagecoach South West buses are balloting for strikes over the victimisation and sacking of a RMT union branch official.

West London teachers fight academies

Dormers Wells High School teachers in Southall, west London, struck last week against their school being turned into an academy.

Manchester housing workers walk out for equal pay

Around 200 social housing maintenance workers rallied outside Manchester Town Hall on Monday.

GALLERY - Big crowds flock to hear Jeremy Corbyn in Yorkshire

A gallery of photographs as crowds greeted the Labour leader in Morley, Sheffield and Leeds

Reports round-up: Protest against Chagos deportation

Protest against Chagos deportation|Walkouts to shatter miserly pay offer |Anti-war protest outside Downing Street|Let’s humiliate the Nazis in Liverpool

Sacked for wanting wages - the reality of workers’ rights under the Tories

Eleven workers fired by swanky restaurant Beach Blanket Babylon (BBB) in Shoreditch, east London, have been holding nightly protests outside it since management sacked them last week.

EHRC strikers resist the onslaught on public sector jobs

Workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are fighting sackings brought on by Tory budget cuts.

Forest Hill strikers battle on as Plumstead Manor strike wins

Strikers formed a noisy picket line at Forest Hill School in south east London. It was the eighth walkout in a struggle to stop cuts.

Nigel Farage is hounded by protesters as anti-racists take on the ‘politics of fear’

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage had to face a Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) protest on his visit to Eastleigh in Hampshire on Sunday.

Education fights can beat the cuts

Large protests and campaigns show the fury at schools funding cuts. A huge march through Lancaster last Saturday showed the fury at a Tory schools funding cuts plan—and potential to build resistance to it.

Birmingham protest to take on the anti-abortion bigots

Abortion rights campaigners are planning a mass demonstration against the “March for Life” in Birmingham this Saturday.

Video of alleged police assault brings the racists out of the woodwork

A video of three people allegedly being assaulted by police in High Wycombe on Friday 5 May after the stop and search of a vehicle has now received 135,000 views.

Labour manifesto that breaks from its past helps lift Jeremy Corbyn's support

Manifesto launch shows an alternative but compromises to right will only weaken it, says Nick Clark

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