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Doncaster bin bosses caught out hiring scab labour

As bin workers in Doncaster were set to strike this week, bosses were caught out using agencies to hire scab workers. This could be illegal.

Coordinated action to keep guards on trains

Rail union RMT announced a series of strikes in its ongoing campaign against the bosses’ push to extend driver only operation (DOO) and get rid of guards. This is a plan driven by the Tory government.

Protesters in Newcastle oppose Nazis’ attempt to exploit abuse

Anti-racists protested in Newcastle city centre last Saturday to stop Nazis exploiting a child abuse scandal.

‘We’re not lovin’ it’—striking back at McDonald’s bullies

Bfawu union members are set for an historic strike as activists organise around £10 an hour

Push for a nationwide strike at the DWP to stop job losses and jobcentre closures

More than 800 public sector workers are to be made redundant in the next six months, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced last week.

Action is urgently needed over pay as Tory ‘living wage’ is found too low to live on

The Tories’ sham “living wage” is not even enough to allow families to support their children, according to a shock new report by the Child Poverty Action Group.

Can Corbyn revive hope for Labour in Scotland?

Tour heads north after successors in England and Wales—but the Scottish Labour leadership is a problem, writes Nick Clark

London protest slams Trump after Charlottesville horror

Up to 200 people rallied at the US embassy in London today, Saturday, in solidarity with the movement against Donald Trump in the US.

Tories' racist muddle over Brexit should be open goal for Labour

Brexit secretary David Davis's immigration proposals are desperate and dangerous—and the reactions to them are revealing.

Signed, sealed, delivered - Argos workers strike

A strike by Unite union members at Argos' distribution centres is hitting hard.

Grenfell Tower Tory now giving advice on 'protecting front-line services'

Disgraced former leader of Kensington and Chelsea council Nicholas Paget-Brown has landed on his feet

BA cabin crew hold surprise protest outside Heathrow bosses' offices

Striking British Airways (BA) cabin crew went on the offensive today, Wednesday, with a surprise protest at the offices of Heathrow Airport Ltd.

Council chiefs ‘outdone’ as workers score victory in Birmingham bins dispute

Through a sustained and escalating series of strikes, refuse workers in Birmingham have stopped the Labour council’s attack on their terms and conditions.

Resistance at jobcentres grows in two-week walkout

Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield began a two-week strike on Monday in their ongoing fight to save their office from closure.

Tube bosses’ two-tier plan beaten back by action threat

London Tube bosses’ attempt to opportunistically seize on safety concerns raised by union members has been thwarted by the threat of industrial action.

Union could deliver national mail strike

Postal workers in Royal Mail could soon walk out for their first national strike since 2009.

Reports round-up

Fight to keep gallery open|Ballot on the horizon for DVSA workers|Big Pride in Levenshulme|Sellafield glows as workers rage over pay|Action called for a £10 an hour wage

Nazi Britain First humiliated in Wolverhampton

Anti-fascists in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands mobilised at short notice against a surprise visit by Nazi group Britain First on Saturday.

Hillsborough trial to go ahead

Trials of five people charged over the Hillsborough football disaster will go ahead after an initial court hearing on Wednesday of last week.

Builders demand equality

Up to 100 construction workers in the GMB and Unite unions were joined by supporters at King George Dock in Hull on Monday to protest for equal pay

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