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After TGI Fridays bosses’ retreat, it’s time to fight for everyone

After TGI Fridays bosses’ retreat, it’s time to fight for everyone The Unite union heralded a victory at the TGI Fridays restaurant chain last week.

Now strike to save jobs at shipyard

Now strike to save jobs at shipyard Workers at the Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, have voted to strike to defend their jobs.

Hundreds of Unison union members call for the reinstatement of Karen Reissmann

Hundreds of Unison union members call for the reinstatement of Karen Reissmann Unison union members have launched a campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.

Carers reject extra hours or a cut in pay

Carers reject extra hours or a cut in pay Around 80 care workers struck over five days from last Saturday to stop a ­devastating pay cut.

Tories ditch plan to spy on ill migrants

Tories ditch plan to spy on ill migrants The Tories have been forced to formally dump a scheme that saw NHS data used to target migrants.

Labour plan to challenge the state falls short


Shadow chancellor John McDonnell laid out what he said were the Labour leadership’s plans for transforming the state at an event on Monday evening.

Upbeat strike at The John Roan school says no to academies


Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.

More struggle urgently needed after US elections


The Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.

Report from MPs slams ‘pointlessly cruel’ benefit sanctions


A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.

New figures on child refugees make a mockery of Tory promises


Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal?


Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.

Exclusive - London councils house vulnerable residents on industrial estates


London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay


A leading health worker in Unison has been suspended from holding office in the union, according to leaked internal emails.

Hundreds of anti-fascists humiliate tiny group of Nazis in Liverpool


Hundreds of protesters drove a far right group out of Liverpool on Saturday.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs


Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Google staff stage walkouts to demand firm does more to tackle sexual misconduct


Workers at Google staged walkouts across the world from 11.10am on Thursday in protest at how the firm handles allegations of sexual misconduct.

John McDonnell’s appeal to the bosses is a warning about the limits of Labour


John McDonnell, Labour’s shadow chancellor, made an appeal to banking fat cats this week.

Women workers are losing thousands of pounds in retirement, new figures show


Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues


The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

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