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Union must fight for BT jobs

Prospect union reps at BT met last week to discuss their response to major job cuts.

Reports round up: Hackney traffic wardens / Hundreds at With Banners Held High / Magna Exteriors / Protest as Tories ignore racist ‘joke’

Hundreds of people joined the With Banners Held High festival last Sunday in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Those taking part included Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady and Jon Trickett MP.

Bosses’ care home selloffs cause crisis for older people

One of Britain’s biggest providers of care homes is up for sale—exposing the problems with privatisation, says Sarah Bates

Union wins recognition at Coventry University

The UCU union has achieved a union recognition agreement with Coventry University Group (CUG) following a protest.

Stopping academisation can’t be left to one school

The NEU union has called off a planned three-day strike at Acton High school in Ealing, west London.

Coordinated air strikes can ground the bosses’ attacks at London Luton Airport

Workers at London Luton airport are preparing to deliver a devastating blow to bosses in their fight against poverty pay and poor conditions.

Buoyant walkout to stop cuts to jobs and courses

Another huge, lively and determined picket line assembled at the main entrance of Hull College on Thursday of last week.

More colleges join fightback over pay

Workers at two London colleges struck on Tuesday as part of a rolling programme of walkouts over pay.

New fixed-odds betting limit - a crackdown on the bosses that bet on misery?

Gambling bosses are furious at new restrictions aimed at tackling the “crack cocaine” of gambling machines.

Donald Trump will be hounded when he visits Britain in July - join the protests

With only 50 days to go until the bigot-in-chief arrives, we must plan protests, writes Alistair Farrow

Strike against the Wigan healthcare selloff

The fight to stop outsourcing in Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh (WWL) NHS Trust is gaining momentum.

Getting the bigots on the back foot in Ireland

Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.

Two more London colleges strike in fight for pay

Workers at two London colleges struck on Tuesday as part of a rolling programme of walkouts over pay.

As the East Coast line is renationalised - privatisation lies at the root of rail chaos

The Tories are letting rail company fat cats off the hook while privatisation is causing transport misery for passengers.

Sainsbury’s bosses under pressure over plans to slash wages

Pressure is growing on supermarket bosses and their Tory backers as Sainsbury’s prepares to slash workers’ pay.

Ken Livingstone’s resignation from Labour is a victory for the right

Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from Labour is a victory for those who have been harrying the party over allegations of antisemitism.

The things they say

‘We’re all gammon’

Grenfell campaigners say they’ll keep up the fight for justice as inquiry opens

Survivors, bereaved relatives and justice campaigners vowed to keep up the fight as the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire opened on Monday.

Football Lads Alliance demoralised as anti-racists outnumber them

Anti-racists outnumbered the Football Lads Alliance (FLA)—two to one—in Manchester on Saturday for the first time since the group began mobilising on the streets last summer.

Egyptian activist Haitham Mohamedain seized by security forces

Solidarity is urgently needed

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