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Student day of action for Palestine

Students at universities across Britain were set to launch a day of action for Palestine

GMB backs off from DPD couriers strike

Delivery firm DPD has used legal threats to push the GMB union away from a strike

Action day to stop Universal Credit

Activists were set to take part in a day of action against Universal Credit this Saturday

The fight is on for Hull’s soul after year of culture

This is a heartwarming documentary about warehouse worker Steve.

Real-term pay strikes hit six further education colleges

Strikes could be start of further action

Cammell Laird workers’ walkout wins solidarity

Workers at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead launched a ten-week programme of rolling strikes on Monday

Workers walk out at Vauxhall car plant in Ellesmere Port and Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead

Hundreds of workers at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside walked out unofficially on Friday after they were told of plans to axe 241 jobs

After Tommy Robinson appointed ‘adviser’ to Ukip leader—join counter-demonstration on 9 December

Nazi Tommy Robinson has been appointed as a “special adviser” to the leader of the racist Ukip party

Hillary Clinton launches poisonous attack on migrants

Hillary Clinton has blamed migrants travelling to Europe for the rise of the “populist right” internationally

Teachers march for school funding and better pay

Up to 500 teachers, school workers, parents, councillors, children and others marched against education cuts.

College workers win above-inflation pay rise after eight days of strikes

Workers at three London colleges have won above-inflation pay rises following strikes. And the deal will see the lowest-paid staff benefit the most.

Birmingham care workers keep up fight

Homecare workers at Birmingham City Council are set for a five-day strike. More solidarity from other workers can help them to win, says Sarah Bates

Cops face misconduct hearing over Kingsley Burrell's death

A misconduct hearing for three police officers involved in events leading to the death of Kingsley Burrell in 2011 began on Monday.

Protest against Tommy Robinson in London on 9 December

Nazi Tommy Robinson has called on his supporters to take to the streets on Sunday 9 December in London.

Reports round-up—Free speech on Palestine

Supporters of Paul Jonson—a Dudley council worker reportedly suspended from work after calling Israel racist—have launched a statement in his defence.

Defend Karen Reissmann

Unison union members are getting behind the campaign to defend leading health worker Karen Reissmann.

Construction walkout at Ferrybridge over safety

Hundreds of construction workers at Ferrybridge power station in West Yorkshire have struck over safety.

Northern and South Western rail workers keep up the fight for safety on the tracks

Northern and South Western rail workers keep up the fight for safety on the tracks

Four-day unofficial post walkout gets results

Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Hamilton, near Glasgow, staged a four-day unofficial strike over bosses’ bullying and harassment.

College boss loses confidence vote

A college principal resigned last week following an overwhelming vote of no confidence in him by workers.

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