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Urgent battle at British Gas for whole trade union movement

The British trade union movement faces a severe challenge, and it must not back off.

Anger as police action at Clapham Common is deemed to have been ‘justified’

A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.

How to join the Kill The Bill protests on 2, 3, 4 April

A list of some of the protests set for the Easter holiday

NEU union members strike for John Boken and at Leaways school

There were socially-distanced picket lines at Shrewsbury Colleges Group on Tuesday as workers began a two-day strike to defend NEU union rep John Boken. 

Scotland’s NHS workers deserve more than a 4 percent pay rise

The battle for greater NHS pay will require building for serious action now, argues Yuri Prasad

Key issues in the fight against the police bill

With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do

Tories’ takeover of Liverpool council follows the imposition of the market

The Tory government has sent a team of bureaucrats to impose its will on the Labour-controlled Liverpool City Council.

Protests after teacher shows racist cartoon to Muslim pupils

Bigots and Islamophobes want to defend the ‘right’ of a teacher to show pupils an offensive image of the Prophet Muhammad. But parents are right to be angry

Strike plans at DVLA and Passport Control

Health and safety strikes at the giant Swansea workplace are planned for 6-9 April

SPS Technologies + Deliveroo + Goodlord + Wilko

Around 200 workers at SPS Technologies in Leicester are striking over fire and rehire proposals.

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

NHS workers fight back for pay justice

Disputes in Airedale, Cumberland and Birmingham need support

Thousands protest across Britain after third night of police violence in Bristol

Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.

Salmond’s new party is no alternative to weak SNP strategy

Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has launched the new Alba Party. It does not deserve support.

All-out action can force back British Gas bosses

The clock is running down on the British Gas dispute as workers face mass sackings in less than a week’s time.

Only workers’ fightback can save jobs at Liberty Steel

Thousands of workers at Liberty Steel fear for their jobs. They are caught in a web of dodgy financial deals, ruthlessly profiteering billionaires and government corruption.

Scottish college lecturers launch strikes to protect jobs and education

Workers at further education colleges across Scotland walked out on Thursday over bosses’ attacks on their jobs.

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

Tory plan to rip up refugee rights won’t stop people taking deadly routes

Tory home secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to make it even harder for refugees to make it to safety in Britain.

Bristol police on the rampage against protesters for the second time in three days

Riot cops attacked a peaceful protest on College Green in the centre of the city

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