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VIDEO - Voices from the NHS in crisis—fix it now demonstration

Some voices from the national NHS in crisis—fix it now demonstration in London

A howl of rage at the Tories’ and bosses’ destruction of the NHS

Marchers in London said, 'We are sickened and angered by the NHS crisis, we blame the Tories and we want them out.'

Tens of thousands on the march in London for the NHS

Deep anger against the Tories, and a determination to fight for change now

Protesters gather in London to say no to Tory attacks on the NHS

Protesters are gathering on Gower Street in central London today to protest against the Tory assault on the NHS.

Activists won’t let cuts fell Yorkshire trees

Outside my front door on a tree-lined Sheffield street, protesters were up against private security guards as police looked on.

A powerful meeting demands justice for Grenfell

An important meeting injected urgency into the Justice4Grenfell campaign

VIDEO - Remembering the nurses’ strike of 1988

Thirty years ago this month health workers began a wave of militant strikes that defeated a Tory government. These three nurses tell the story—and say everyone should join the national demonstration to defend the NHS in London this Saturday.

Property bosses and Labour right are scared of the revolt against redevelopments

A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.

Avenue School strike in Newham opposes academy

Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.

Southwark protest sees developers’ plans thwarted

Southwark council’s planning committee has postponed a crucial decision about the future of the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Reports round up: ‘Bring us back in house,’ demand university workers

Workers at the University of London (UoL) struck against outsourcing last Thursday.

Don’t accept a deal for worse pensions and pay in Royal Mail

Postal workers’ union leaders and Royal Mail bosses have reached an agreement to end a major dispute and are calling on workers to back it.

Workers must not pay the price of Carillion collapse

Thousands of workers for failed outsourcing and construction firm Carillion are anxiously waiting to discover what is happening to their jobs.

Birmingham home care workers plan strikes to save the service

Home care workers in Birmingham were set to strike for a second time between 12 noon and 2.30pm on Tuesday of next week.

Residents are told to pay up or burn

Landlords and building managers are still dragging their feet over essential fire safety work in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

After Claire Kober quits in Haringey - turn the tables on pro-cuts Labour councils

Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow

Cuts are to blame for the NHS winter crisis—‘health tourism’ is a racist lie

Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth pledged last week that a Labour government would defend the rights of EU migrants working in the NHS.

University workers name dates for 14 pension strikes

UCU union members are building the campaign to defend their pensions—and finding that the momemtum that led to a high turnout to vote is still there, reports Sadie Robinson

Anger drives the further education battle over pay

Workers at 19 further education colleges are fighting to get the vote out in strike ballots over pay.

Fight to win the vote for pay battle in local government

There’s a chance to give new life to the sruggle over pay in the public services after a key Unison union body voted against the pay offer in local government

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