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Poorly-paid health staff are sick of low wages

Striking health workers staged a sit-in in the lobby of St Mary’s Hospital in west London

Trump twins team up to keep toxic Tories on top

The bigots united this week to try and stop Jeremy Corbyn winning next month’s general election.

Reports round-up: Cleaners at Foreign Office walk out

Workers at St Catherine’s Catholic School in Bexleyheath, south east London, began a three-day strike on Tuesday.

After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts

There is rising anger across Yorkshire and the Midlands at authorities’ ­failure to protect people from flooding.

1,000 ready to strike to stay fully in the NHS

Over 1,000 health workers in the Home Counties plan to stage a two-day walkout against privatisation

Will Labour's manifesto ignore members’ votes to support radical policies?

Labour’s ruling body was set to meet on Saturday to finalise its election manifesto.

McStrikers walk out over pay, union rights and to ‘take back control over our lives’

McDonald’s workers struck across six stores in south London on Tuesday to demand £15 an hour and union rights. It marked the fourth “McStrike” in the Bfawu union’s long-running campaign for fast food workers’ rights.

Letters—EU can’t have cake and eat it on Brexit food standards

The latest Brexit scare story is that a trade deal with the US will undermine food standards in Britain.

Fear and loathing - and hope - inside the Labour Party election campaign

A Labour Party conference in London on Saturday saw activists discuss the positives - and negatives - of the party election campaign, reports Nick Clark

Fury after Royal Mail bosses run to the courts to try and block a post workers’ strike

Postal workers are fuming after Royal Mail bosses ran to the courts on Friday to try and block a national strike.

Cop charged with murder over the death of former footballer Dalian Atkinson

A police officer has been charged with the murder of black footballer Dalian Atkinson.

Labour ban on Chris Williamson raises questions about a Corbyn government

The Labour Party’s national executive has refused to endorse Derby North MP Chris Williamson as a general election candidate. It made the decision by 20 votes to five on Wednesday.

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’

Extinction Rebellion (XR) was vindicated in the High Court on Wednesday as judges ruled that a police order banning its International Rebellion was unlawful.

Striking NHS staff speak out, ‘I work 55 hours a week to cover rent’

Hundreds of migrant workers are preparing for their second round of strikes at St Mary’s hospital in west London.

Post strikes could be called soon in fight against Royal Mail bosses

Postal workers in Royal Mail could soon set a date for national strikes—with the potential for action during the election period and in the run-up to Christmas.

Health round up: Strikes build against outsourcers in the NHS

Two groups of outsourced health workers are stepping up their fight for equal pay.

Reports round up: McStrike on menu at 6 stores

McDonald’s fast food workers who are members of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers’ union (Bfawu) were set to strike at six sites across south London London next Tuesday.

Library and museum workers strike against savage cuts in Bradford

Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire began a three-day walkout against millions of pounds of cuts on Tuesday.

Sixth form college strikers stand up for students and against education cuts

Workers across 25 sixth form colleges across England struck together on Tuesday.

New moves in Nottingham College dispute

A planned strike at Nottingham College was suspended this week after workers received a new offer.

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