Workers in 37 UCU union branches are reballoting for strikes. The branches voted overwhelmingly for walkouts in initial ballots, but failed to meet the Tories’ 50 percent turnout threshold for legal strikes.
Four Unison union branch officers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, remain suspended by their own union without knowing the charges against them.
The Children’s Commissioner has warned that social care is “in crisis” after new figures showed the number of children in care has reached a ten-year high.
A record-breaking number of patients have been forced to wait for more than an hour before being admitted from ambulances into accident and emergency (A&E) departments.
Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities
It was a response to antisemitic graffiti
Workers on the Tyne and Wear Metro delivered a bloody nose to bosses
Rail workers on South Western Railway ended a with a vow to battle Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike
US president Donald Trump was threatening yet more major acts of war in the Middle East following the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.
Outsourced cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool struck over pay
Postal Workers at the Bootle Delivery Office, Merseyside, are set to strike
Huge numbers of people were expected to march in Glasgow this Saturday demanding another referendum on Scottish independence.
Slogans of unity against racism echoed in Newham, east London, as 3,000 people took to the streets against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act
The climate catastrophe wreaked havoc across the world this week
Key battles to defeat Boris Johnson’s Tory government lie outside the Labour Party
Revolutionaries debated the political situation and how to shape it
Hundreds of people protested outside Downing Street in central London on Saturday against the threat of a major war with Iran.
In a massive warmongering escalation, a US airstrike murdered general Qassem Soleimani
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos
The queen’s speech on Thursday confirmed that the Tories are going to attack the right to strike. It is a huge challenge that has to be confronted head-on by trade unionists, socialists and campaigners.