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Fight any rotten deal over JDE fire and rehire strike

It would appear that the deal contains the huge pay cuts and other attacks that that workers at JDE have been resisting

Climate chaos sees heatwave and flood

As people face extreme weather across Canada and the US, Sophie Squire explores the developing nature of the climate crisis

Sarah Everard’s killer pleads guilty—questions remain

The cop who killed Sarah Everard pleaded guilty to her murder last week.

Sharon Graham offers more as Unite general secretary than the others

Responses to the call from the Communist Party's Andy Bain that Unite union members should vote for Steve Turner simply to keep the right out. Socialist Worker backs Sharon Graham for Unite general secretary.

Brush Electrical workers told to sign contract by 24 July or be sacked + Clarks shoes + Palestine actions

 Unions must stop this outrageous fire and rehire attack

Tories will give Covid the freedom to mutate

The Tories confirmed on Monday that they will lift ­Covid-19 restrictions next week even though scientists are warning of the huge risks

Bexley bin workers battle Serco + Tower Hamlets + DVLA + Yodel

Around 140 bin workers began two weeks of strikes on Monday in Bexley, south east London, on Monday.

Revolt over BT deal that offers so little

BT telecoms workers are furious after a deal between bosses and their CWU union officials was announced last week.

Solidarity boosts Valence Primary School strikers in east London

Valence Primary School teachers in Dagenham, east London, have escalated strikes over forced demotions and attacks on pay.

British government report into human rights tries to whitewash its allies’ crimes

The Tories, who enable the abuse of human rights, pretend they are freedom's champion

NHS under pressure from rising virus cases—and worse could be yet to come

A sharp rise in the number of patients with coronavirus being admitted to hospital is already causing chaos in the NHS. And far worse could be coming as the Tories lift all virus restrictions.

Travellers take to streets against Tory police bill

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners launched a summer of discontent with a rally outside parliament on Wednesday.

Trade unionists debate how to confront Tory attacks

The People Before Profit group launched an updated Covid emergency programme to defend workers rights—and a call to action—in an online rally on Tuesday.

Bosses make new offer after strikes at Royal London Hospital

The Unite union has suspended strikes by catering staff working for outsourcer Serco at the Royal London Hospital.

Lifting lockdown—Johnson’s virus plans spell disaster

Boris Johnson knows that Covid-19 cases are going to soar. Regardless, he has signalled the end of all ­lockdown restrictions.

Woolwich ferry workers respond after second victimisation

Woolwich Ferry workers in south east London kicked off their escalated strikes last week after bosses victimised a second union rep

Strike stops fire and rehire threat at Tring Park school

Teachers at Tring Park school in Hertfordshire have voted 100 percent in favour of a settlement after just two days of strikes

School climate strikes called as heatwave hits

Youth Climate group Fridays for Future has announced a global climate strike on 24 September.

Loss of support is down to the Labour Party’s own failings, not Muslims

Labour has been cheered by the fact that some Muslims did not vote for their party.

Adults in most deprived areas ‘3.7 times more likely to die’ with Covid-19

Class shapes who lives and dies with Covid-19—and who will be hit hardest as restrictions are recklessly lifted.

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