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Kirklees bin workers vote for all-out strikes

Striking bin workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire have voted for all-out strikes in their fight for fairer working conditions.

Wigan hospital strikes force bosses to drop outsourcing plans

Strikes by health workers in Wigan have forced bosses to withdraw plans to outsource hundreds of jobs. But there are more battles to come.

Message to fight for another world goes out from opening rally of Marxism Festival

Over 800 people joined a lively opening rally of Marxism Festival 2018 in Friends Meeting House, central London

Tory minister caught out over Universal Credit lies

 Campaigners are calling for Tory minister Esther McVey to resign after it emerged that she misled parliament over the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.

Rise in work-related deaths fuelled by deregulation and bogus self-employment

Going to work should not be a death sentence. But for an increasing number of people it is.

Bins strike to stop racism and bullying

Some 80 bin workers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, began a six-day strike on Tuesday.

Tube battle set for when Trump comes to Britain

Tube drivers on the Piccadilly Line are set to stage a 52-hour strike over “working conditions and staffing levels”.

Unite members debate Brexit, racism and defending migrants at conference

Delegates at the Unite union conference in Brighton this week debated Brexit, jobs, the Labour Party and racism.

More workers ready to join John Roan school strikes

Workers at John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Tuesday of this week.

Step up fight to win ballot

Activists in the PCS civil service workers’ union have held protests and campaigning activities to drive up the vote in a national strike ballot.

Tories are in open war as MPs threaten splits

Theresa May is caught beteween big business’s fury and ‘blackmailing’ Brexiters

West Mids bosses retreat after a vote for fire action

Strong support for strikes among firefighters in the West Midlands has forced bosses to back down from an attack on their terms and conditions.

Tories must deliver after pledge on Salford childcare

Salford Save Our Nurseries Campaign is asking its supporters to join a lobby of education secretary Damien Hinds and minister Nadhim Zahawi.

Carers won’t work for free

Care workers in Bath and North East Somerset (BNES) have concluded a programme of action that saw them strike for two hours every other day for most of June.

Reports round up: Labour’s housing trouble in Haringey

The left wing leadership of Labour-run Haringey council has come under fire for its treatment of people living on the Broadwater Farm estate.

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

‘We won’t let fascists go on rampage in Leeds’

Trade union leaders, Labour Party branches and others are backing a protest against the fascist English Defence League (EDL) in Leeds on Saturday.

Key tests for anti-racists - hold the streets against Donald Trump and the fascists

Anti-racists are building opposition to the renewed threat of the British far right regrouping.

VIDEO - Wigan hospital strikers join tens of thousands on march for NHS

Workers fighting privatisation in Wigan joined the big demonstration in central London to mark the NHS's 70th anniversary

Big demonstration of people fighting for the NHS and against the Tories

Anger against the Tories' assault on the NHS was on the streets of London on Saturday.

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