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Somerset care workers plan walkouts to stop Sirona bosses’ pay cut plan

Low-paid care workers in Bath and North East Somerset are preparing to strike to head off attempts to slash their pay.

Battles over Palestine solidarity in universities and council

The pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign scored a victory after Leeds university divested from firms linked to Israeli violence.

Anti-racism round-up—Building a network against racism

Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters are organising across Britain against racism and the far right.

Tube workers push for safety on lines

Tube workers are fighting to maintain safety on the London Underground.

Reports round-up: March to save libraries

Around 100 people marched in London to say “Save Our Libraries”

Debating ideas and action at Marxism in Scotland 2018

There was much discussion about the case for Scottish independence and how this had to be linked to a wider programme of class battles at Marxism in Scotland

Strong battle for jobs at Bradford university

Workers at Bradford university are striking to defend jobs and conditions

New figures on child refugees make a mockery of Tory promises

Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Karen Reissmann - victimised for speaking out against health pay deal?

Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.

Report from MPs slams ‘pointlessly cruel’ benefit sanctions

A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.

Exclusive - London councils house vulnerable residents on industrial estates

London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.

Hundreds of anti-fascists humiliate tiny group of Nazis in Liverpool

Hundreds of protesters drove a far right group out of Liverpool on Saturday.

Women workers are losing thousands of pounds in retirement, new figures show

Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.

John McDonnell’s appeal to the bosses is a warning about the limits of Labour

John McDonnell, Labour’s shadow chancellor, made an appeal to banking fat cats this week.

Stand with Karen Reissmann and the fight for NHS pay

A leading health worker in Unison has been suspended from holding office in the union, according to leaked internal emails.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Google staff stage walkouts to demand firm does more to tackle sexual misconduct

Workers at Google staged walkouts across the world from 11.10am on Thursday in protest at how the firm handles allegations of sexual misconduct.

Workers face ‘growing epidemic’ of stress at work, says TUC

Excessive workloads and bullying in “toxic” workplaces are part of the problem.

Vulnerable residents could lose homes under south east London council plan

Forty one households in south east London fear they will be removed from their homes by the Labour-run council’s plan to scrap their sheltered accommodation.

Precarious workers march to bring rights back from dead

Hundreds of workers and their supporters marched through London

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