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SPS Technologies + Deliveroo + Goodlord + Wilko

Around 200 workers at SPS Technologies in Leicester are striking over fire and rehire proposals.

Manchester all-out bus strike in fifth week

Strike continues as mayor Andy Burnham announced that the region’s buses will be returned to local authority regulation

NHS workers fight back for pay justice

Disputes in Airedale, Cumberland and Birmingham need support

Thousands protest across Britain after third night of police violence in Bristol

Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.

Salmond’s new party is no alternative to weak SNP strategy

Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has launched the new Alba Party. It does not deserve support.

All-out action can force back British Gas bosses

The clock is running down on the British Gas dispute as workers face mass sackings in less than a week’s time.

Only workers’ fightback can save jobs at Liberty Steel

Thousands of workers at Liberty Steel fear for their jobs. They are caught in a web of dodgy financial deals, ruthlessly profiteering billionaires and government corruption.

Scottish college lecturers launch strikes to protect jobs and education

Workers at further education colleges across Scotland walked out on Thursday over bosses’ attacks on their jobs.

Scottish NHS pay offer falls far short of justice for health workers

The Scottish government’s offer to increase NHS pay by 4 percent has been met with fury by many health workers.

Tory plan to rip up refugee rights won’t stop people taking deadly routes

Tory home secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to make it even harder for refugees to make it to safety in Britain.

Bristol police on the rampage against protesters for the second time in three days

Riot cops attacked a peaceful protest on College Green in the centre of the city

Coronavirus cases surge in schools

The number of suspected or confirmed Covid-19 cases among school children in England has more than doubled in a week, government figures show. The figure leapt from 12,000 to 28,000 in the seven days to 18 March.

Shrewsbury 24—convictions of trade unionists overturned after 50 years of injustice

The Court of Appeal has been forced to admit some particles of the truth about one of the greatest injustices ever imposed on striking workers in Britain.

Resist cynical Tory takeover of Liverpool City Council

The Tory government looked set to launch a takeover of Labour‑controlled Liverpool City Council on Wednesday of this week.

Anger towards the police continues in Cardiff

Protests in Cardiff, South Wales, continue to demand justice for Mohamud Hassan who died following contact with police.

Health unions get serious in the battle to win higher pay

There are more signs this week that health unions are serious about fighting for decent pay.

A victory at La Retraite + Escalation at Openreach

Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ school in south London celebrated after strikes forced bosses to concede better pay and conditions.

Bus workers fight back in Manchester and London

Over 400 workers at Go North West in Greater Manchester remain on all‑out and indefinite strike.

Fight to stop victimisation at Shrewsbury Colleges + education round-up

Workers at Shrewsbury Colleges Group planned a three-day strike on Tuesday in defence of victimised NEU union rep John Boken. 

SPS Technologies + Heathrow +Communisis + Jacobs Douwe Egberts

Workers at aerospace parts firm SPS Technologies in Leicester struck on Monday over fire and rehire cuts that will cost them up to £3,000 a year.

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