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UCU union members are voting over poor pay offers

The UCU union was to begin balloting its members in higher education this Thursday over a pay offe

Vote yes for equal pay at Glasgow City Council

Unison union members who work for Glasgow City Council (GCC) and its outsourced companies have started balloting for strikes

It’s time to unite the fight at TGI Fridays

Unite union members at three TGI Fridays restaurants struck for three days

New struggle in Uganda must not wither on the vine

The arrest of a singer who became an MP in Uganda, east Africa, has seen riots and mass protests.

Privatisation scam at the London Fire Brigade let bosses cream off millions

Three top privatisation bosses ripped off millions of pounds of money in scams involving the London Fire Brigade (LFB), a report has revealed.

Tory cuts to blame for child hunger in summer

Almost a decade of austerity has left millions of children at risk of hunger, says Sarah Bates

New court date for Tommy Robinson retrial - join anti-racist protest on 27 September

Nazi Tommy Robinson’s retrial has been moved back to Thursday 27 September.

Tories splinter as warnings of a no-deal Brexit grow

Theresa May was forced to schedule an emergency cabinet meeting last Friday amid deepening Tory splits over Brexit.

Labour front benchers back national demo against racism and fascism on 17 November

Labour shadow ministers Diane Abbott and John McDonnell have backed a call for a national demonstration against fascism and racism in London on 17 November.

Anti-racists join solidarity rally in Oxford after attack on Socialist Worker stall

Around 100 attended the 'We will not be silenced' solidarity rally in Oxford on Saturday. The event was called after two thugs tried to shut down a Socialist Worker stall campaigning against Boris Johnson’s racist attack on Muslim women.

Hundreds-strong meeting in London says defend Corbyn against antisemitism slurs

Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn met in central London on Tuesday night to defend the right to criticise Israel.

Reports round-up - Action at North Sea oil rigs as workers strike over shifts

Workers at three oil and gas platforms in the North Sea operated by Total struck on Monday.

Council care fails children

Children looked after by local authorities are facing a “silent crisis”, new research by the Social Market Foundation thinktank indicates.

Hillsborough cop charges dropped

Former South Yorkshire Police (SYP) chief inspector Sir Norman Bettison will face no charges over allegations that he lied following the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

Corrupt Copland head made to pay back thousands

A former head teacher and his former colleagues have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds they unlawfully received from a west London school.

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli

A postal workers’ union leader has responded after a series of unofficial strikes over workplace bullying and harassment at a number of Royal Mail workplaces.

Cries against austerity on Scottish independence march in Dundee

Over 15,000 people joined an All Under One Banner march for Scottish independence in Dundee

Use NHS and you could be deported, migrants told

The Tories are trying to use the NHS as a back-door vehicle for deportations. Socialist Worker has seen two examples of how it works—and there are likely to be more.

Glasgow council workers could strike for equal pay

Thousands of workers in Glasgow are preparing to build a huge result in a strike ballot that is part of a fight for equal pay

Woman ‘sets fire to herself’ in housing office

A woman reportedly set fire to herself in a London housing office on Wednesday of last week. The incident took place in an office of Tory-run Barnet council.

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