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French cops crack down on migrants

French cops have stepped up attempts to clear 1,500 refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France

Halt the rise of Robinson’s street army with unity

As the far right gains in confidence, the left must unite to defeat it

Reports round up: Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

Defend Karen Reissmann—lobby the Unison union leadership

Supporters of health worker Karen Reissmann were set to lobby a meeting of the Unison union’s national executive committee in London on Thursday.

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine

Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action

The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe

Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.

News round-up - more workers are in poverty, says new charity report

A fifth of the population in Britain is in poverty according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity—and some four million are workers.

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms

Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward

Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.

Camden traffic wardens prepare to strike for better pay

Camden traffic wardens were preparing to return to the picket lines this week.

Cladding firm tries to limit payouts ater Grenfell Tower fire

A ban on the use of combustible materials on buildings over 18 metres high is set to come into force on 21 December

Volunteering is no answer to Tory cuts

Eight years after David Cameron pledged to create a “Big Society” the Tories have finally made good on his promise.

Climate change demonstration demands urgent action for a better society

Up to 2,000 people marched through central London to demand action on climate change.

Teachers refuse to cross picket line as school workers strike against academisation

GMB union members at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck against a plan to turn the school into an academy

Big turnout on picket lines as pay strikes begin at six colleges

UCU union members at six English colleges are on strike today in a battle over pay

News round up: Cops could have lied about anti-fascism demo

Two West Midlands Police officers have been charged with misconduct in public office.

May’s frantic fight in Brexit deal vote

Theresa May and big business are desperately trying to whip MPs into backing the Tory Brexit deal.

Reports round-up—Prysmian dispute is settled

Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Hampshire, have voted by 85 percent to accept a new two-year pay deal.

Eight days of strikes wins a victory on pay

Workers have declared victory at Street Crane after strikes won them a 3 percent pay rise without strings.

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