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Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns

The government’s announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use is a source of hope for millions of people across Britain.

Bosses snatch millions in dividends while they dole out job cuts

While poverty, food bank use and unemployment rocket, big bosses are once again cashing in on the pandemic.

Strike for suspended NEU rep Sharon Morgan

NEU union members at London Design and Engineering college in Newham struck on Thursday last week

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

We Are With You dispute sees struggle win gains

Rehab workers at We Are With You in Wigan and Leigh have forced bosses to cough up cash after a long-running dispute.

Airport strike fights ‘fire and rehire’ plan

Workers at London Heathrow Airport struck on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to blackmail them into accepting pay cuts.

Scared Tories decide not to hold public inquiry into killing of Pat Finucane

The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane say the government’s decision not to hold a public inquiry is an “insult”.

Inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh gets underway

A public inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Fife, near Edinburgh, began on Monday.

Strikers facing Christmas lockout from bullying Rolls-Royce management

Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout. 

Rent strikes spread after student win at Manchester university

Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

Arcadia crash threatens thousands of jobs  

Major retailer Arcadia, which owns Topshop, Burton, Miss Selfridge and Dorothy Perkins collapsed on Monday.

Handling of virus will mean millions more in poverty

The economic crisis, exacerbated by the Tories’ mishandling of the pandemic, has plunged people into poverty.

Ofcom demands new attacks on jobs and conditions in Royal Mail

Industry regulator Ofcom last week demanded “efficiencies” that Royal Mail bosses have long wanted to force through

Battles over cuts and safety fears in universities

UCU union members at Brighton University were set to strike over planned redundancies in the IT department

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives

Tory home secretary Priti Patel declared she was “unapologetic” as she prepared to push through deportations and ramp up the repression of refugees trying to the English Channel. 

Doubts over Rashan Charles cop report

New research by the Shine A Light group of investigative journalists has raised fresh questions over the police account of the death of Rashan Charles.  

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight

The fight over abortion rights in Poland is continuing with renewed energy

Labour Party ramps up attacks on left for speaking out

The Labour Party is clamping down on its own members for showing solidarity with Jeremy Corbyn and speaking out against attacks on the left.

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim

A British official admitted that he “singled out” a black Muslim man under a stop and search at Heathrow airport, according to footage.

Student action wins big rent cut in Manchester

Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

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