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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.

Birmingham care workers can strike a blow against council cuts

Care workers in Birmingham are keeping up their fight against brutal council cuts.

Solidarity with family of Sheku Bayoh in Glasgow

The family of Sheku Bayoh led a 2,000-strong St Andrew’s Day march against racism in Glasgow

Unite and stop the racists and fascists on 9 December

Anti-racists are mobilising against a planned march called by Nazi Tommy Robinson on Sunday 9 December

Protests at five sites over ‘inhuman’ work conditions

GMB union members and officials held Black Friday protests at five Amazon warehouses last week against the stress and pressure at the company’s warehouses

Defend Karen Reissmann—It’s no crime to disagree with the union’s leaders

The Reinstate Karen Reissmann campaign is set to hold its official launch meeting in Manchester this Saturday.

School strike is stopped, but the anger still remains

Teachers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, held a silent picket outside the school on Thursday of last week.

Reports round-up: Janice Godrich wins vote

Interim results of a ballot among left wing PCS union activists to choose their candidate for assistant general secretary (AGS) were revealed on Sunday.

Post office workers could deliver a Christmas strike

Crown Post Office workers were to begin balloting for strikes on Christmas Eve from Friday of this week.

‘Broken Britain’ tour to call for radical alternative

The “Britain is broken” campaign, an initiative of the People’s Assembly, was set to launch on Wednesday this week.

Grimethorpe dinner ladies won’t give in

Dinner Ladies and teaching assistants at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, Barnsley, remain determined to stand up to their head teacher.

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