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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.

Protests after bank stops benefit claimants renting

Housing activists protested outside NatWest branches in seven cities last Saturday in response to the bank targeting housing benefit claimants.

Student day of action for Palestine

Students at universities across Britain were set to launch a day of action for Palestine

GMB backs off from DPD couriers strike

Delivery firm DPD has used legal threats to push the GMB union away from a strike

Action day to stop Universal Credit

Activists were set to take part in a day of action against Universal Credit this Saturday

The fight is on for Hull’s soul after year of culture

This is a heartwarming documentary about warehouse worker Steve.

Real-term pay strikes hit six further education colleges

Strikes could be start of further action

Cammell Laird workers’ walkout wins solidarity

Workers at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead launched a ten-week programme of rolling strikes on Monday

Workers walk out at Vauxhall car plant in Ellesmere Port and Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead

Hundreds of workers at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside walked out unofficially on Friday after they were told of plans to axe 241 jobs

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