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Trades Union Congress votes to support 20 September climate action

Trades Union Congress votes to support 20 September climate action Union leaders have supported workplace action for the global climate strike on 20 September.

£80 billion toxic legacy of private finance in the NHS

NHS demo 2018 Cash-strapped hospitals will have to fork out a further £55 billion to banks and building companies, according to a report published on Thursday.

20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

School climate strike 2019 There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Boris Johnson is in a Brexit bind as parliament shuts down

House of Lords, proroguing, parliament, Boris Johnson, Tories, Brexit, Speaker Boris Johnson slithered from the House of Commons early on Tuesday morning in the weakest position any prime minister has faced for decades.

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election

Labour lets Tories cling on by failing to back an election On Monday Labour, the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru and the Independent Group—ridiculously dubbed the “rebel alliance”—refused to back an election.

Protesters take to the streets for Netanyahu visit

Protesters take to the streets for Netanyahu visit Protesters greeted Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu as he made a surprise visit to Boris Johnson in London on Thursday.

15,000 march for independence in Perth chanting ‘Boris Johnson dead in a ditch’

'Tories Out' and 'Boris Johnson dead in a ditch' were the most popular chants along with 'We want independence now'.

Trades Union Congress unites against no-deal Brexit, but what comes next?

With the Tories reeling, it's time for workers' struggle

National strike on the cards as 125,000 university workers begin ballots

Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay, pensions and conditions.

The fight is on at Royal Mail

Royal Mail postal workers across Britain staged a mass show of force on Tuesday as they gear up for what their union leader called “the most important dispute in the recent history of industry in this country”.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Activists take to the streets in Northern Rebellion

The climate emergency was brought to life in central Manchester this weekend as activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) mounted a four-day occupation.

Pilots’ strike cancels flights

A 48-hour strike by thousands of British Airways (BA) pilots was hugely effective

Back the indefinite walkout by PCS members in London

Low paid workers on indefinite strike were “loudly applauded” by delegates at the TUC union federation’s congress in Brighton this week.

Asda workers say, ‘Give us a better deal’

Asda supermarket workers held protests across Britain

Sacking scrapped at DVSA

Striking IT workers at the Driving, Vehicles and Standards Agency (DVSA) saw off bullying bosses’ attempts to sack a union member

Support pharmacy strikers in Scotland

Scottish health workers on all-out strike have appealed for solidarity after talks collapsed last week

Join action against LGBT+ hate

Stand Up to LGBTQ+ Hate Crime—an alliance of LGBTQ+, anti-Islamophobia and anti-racism campaign groups—was set to hold its second action against hate crime on Friday this week.

Reports round-up - strike and protest over closure of Strathcona school

NEU union members at Roe Green Strathcona School in Brent, west London, struck on Monday. The action follows a walkout in June against a plan to close the school.

All-out strike by Bromley library workers wins backing at TUC

Striking bromley library workers received a very warm welcome from delegates to the TUC union federation’s conference in Brighton last Sunday.

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