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Rehab workers in Wigan begin tens days of strikes for pay equality

Rehab workers in Wigan begin tens days of strikes for pay equality Alcohol and drug rehabworkers in Wigan and Leigh launched a ten-day walkout on Monday in their long-running fight for pay equality.

Tories want workplaces to stay open as second wave of coronavirus looms

Tories want workplaces to stay open as second wave of coronavirus looms A second wave of coronavirus in Britain is imminent as cases continue to rise.

NHS pay protesters refuse to shelve their anger

NHS pay protesters refuse to shelve their anger Health workers in towns and cities across Britain protested to demand a pay rise

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

Tories—not young people—risk our lives

Tories—not young people—risk our lives The Tories are casting about for someone to blame for rising coronavirus cases. Their current favourite scapegoat is young people.  

NHS workers organise protests to demand a pay rise

NHS workers organise protests to demand a pay rise Health workers were set to take to the streets in towns and cities across Britain on Saturday in their latest day of action to demand a pay rise.

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing

05 September 2020
The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

NHS workers protest over pay insult

26 August 2020
Health workers rally against the Tory pay insult in towns and cities across Britain.

Protests to stuff Tories’ NHS pay insult

25 August 2020
Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.

Further workplace outbreaks are putting more lives at risk

25 August 2020
A sandwich-making factory where hundreds of workers tested positive for Covid-19 has—at last and far too late—been temporarily closed.

Infection rate soars, but number could be much higher

25 August 2020
In a dangerous new sign of spreading infection, the numbers of people testing positive for the coronavirus in hospitals rose by more than a third last week.

£563,000 to consultants for six weeks work on ‘narrative’

25 August 2020
Consultants McKinsey was paid more than half a million pounds by the British government for “six weeks of work” to decide the “vision, purpose and narrative” of a new public health authority in England.

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection

23 August 2020
Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

NHS workers prepare for day of action against Tory pay insult

18 August 2020
Health workers plan ­rallies outside hospitals across Britain on Wednesday of next week to demand a pay rise.

Letters—The Met fails again over the Stephen Lawrence murder

18 August 2020
 

NHS pay revolt—union wage claim does not match what workers need

11 August 2020
Activists at the forefront of the pay revolt have come out against union leaders’ attempts to dampen down workers’ demands.  

NHS pay fightback continues as thousands of health workers fill the streets

08 August 2020
The NHS pay revolt took off on Saturday as thousands marched in towns and cities across Britain. 

NHS protests point the way to win change

04 August 2020
The NHS workers’ pay revolt is hugely welcome. It shows how there is real anger in society and working class fury can explode unexpectedly, often outside the official channels of the labour movement.

Tories’ dodgy tests will only spell more misery

03 August 2020
The government is suggesting a second Covid-19 wave is about to hit Britain—but they aren’t doing nearly enough to prepare properly for a new onslaught.

Outsourced workers at Homerton hospital celebrate sick pay victory

03 August 2020
Outsourced workers at Homerton University Hospital in east London have won sick pay after a long-running campaign.

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