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Protesters in Wales fight for ‘Tory Free Zone’ and Lancaster kicks out Brexit Party

Protesters in Wales fight for ‘Tory Free Zone’ and Lancaster kicks out Brexit Party Under the banner of Operation: Make West Wales a Tory Free Zone we have organised a series of events to unseat two Tory MPs.

Tata set to close its steel plant in Newport

Tata set to close its steel plant in Newport Tata steel has torn up promises it made just a year ago and announced the closure of its Orb electrical steels base in Newport, South Wales.

Event remembers 1911 rail strike in Wales

Event remembers 1911 rail strike in Wales Hundreds of trade unionists, campaigners and local people gathered in Llanelli, South Wales, last Saturday to remember the 1911 rail strike.

Questions raised about safety of rail system after two workers die on tracks

Questions raised about safety of rail system after two workers die on tracks Two rail workers died on Wednesday after being struck by a Great Western Railway train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales.

Ford workers vote in support of strikes to stop a jobs massacre in Bridgend

Ford workers vote in support of strikes to stop a jobs massacre in Bridgend Workers at Ford’s Bridgend plant have voted to support strikes to stop job cuts. Now there must be a united fight to stop the attacks everywhere, writes Charlie Kimber

Baby deaths in South Wales show NHS is at breaking point

Baby deaths in South Wales show NHS is at breaking point How many babies have to die before authorities admit that maternity services in South Wales are at breaking point?

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli

21 August 2018
A postal workers’ union leader has responded after a series of unofficial strikes over workplace bullying and harassment at a number of Royal Mail workplaces.

Reports round up: Crane builders’ walkout aims for higher pay offer

14 August 2018
Crane manufacturing workers struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over an “inadequate” pay offer.

Postal workers strike back against bullying management

29 June 2018
Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Ferndale, South Wales, staged an unofficial strike on Tuesday and Wednesday over problems with management.

Welsh Labour election sees right defy members

24 April 2018
In another sign of how the Labour right still has influence, the left has failed to win the deputy leader of the Welsh Labour Party.

Hiraeth documents the beauty and ugliness of South Wales’ industrial past

28 August 2017
Photographer Ceres spoke to Alistair Farrow about the influences behind his new book Hiraeth

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University

20 June 2017
Groups of pickets were out in force across Manchester Metropolitan University to begin a two-day strike on Tuesday.

Surgical strikers say low pay won’t cut it

31 January 2017
The workers who disinfect and sterilise surgical instruments at three south Wales hospitals struck on Wednesday of last week.

The crime of Aberfan

18 October 2016
A coal slide killed over a hundred people—most of them children—yet it could have been avoided. It was caused by bosses’ neglect and the complicity of some miners’ union leaders.

Action gets results as museum workers in Wales end eight week strike

25 June 2016
Striking workers at National Museum Wales have voted to end their dispute after forcing concessions from bosses in their fight over weekend pay.

Welsh museum strike forces bosses to make concessions

21 June 2016
Bosses at National Museum Wales have given ground—but some strikers want to keep up the fight, reports Nick Clark

Museum workers on all-out strike in Wales to decide on a new deal

14 June 2016
National Museum Wales bosses have retreated but workers could keep on fighting, argues Nick Clark

Bosses stall on deal, but Wales museum workers on all-out strike remain solid

07 June 2016
PCS union members in Wales are building solidarity as talks are set for this week, writes Nick Clark

Welsh strikers win support amid deadlock in Assembly

17 May 2016
Workers at the National Museum Wales entered the third week of an all-out strike this week as politicians wrangled over who would lead the Welsh government.

Welsh museum strikers demand the politicians take action

11 May 2016
Striking museum workers in Wales rallied outside the Senedd – the Welsh Assembly building in Cardiff – today, Wednesday.

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