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LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

Wronged post workers’ convictions overturned

Wronged post workers’ convictions overturned Post Office bosses should be prosecuted for overseeing an outrageous miscarriage of justice, its victims have said.

BT Openreach strikers are more determined after bosses’ desperate tactics

BT Openreach strikers are more determined after bosses’ desperate tactics Desperate BT Openreach bosses have “lost control” in a battle with a group of their own highly skilled engineers, according to a union rep.

Stepping up the fight to win at BT Openreach

Stepping up the fight to win at BT Openreach Highly skilled engineers working for BT Openreach began five days of strikes on Monday this week, in a battle over pay and conditions.

A victory at La Retraite + Escalation at Openreach

A victory at La Retraite + Escalation at Openreach Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ school in south London celebrated after strikes forced bosses to concede better pay and conditions.

National strike ballot across BT + Battles in the NHS

National strike ballot across BT + Battles in the NHS BT workers could be moving towards their first national strike since 1987 over planned job cuts and site closures.

BT engineers walk out over pay and plan more strikes down the line

04 March 2021
Openreach engineers have stepped up their picket lines for their second round of strikes against attacks on their pay and conditions.

BT engineers draw the line over bosses’ attacks with first strike in 34 years

25 February 2021
Engineers at telecoms giant BT are staging their first strike in 34 years.

NHS workers would strike + Sage action + BT ballot + Courts battle

12 January 2021
The majority of Scottish nurses are willing to strike due to being “burnt out and undervalued” and suffering from bullying during the coronavirus crisis.

Optare battle continues + Rolls-Royce resistance + Gosh success + Buses could stop + BT ballot

15 December 2020
Optare strike will go on into 2021 unless the bosses concede over pay

Ofcom demands new attacks on jobs and conditions in Royal Mail

30 November 2020
Industry regulator Ofcom last week demanded “efficiencies” that Royal Mail bosses have long wanted to force through

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots

23 November 2020
Guards on Scotrail are preparing for their first day of strikes over abuse of disciplinary procedures.

More victories for cleaners + Stop attacks on McKenzie + 40,000 balloted in BT + Bin workers’ fight in Doncaster

09 November 2020
 Facebook cleaning workers who work for the outsourcing company To Go have won the London living wage off the back of protests.

Sage cleaners back strike + BT Technology workers hold action vote

26 October 2020
Workers in the UVW union at a Service to the Aged (Sage) care home in north London have returned a 100 percent yes vote for strikes.

Post bosses at Royal Mail site delayed deep clean after Covid-19 case due to money row

14 October 2020
Postal workers’ demands for safety were ignored at a major Royal Mail workplace where more than 20 people have caught coronavirus.

No to Royal Mail shared vans scheme

12 October 2020
Royal Mail workers are in revolt over a management decision to bring back shared delivery vans. The CWU union described the move as “reckless”.

Scottish FE lecturers face important battle + Peterborough post strike vote

28 September 2020
Scottish FE lecturers in the EIS-FELA union are going into dispute over attempts by management to replace teaching with training. This will force lecturers on to instructor and assessor contracts.

Solidarity with the fightback in universities

11 August 2020
UCU union activists planed protests and rallies on Thursday this week against mass job cuts and the gutting of education.

Allan Matusevics 1960-2020

21 July 2020
SWP member Allan worked at Wallington sorting office where he took his role as CWU trade union rep very seriously

Post bosses retreat, but don’t trust them

06 July 2020
A major deal is in the offing. Workers shouldn’t accept any deal that asks them to make sacrifices for bosses’ profits.

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