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The Tories' attack on junior doctors - a threat to every worker and a fight for us all

16 February 2016
The Tories have declared war—the unions have to win it.

Masked workers protest in oil city Aberdeen for safety offshore

09 February 2016
Rank and file offshore workers staged a day of protest in Aberdeen today, Tuesday, over job losses and bosses’ attacks on workers’ terms and conditions

How Asda is making workers pay the price of a failing firm

26 January 2016
Multinational retailing giant Walmart is slashing 16,000 jobs and its subsidiary Asda is following suit. Nick Clark looks at what’s behind the attacks and how they can be beaten

Shower of solidarity for recycling strike in Bath

19 January 2016
Recycling workers in Keynsham, near Bath, struck against low pay on Thursday and Friday of last week.

Who is ‘not credible’—the union leaders or Corbyn?

19 January 2016
Jeremy Corbyn angered and scared the Tories last weekend when he called for the legalisation of solidarity strikes, unilateral nuclear disarmament and a deal with Argentina over the Falklands.

Junior docs strike blow against the Tories' plan to wreck the NHS

12 January 2016
Junior doctors struck across England on Tuesday of this week to defend their contracts—and the NHS.

NHS students' fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories

05 January 2016
Anger at the Tory assault on the NHS is spreading as health care students and their supporters were set to march in central London this Saturday.

Reports round-up

05 January 2016
Cass Arts occupation ends over London Met campus cuts | Strike at Thirteen housing association group in Teesside | NSL Brighton traffic wardens vote for pay deal | South Yorkshire fire bosses face action over job cuts | Ballot end could bring library strike in Lambeth | Interpreters beat pay cut at Home Office | Strike votes at Trinity Mirror local newspapers | New ballot for Sheffield Green Company recycling workers | No to the Nazis in Dover

Reports round-up

15 December 2015
Postal Workers Day | NSL traffic wardens walk out in Brighton | Arriva Trains Wales workers strike in Chester | Lambeth library workers to ballot over cuts | Yorkshire Nazis met with protest | Medway bus bosses get a Christmas gift | L&G insurance workers’ strike on the cards | Waiters tipped for ME Hotel protest

Reports round-up

08 December 2015
Fascists march flops in Nottingham; Rise conference in Scotland; victory for the Elbit protesters; and traffic wardens strike over pay

Protests for Fast Food Rights

17 November 2015
Fast food Rights campaigners protested across Britain on Tuesday of last week.

Industrial round-up

17 November 2015
GMB elects new general secretary | Water workers protest in Durham | Will bus stoppage get drivers a break? | Two-day rail strike called off in Wales | Leicester fire crews protest over cuts | London’s teachers demand housing

Union leaders must build a bigger fight to save steel jobs

17 November 2015
As steel unions prepared for a mass rally against job losses in Sheffield this Saturday bosses warned of deeper cuts.

Bosses get injunction to stop construction demos in Teesside

17 November 2015
building bosses Suez have been granted an injunction against protests by construction workers in Haverton Hill in Teesside.

There’s nothing inevitable in this autumn of layoffs

10 November 2015
Unions are treating mass job losses like a done deal. Instead they should learn from last time, argues Simon Basketter

Limited choice in GMB union election

03 November 2015
The deadline for returning ballot papers in the GMB union’s general secretary election has been extended until Wednesday of next week.

Labour vote against Trident nukes in Scotland

03 November 2015
Delegates at the Scottish Labour Party conference last weekend voted to campaign to scrap Trident nuclear weapons.

Solidarity boosts solid strike at St Wilfrid's school in west Yorkshire

03 November 2015
Teachers at St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School in Featherstone, west Yorkshire, struck today, Tuesday, in a dispute over “leadership and management issues”.

Steel workers in ‘fight for their lives’ over Tata cuts

27 October 2015
Furious steel workers are calling for support in their fight against closures and job losses.

The fight for steel last time

27 October 2015
In 1980 steel bosses announced a series of closures and job cuts to gut the industry. It was the newly elected Tory government’s first major confrontation with organised workers.

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