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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.

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.

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.

Melted down for profit - the real reasons for the crisis in steel

27 October 2015
As thousands of steel workers face the sack, Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that we should blame the real culprits and fight back

West Midlands GMB union member victimised after fighting nursery cuts

27 October 2015
Rowley Owls Nursery bosses in the West Midlands suspended a nursery manager on Friday of last week. 

DHL workers ballot for action on pay

27 October 2015
The GMB union is balloting warehouse workers in Banbury, Oxfordshire, against attacks on their pay. 

Workers have the power to stop the steel jobs massacre

20 October 2015
Proposed cuts by Tata Steel and news that Caparo Industries have gone into administration has put 2,900 steel jobs at risk.

New shift patterns force rig workers offshore for 26 days

20 October 2015
Claims by bosses that no offshore oil worker would spend longer than 21 days on a rig as a result of new shift patterns were exposed as a lie last week. 

News in brief

13 October 2015
Redcar ovens shutdown; Royal Mail selloff; black people tasered more; and Rotherham cop pleads guilty

Call for Ambulance strikes in Scotland

13 October 2015
Ambulance workers in Scotland have voted overwhelmingly for an official strike ballot.

Norfolk workers refuse to take bosses' trash

13 October 2015
Refuse workers in the GMB union in Norfolk are preparing to take on bosses’ attacks on working conditions.  

News in brief

13 October 2015
DLR pay strike | Northern Rail walkout | fast food organising | Stansted scanner operators strike | climate conference

Teesside construction workers take pay fight to Liverpool plant

06 October 2015
Construction workers from Unite, GMB and Ucatt unions protested in Liverpool on Wednesday of last week.

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