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The lights go out in Sheffield

06 October 2015
Around 40 street lighting workers in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, struck on Friday of last week against attacks on pay.

Workers say unions must act to save jobs in Redcar

06 October 2015
Steel giant SSI which owns the Redcar steel works in Teesside, north east England, went into liquidation on Friday of last week.

In the danger zone - the oil rig workers fighting to defend safety at sea

06 October 2015
North Sea oil bosses are driving through cuts that will put the lives of those on oil rigs at risk. Workers preparing to resist spoke to Raymie Kiernan about what is at stake

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.

Anger but no fight as steel plant mothballed

29 September 2015
The bosses of the last steel plant in Redcar, Teesside, announced they were “mothballing” it on Monday of this week, with the loss of 1,700 jobs. Production was “paused” earlier this month.

Labour Party conference: left hopeful for change but Corbyn faces huge challenges

29 September 2015
Nick Clark finds a mood of optimism at Labour conference in Brighton. But the right set out to undermine Corbyn

Doctors' protest for NHS blocks Whitehall

29 September 2015
More than 3,000 junior doctors marched on Downing Street and blocked Whitehall in central London on Monday of this week. 

Sita workers bring dispute back to recycling bosses

29 September 2015
The 24th day of protest with Sita Waste Management at the ICI Wilton complex near Redcar took place on Friday of last week.

Ideal boiler workers turn up the pressure on bosses

22 September 2015
Around 200 Ideal Boilers workers in Hull took the first of four planned one-day strikes on Wednesday of last week.

A deepening revolt in construction sees more unofficial walkouts

15 September 2015
Construction workers turned a three-hour stoppage on Wednesday of last week into a three-day unofficial strike at Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria.

Reports round-up

08 September 2015
March for Sheku Bayoh; water and catering workers ballot; Pizza Express workers score victory; airpotrt workers walk out; and Sotheby's Two protest

Reports round-up

01 September 2015
Meter readers call strike at EDF | Stansted security scanners strike for better pay | LGSM leads lively bloc in Manchester pride | Protest against Chile ‘torture ship’ | Stoke housing workers’ pay strike | Essex fire staff keep fighting cuts | Protest called against Ukip in Doncaster | Solidarity with Max Watson

NHS cancels operations as cuts create beds shortage

18 August 2015
The number of NHS operations that are cancelled has hit a 13-year high, reveal new figures from NHS England.

Reports round-up

18 August 2015
Friction over cuts at BBC Asian Network | Indesit workers in better pay battle | Refuse staff kick up stink in Bromley | Unite calls off EDF action for talks | Stansted Airport workers strike | Defend UCU union activist Gary Duke

Reports round-up

11 August 2015
Pizza Express tips protest | Protest called to target Sotheby’s | Essex firefighters strike against job cuts | Port Talbot vigil for executed miner | Easyjet staff accept deal in close vote | Could Sports Direct be facing strikes? | Strike at Devonport docks | Walkout planned at EDF

Reports round-up

28 July 2015
Pride marches in Norwich and Nottingham | Safety monitors to strike at Sellafield | Gunstones strike postponed over new pay | Food bank protest against Tory MP David Mundell | Traffic wardens to strike in Hackney | Benefits protest in Milton Keynes

Tata Steel threatens job cuts after unions compromise on pensions

21 July 2015
Bosses at Tata Steel threatened 720 job losses in South Yorkshire and the West Midlands last week. 

Cuts threaten London GPs’ surgeries

14 July 2015
Up to 140 of London’s 1,400 general practitioner (GP) surgeries face the threat of closure during the next three years, local health committees have warned.

Reports round-up

07 July 2015
Housing and insulation workers ballot; Royal Opera House deal accepted; Israeli factory targeted; and London hotel workers get organised

Tata steel strike suspended

23 June 2015
Unions at Tata Steel have halted their industrial action and suspended a strike planned for Monday of this week in response to a new offer from bosses.

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