15 December 2020
UCU union members at Brighton university began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week to defend jobs. The action follows two walkouts last week, and a 24-hour strike earlier this month. Bosses want to impose compulsory redundancies in the IT department.
08 December 2020
Over 20 strikers gathered outside the rail maintenance depot in Longsight, Manchester last Thursday evening.
07 December 2020
It is easy to get demoralised with politics in Britain given the strength of the populist right and the weakness of the Labour Party.
25 November 2020
Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.
24 November 2020
Workers at British Gas are to hold a strike ballot over the threat to fire and rehire 20,000 people.
12 October 2020
Workers on the Caledonian Sleeper overnight train service staged a solid 48-hour strike from Sunday, to demand bosses take health and safety seriously.
05 October 2020
Railway workers began their first 48-hour strike for safe working conditions on the Caledonian Sleeper last Sunday.
22 September 2020
Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit
14 September 2020
Workers at Brighton and Hove City Council’s building maintenance department struck for five days last week in a dispute over terms, conditions and sick pay.
14 September 2020
Workers who make Wagon Wheels and Jammie Dodgers plan further walkouts over pay.
08 September 2020
Britain’s third largest trade union is “institutionally sexist” and “bullying, misogyny, cronyism and sexual harassment are endemic”, according to a lawyer’s report published last week.
01 September 2020
Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop
25 August 2020
British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.
21 July 2020
Centrica, The owner of British Gas, will tell thousands of workers to accept new conditions, including no extra overtime pay, or risk losing their jobs.
20 July 2020
The leaderships of the three biggest trade unions in Britain are up for election—and there will be an intensified debate about class struggle and resistance.
23 June 2020
The Unison union says it has seen a surge in membership with more than 90,000 people signing up this year.
16 June 2020
Over 50 people protested against institutional racism outside St George’s hospital and medical school in Tooting, south London, on Monday.
09 June 2020
Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.
01 June 2020
In the face of a union campaign and mounting public pressure, Derbyshire county council last week announced a reversal of plans to close seven care homes in the county.
19 May 2020
A suspected coronavirus outbreak at an Asos retail warehouse has sparked calls for the site to be closed while a deep clean is carried out.