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It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

It’s right to strike during the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow Groups of workers are preparing to strike in Glasgow during the Cop26 international climate ­conference. They are right to do so.

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up More ScotRail workers are to escalate the battle for pay justice and equality.

Southeastern scandal shows it’s right to renationalise rail

Southeastern scandal shows it’s right to renationalise rail One of Britain’s biggest rail operators has referred itself to the Serious Fraud Office after being kicked off the network for failing to repay £25 million of public funds.

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain Woolwich Ferry workers in east London continue their militant fight for pay—and against victimisations and the excessive use of agency staff.

Pay battles on the Manchester trams + transport round-up

Pay battles on the Manchester trams + transport round-up Over 300 drivers and supervisors on the Greater Manchester Metrolink tram network were set to strike this weekend over pay.

TUC union conference—we need a fightback

TUC union conference—we need a fightback The TUC union federation congress this week heard plenty of denunciations of the government, but very little sign of a serious fightback.

Unite all the fights to win at ScotRail

13 September 2021
ScotRail workers in the RMT union are continuing their strikes despite attacks from bosses and the Scottish National Party (SNP).

Tell the SNP it’s right to strike during Cop26

06 September 2021
The Scottish National Party (SNP), which is sometimes thought to be a “radical” alternative, is telling rail workers not to strike.

Royal Parks cleaners end strike with strong rally + round-up

30 August 2021
Outsourced cleaners working at Royal Parks in central London protested alongside their supporters at Speakers’ Corner on Monday to round off a two-week strike.

Solid strikes carpet bosses at floor maker + reports round-up

24 August 2021
Workers at Polyflor, in Whitefield, Greater Manchester, have won a much improved pay offer after a series of strikes.

‘It’s time we started fighting back’, say outsourced cleaners

09 August 2021
“We believe in doing right by our people, our customers, our society and our planet. We embrace our responsibility to deliver the best possible outcomes by making people happier in their environments."

ScotRail, East Midlands, Hull, Rail Gourmet and the Tube—rail workers fight back

09 August 2021
ScotRail workers in the RMT union are continuing their battle for pay justice in a long-running dispute.

Transport round-up: ScotRail workers still on track for regular walkouts

03 August 2021
ScotRail workers are still on track for regular walkouts. East Midlands train workers conduct strikes over pay. And while the Tube strike is delayed, action is still possible down the line.

Transport round-up: Strike to derail bosses’ attacks on Night Tube

27 July 2021
London Underground workers are braced for four days of strikes from next week.

Three groups of strikers take fight to multinational outsourcer Serco  

27 July 2021
Bin workers in Bexley, south east London, have extended their strikes over pay and cuts.

Strikes on Night Tube are coming down the line

20 July 2021
Workers on the London Underground are set to strike for four days over bosses’ proposals to abolish the Night Tube train drivers’ grade

Letters—Young people are turning left, and towards socialism

06 July 2021
New research from the right wing Institute of Economic Affairs shows 67 percent of young people are rejecting capitalism in favour of socialism.

DVLA strikes hit hard + Woolwich Ferry new action + Tower Hamlets Unison + round up

28 June 2021
Workers’ action at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has caused a backlog of work for bosses to sort out.

Train workers fight bosses’ attempt to make them pay for the pandemic

22 June 2021
Rail workers across Britain are fighting back against corporate greed by striking in battles over pay and conditions.

Two rail strikes in Scotland + Weetabix + Sunrise Medical + Redbridge school

08 June 2021
 The RMT union has warned of a “summer of disruption” as strikes kick-off at ScotRail and the Caledonian Sleeper

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