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No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

25 March 2020
Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Transport round up: No delays in campaign to build big Tube strike vote

10 March 2020
Workers on the London Underground are driving through a campaign to get a solid yes vote in their strike ballot.

Transport round up: South Western Railway strikes are coming down the line

03 March 2020
Bosses at the South Western Railway (SWR) are braced for another round of strikes as workers battle to protect their jobs and passenger safety.

Reports round up: UEL university cleaners fight for dignity at work

03 March 2020
UEL cleaners fight for dignity at work

Reports round-up: Anti-racism in Scotland, Addaction strike, RSCPA ballot and more

25 February 2020
Health workers in Wigan and Leigh were set to launch five days of strikes over pay on Thursday.

Transport round up: No service across the Bakerloo Tube line

25 February 2020
The Bakerloo line of the London Underground ground to a halt last weekend as workers staged a solid four-day walkout from Friday of last week.

Big vote for more strikes on South Western Railway

28 January 2020
Further strikes are planned on South Western Railway (SWR) after workers voted overwhelmingly for more action.

Scrap HS2 and take rail off the fat cats

27 January 2020
A new report laid bare the growing chaos behind the the HS2 project, just as Northern Rail hits the buffers

Reports round-up: Australia bushfire protest, opposition to Stratford development and more

14 January 2020

Fighting South West Rail bosses and anti-union laws

07 January 2020
Rail workers on South Western Railway ended a with a vow to battle Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike

Trade unionists vow to fight Boris Johnson’s attacks on their right to strike

19 December 2019
 The queen’s speech on Thursday confirmed that the Tories are going to attack the right to strike. It is a huge challenge that has to be confronted head-on by trade unionists, socialists and campaigners.

New attack on right to strike, but workers can derail the Tories

16 December 2019
Privateering prime ­minister Boris Johnson was set to announce plans to attack workers’ rights in the queen’s speech this week.

Workers determined as rail strikes enter second week

10 December 2019
“We’re not giving up” was the defiant message from train strikers entering their second week of walkouts on Monday.

Strikes and protests show how to build the resistance

03 December 2019
Three things in the past week have offered some inspiration and excitement away from the election grind

Rail strike on track to paralyse network

02 December 2019
Hundreds of train guards began a huge programme of strikes against unsafe and unfair cost-cutting measures that jeopardise safety and their jobs.

South West strikes to derail attack on safety

26 November 2019
Rail workers are gearing up for what could be one of the biggest battles against the train bosses and their Tory backers.

Tory manifesto set to lay out more attacks on working class

23 November 2019
The Tories are expected to announce on Sunday that they will bring in new laws to outlaw some rail strikes.

Reports round up: Campaigners join Silent Walk for Grenfell

19 November 2019
Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle were set to strike on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

Transport round up: Month of South Western strikes to guard safety

12 November 2019
Train guards at South Western Railway (SWR) are gifting 27 days of strikes to train bosses this Christmas.

Reports round up: McStrike on menu at 6 stores

05 November 2019
McDonald’s fast food workers who are members of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers’ union (Bfawu) were set to strike at six sites across south London London next Tuesday.

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