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Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults

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.

Optare manufacturing strikers escalate their strikes to win higher pay

24 November 2020
 Workers at bus manufacturer Optare, near Leeds, have upped the ante in the fight for higher pay.

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots

23 November 2020
Guards on Scotrail are preparing for their first day of strikes over abuse of disciplinary procedures.

Turn out for Paul Holmes + Battling the outsourcers

16 November 2020
Members of the Unison union have just over a week left to return their votes in the general secretary election.

New strikes called at We Are With You + Scotrail action+ Brighton University + Heartlands hospital

16 November 2020
Rehab charity workers at We Are With You—formerly Addaction—in Wigan and Leigh have announced another round of walkouts for equal pay.

More victories for cleaners + Stop attacks on McKenzie + 40,000 balloted in BT + Bin workers’ fight in Doncaster

09 November 2020
 Facebook cleaning workers who work for the outsourcing company To Go have won the London living wage off the back of protests.

Interview with Paul Holmes—‘Unions need to use their power for their members’

26 October 2020
Sarah Bates talked to socialist candidate Paul Holmes about his plans to shake things up in the public sector trade union

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

20 October 2020
Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

‘We’ll keep fighting,’ say We Are With You rehab strikers

05 October 2020
Workers at We Are With You rehab service in Wigan and Leigh ended their two-week strike last week. But the battle is far from over.

Rehab workers lead the way as they come to end of ten day strike

01 October 2020
Striking rehab workers from Wigan and Leigh took their fight for equal pay to We Are With You’s headquarters in central London on Thursday.

Over 100 branches back Paul Holmes for Unison leader

28 September 2020
Left activists in Unison are celebrating this week after scoring a fantastic result in the nominations for the Unison general secretary election.

We Are With You, a vital battle for pay justice and the NHS

28 September 2020
Rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh working for We Are With You began the second round of their ten-day strike for equal pay on Monday.

Strike threat at Soas university stops redundancies

22 September 2020
Workers at Soas University of London have pushed back compulsory redundancies by threatening strikes.

Rehab workers in Wigan begin tens days of strikes for pay equality

22 September 2020
Alcohol and drug rehabworkers in Wigan and Leigh launched a ten-day walkout on Monday in their long-running fight for pay equality.

Care workers celebrate court victory over low pay

16 September 2020
A group of care workers have won a significant legal victory that ruled they should be paid for time spent travelling between clients

Ten days of strikes against We Are With You bosses

14 September 2020
Alcohol and drug rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh in north west England are returning to the picket lines in their long-running fight for pay equality

Socialist on ballot paper for Unison general secretary + Soas strike vote + Trans rights march

07 September 2020
Socialist candidate Paul Holmes has won enough nominations to guarantee a place on the ballot paper for the Unison union general secretary election.

Manchester LGBT+ demo AND Napier strike vote gets results AND Sheffield Deliveroo revolt

25 August 2020
A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry

Left candidate for union general secretary says, ‘Let's shake up Unison’

18 August 2020
Paul Holmes is winning wide support on a platform of pushing for a fighting and member-led union

Tower Hamlets strikers block road as defiant resistance continues

17 August 2020
Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.

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