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EHRC strikers resist the onslaught on public sector jobs

EHRC strikers resist the onslaught on public sector jobs Workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are fighting sackings brought on by Tory budget cuts.

Fujitsu under fire as strikers hit trade fair

Fujitsu under fire as strikers hit trade fair Unite union members walked out for 24 hours across IT giant Fujitsu’s sites on Monday.

Rolls-Royce workers rev up as strikes against BMW’s pension robbery spread

Rolls-Royce workers rev up as strikes against BMW’s pension robbery spread Workers making Rolls-Royce cars in Goodwood, West Sussex, struck for the first time in almost 40 years last Friday.

Reports round-up: London Bridge 3 dispute to spread across Tube

Reports round-up: London Bridge 3 dispute to spread across Tube Also: Bectu conference | DHL pay victory | EHRC cuts strike dates | Scottish councils pay ballot | Abortion demo in Birmingham | March remembers mining disaster in Barnsley

As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue

As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue Several groups of workers are refusing to put their struggles to one side in the run-up to the general election and are holding successful strikes.

Strike ballot hits the buffers as threshold thwarts RMT

Strike ballot hits the buffers as threshold thwarts RMT A vote for strikes by London Underground workers has been possibly the first to fall foul of new Tory ballot thresholds.

Picturehouse pickets want a more action-filled sequel

04 April 2017
After strikes that saw London cinemas shut down last Friday, Picturehouse workers want to escalate their fight

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

04 April 2017
Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

Ian Allinson for Unite—invite Ian to your workplace and help build the campaign

14 March 2017
Ian Allinson is the left wing candidate for Unite general secretary, invite him to speak at your workplace and help with the campaign

Reports round up—Unite workers fight for pensions

14 March 2017
Unite strikes are growing along with Ian Allinson's campaign, cleaners take on the bosses and Picturehouse workers go from strength to strength

Durham and Derby TA's won't be beaten

14 March 2017
TA's are still going strong

Anti-sexist action fuels the fight back against Trump

14 March 2017
Activists tell Socialist Worker how International Women’s Day became a focus for the movement in the US with massive numbers of women taking to the streets

British Airway strikers defy management with mass pickets at airports

14 March 2017
BA workers continue their strike against poverty pay from Brutish Airways

What does the Tory Trade Union Act mean for trade unionism?

07 March 2017
As the Trade Union Act comes into force, Sadie Robinson looks at the barriers that aim to stop workers striking—and why the Tories want them

Nationwide strike for Fujitsu workers

28 February 2017
Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck for 24 hours this Tuesday with pickets in London, Manchester, Crewe, Wakefield, Stevenage, Bracknell and Belfast.

British Airways cabin crew call a fresh week-long strike

28 February 2017
It would bring the running total of strike days to 26 in the Unite union members’ fight against poverty pay. Also: unofficial walkout in the post and other stories

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

21 February 2017
Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

In Ireland movement grows for a referendum on abortion rights

14 February 2017
The 8th Amendment in Ireland makes abortion illegal but there is growing support for repeal and safe access to abortions

Reports round up—Southern rail dispute, housing campaigns and abortion rights

14 February 2017
Why was there no second worker on these trains?: Copeland council strikers confront the fat cat mayor: Fight against eviction threatened by a charity: Now step up the pressure after another Tory attack: New challenges in the battle for abortion rights.

Wider action needed after forced sackings by EHRC

14 February 2017
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have sacked ten workers with only a days notice while they were on strike against budget cuts and redundancies

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