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British Gas workers strike for a ninth day

British Gas workers strike for a ninth day British Gas workers took to picket lines and organised protests on their ninth day of strikes on Friday.

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault

British Gas workers return to strikes to beat back bosses’ assault The new contract means an hourly rate 15 percent lower than agreed rates

‘Our action is a real step forward,’ say French health workers ahead of strikes

‘Our action is a real step forward,’ say French health workers ahead of strikes Health unions and patient groups were set for a day of strikes and protests across France on Thursday this week.

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks 

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks  Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

01 December 2020
Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

We Are With You dispute sees struggle win gains

01 December 2020
Rehab workers at We Are With You in Wigan and Leigh have forced bosses to cough up cash after a long-running dispute.

Airport strike fights ‘fire and rehire’ plan

01 December 2020
Workers at London Heathrow Airport struck on Tuesday against bosses’ plans to blackmail them into accepting pay cuts.

Strikers facing Christmas lockout from bullying Rolls-Royce management

01 December 2020
Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout. 

International round up: Protest success in Guatemala

30 November 2020
Furious protests in Guatemala have forced the government to abandon a budget that put big business first and lined the pockets of government officials.

Rolls Royce plan shut down of Barnoldswick plant —only a united response can save jobs

25 November 2020
Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout on Wednesday.

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us 

24 November 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.

French teachers strike for better virus safety measures

11 November 2020
French teachers struck and demonstrated in large numbers on Tuesday demanding coronavirus safety. But they also raised many other educational demands.

The Alabama miners strike of 1920—striking a blow at racism

07 November 2020
One hundred years ago miners went on strike in Alabama, in the US Deep South. Tomáš Tengely-Evans spoke to historian Brian Kelly about how their action helped to challenge the hold of racial segregation

Students and teachers in France continue protests and strikes to demand safety

07 November 2020
A French education union has called a national strike for next Tuesday to enforce coronavirus safety in schools.

The Gardner’s occupation—a jobs fight that won

24 October 2020
Forty years ago this month a workers’ occupation of Gardner’s factory in Eccles, Salford, showed it’s possible to stop mass redundancies. Geoff Brown tells the story. Pictures by John Sturrock

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.

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.

Angry workers take to the streets in France for a national day of action

21 September 2020
Thousands of workers demonstrated in France last Thursday. They were taking part in a day of national protests called by several trade union federations and student groups.

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