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Support the cleaners' all-out strike for pay

Support the cleaners all-out strike for pay Striking cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) have entered the fifth week of an indefinite strike over low pay and outsourcing.

Wuthering Fights—striking for the NHS in Bronte country

Wuthering Fights—striking for the NHS in Bronte country A strike by hundreds of the lowest paid NHS workers in West Yorkshire has become a flashpoint in the fight to stop privatisation.

Indefinite action is going strong in London

Indefinite action is going strong in London Cleaners and caterers on indefinite strike at a central London government office are ploughing ahead with an indefinite strike over low pay and outsourcing.

Walmart workers join a mass strike

Walmart workers join a mass strike Over 17,000 Walmart supermarket workers walked out on Wednesday of last week to join a strike movement that has the potential to bring the Chilean ruling class to its knees.

Strike to stop climate chaos

Strike to stop climate chaos There are just eleven weeks to go until a critical event for everyone who wants to combat climate catastrophe.

How South African mine workers struck against sexual harassment - and won

How South African mine workers struck against sexual harassment - and won On 19 June, 290 members of National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa at Lanxess Chrome Mine commenced an underground sit-in strike. The strike was against sexual harassment and in solidarity with dismissed co-workers.

‘Shame on Jeremy Hunt,’ say Foreign Office strikers

12 June 2019
Striking workers jeered Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt as he passed their picket line in central London on Wednesday morning.

University workers could take to picket lines again to defend USS pensions

11 June 2019
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.

‘We should strike to save the planet,’ say trade unionists

11 June 2019
After the inspiring school student strikes over climate catastrophe, activists in workplaces are fighting to get action off the ground this September. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of them

Six reasons to march against Trump

27 May 2019
The world’s most infamous racist, sexist climate denier is heading to Britain next month. Alistair Farrow looks at the impact of US president Donald Trump’s nasty policies in the US—and explains why you should join protests against him

Outsourced workers fight to win NHS pay

19 March 2019
Solidarity is growing for outsourced workers’ fight for equal pay at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

‘We have millions of reasons to protest’ on International Women’s Day

01 March 2019
On International Women's Day, 8 March, mass protests and strikes are planned in some countries. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of the activists involved.

Saving the planet means dumping the rich

19 February 2019
The last few months has seen an explosion of inspiring struggle to fight climate change.

Pay strikes hit further education colleges

29 January 2019
Workers at 12 colleges across England began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand more pay. UCU union members at a 13th college, Kendal, will join the strike on Wednesday.

Los Angeles teachers’ strike—a lesson in how to fight

27 January 2019
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.

Unions declare victory in Glasgow equal pay fight

18 January 2019
Trade unions are claiming victory in the equal pay fight negotiations at Glasgow City Council.

Determined Scottish lecturers strike over pay

17 January 2019
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday in a battle over pay. 

The winter of discontent showed workers’ power

01 January 2019
Forty years ago a Labour Party government was close to declaring a state of emergency due to militant strikes

Reports round-up—Prysmian dispute is settled

27 November 2018
Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Hampshire, have voted by 85 percent to accept a new two-year pay deal.

Google staff stage walkouts to demand firm does more to tackle sexual misconduct

01 November 2018
Workers at Google staged walkouts across the world from 11.10am on Thursday in protest at how the firm handles allegations of sexual misconduct.

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