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Outsourced workers fight to win NHS pay

Outsourced workers fight to win NHS pay 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

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

Saving the planet means dumping the rich The last few months has seen an explosion of inspiring struggle to fight climate change.

Pay strikes hit further education colleges

Pay strikes hit further education colleges 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

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

Unions declare victory in Glasgow equal pay fight 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.

Reports round-up—Call action in colleges now

30 October 2018
Call action in colleges now

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs

30 October 2018
Unison union members at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are not giving up in their fight against job cuts.

Threat of more strikes defeats the lying health bosses in Bolton

19 October 2018
Hundreds of striking porters, cleaners and domestics in Bolton show the way to fight attacks on pay, NHS privatisation and outsourcing, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reports round up: Support grows for all out walkout by dinner ladies

16 October 2018
Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.

Restaurant strikers unite to demand pay rise of £10 an hour and union recognition

04 October 2018
Restaurant and pub workers struck against on poverty pay on Thursday.

Bold strikes mean cleaners are winning big

18 September 2018
Cleaners across London have got bosses running scared.

Traffic wardens get ready for a five-day walkout to demand higher wages

11 September 2018
Traffic wardens in Camden, central London are “very, very ready” to begin a five-day strike to fight for decent pay, on Monday.

Birmingham care strikers need support

11 September 2018
Home care workers in Birmingham are determined to win their battle to defend services, as their dispute should become a focus for the trade union movement.

The TUC—Managing Workers’ Anger

04 September 2018
The TUC union federation is celebrating 150 years. Workers have won many gains through their unions—but their leaders have little to be proud of, writes Sadie Robinson

Train strikers force a retreat

04 September 2018
Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

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