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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

Southern Rail deal should be rejected

07 February 2017
Southern Rail are proposing a deal to end the long dispute with Aslef and RMT unions but the promises fall well short of what is needed.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

31 January 2017
Also: Benefit cuts kill in Kentish Town | Nominate Ian Allinson in Unite | Peace activists target fighter jets | Nuclear bosses attack pensions | No justice over Marikana | Picturehouse strike vote | EHRC layoffs | Fracking protests | Housing campaigns

Striking teaching assistants besiege Derby council to overturn huge pay cut

31 January 2017
Around 150 teaching assistants (TAs) descended on Derby Council’s head office on Tuesday blowing whistles, ringing bells and waving flags and placards.

Striking cleaners take on KCL bosses

26 January 2017
Cleaners at Kings College London (KCL) began a 48-hour strike today, Thursday, in response to massive workloads and understaffing.

EHRC strikers have bosses bang to rights over job cuts

24 January 2017
Civil service workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck on Wednesday of last week against layoffs.

BA strikers hit back at bosses who keep them on poverty pay

19 January 2017
Up to 3,000 “mixed fleet” cabin crew began their second strike at British Airways (BA) today, Thursday.

Brutish Airways is bloody awful to strikers

17 January 2017
Cabin crew at BA are standing up to intimidation from their bosses, writes Dave Sewell

Labour council threatens to use Tory law against strikers

17 January 2017
A Labour-led council is threatening to use the Tory anti-union laws against a group of its own workers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

Fujitsu IT workers launch new wave of strikes against bosses' attacks

13 January 2017
IT workers in Manchester are resisting a multinational firm's attack. Fujitsu is holding down pay, robbing pensions and planning mass layoffs.

Guards strike for safer trains on Southern

22 November 2016
Also: SNP urged to nationalise Scotrail after one train cuts off Edinburgh

Equality and Human Rights Commission workers strike against devastating cuts

22 November 2016
Civil service workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) struck for the second time last week against plans to slash jobs.

Strikes over pay in York, Hackney and Manchester

08 November 2016
Also: Offshore workers reject bosses’ sham pay offer

The Tories can be beaten - but only if we fight

07 September 2016
The Tories marked their return from a long summer holiday by doing what they do best—whipping up racism and fighting among themselves.

College strikers in Scotland want a bigger share and equal treatment

07 September 2016
Some 2,500 support staff across 20 Scottish further education colleges walked out on Tuesday over pay. It was the Unison union’s first Scotland-wide college strike.

Tower Transit strikers stop London buses

07 September 2016
Also: Solidarity for drivers in Weymouth

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