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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

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.

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.

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