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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

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

Junior doctors’ strike off after their leaders buckle

07 September 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) suspended a planned five-day strike today, Monday.

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

London bus strike rattles bullying boss

26 August 2016
One of London’s top transport tycoons broke down in fury today, Friday, as over 1,000 of his workers walked out on strike.

Southern strikes are on the right track as bosses feel the heat

23 August 2016
Bosses at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) face fresh strikes in their battle with rail workers’ unions to undermine safety and slash services.

Virgin Trains East Coast faces action against cuts

16 August 2016
Some 2,000 RMT union members working on Virgin Trains East Coast were set to strike for 24 hours from 3am on Friday of this week.

Here to stay, here to fight - how the Grunwick strike changed everything

16 August 2016
Forty years ago this Saturday Asian women workers at Grunwick photo processing plant in north west London walked out. Socialist Worker looks at how their strike, which lasted for nearly two years, was a game-changer in the struggle against racism

Turn the radical mood into a mass movement against Tory austerity

09 August 2016
One thing the surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn shows is that working class people are seething with anger against politicians and the bosses.

Janitors in Glasgow call a week-long strike over pay

09 August 2016
Janitors working for Glasgow City Council-owned firm Cordia were set to begin a five-day strike next Monday.

Latest strike figures show a drop - but they don’t tell the whole story

09 August 2016
Official figures show a sharp drop in the number of working days “lost” to strikes in 2015 compared to 2014. But the figures don’t necessarily show a recent shift in class struggle.

Weymouth bus strikers speak out over bosses' lies and bullying

26 July 2016
After more than six weeks of pay strikes bus drivers in Weymouth, Dorset, were set for talks with bosses as Socialist Worker went to press.

School walkout over pay in Liverpool

19 July 2016
Also: Academy action in Wallasey, East London school bosses back down, Kevin Courtney wins NUT union election

Reports round-up

19 July 2016
Brighton protest against NHS privatisation | Protest and strike call at St Barts hospital | Unite backs Stand Up to Racism | HMY Radford shop fitters build pay strike | South West Water workers pull plug on overtime | Two-day Capita pay strike hits services | Disabled people take on Capita | Migrant cleaners hold march | Protest for Prossie against deportation

24 hour strike channel at BBC World News

12 July 2016
Members of the NUJ union working on the BBC World News channel struck for 24 hours on Thursday of last week.

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