16 November 2020
A report into the deaths of two rail workers in July 2019 has revealed wholly avoidable safety failures.
12 October 2020
Workers on the Caledonian Sleeper overnight train service staged a solid 48-hour strike from Sunday, to demand bosses take health and safety seriously.
26 September 2020
Labour MPs, trade unionists, campaigners and socialists have joined forces to call for a “fightback across workplaces and communities to demand ordinary people won’t pay for the crisis”.
03 August 2020
Outsourced workers at Homerton University Hospital in east London have won sick pay after a long-running campaign.
17 July 2020
Under the cover of coronavirus, the Tories have used the real need to stock up on personal protective equipment and other much needed supplies to hand over billions of pounds to private companies. Tomáš Tengely-Evans investigates
18 June 2020
The coronavirus crisis has underlined the utter failure of a privatised transport system. But the Tories are still shovelling billions to profit-hungry firms rather than renationalising the system.
09 June 2020
Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.
06 May 2020
Medway trades union council organised a drive-by this week to show solidarity with eight suspended bin workers.
21 April 2020
The RMT union has blasted Merseyrail station cleaning and facilities’ contractor Mitie for using the cover of the Covid-19 crisis to withdraw a pay award.
07 April 2020
Health workers are dying of coronavirus because of the Tories’ failure to provide proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
10 March 2020
There were defiant scenes outside bin depots in east London on Monday as striking workers refused to let managers, scabs and lorries move.
11 February 2020
Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.
06 February 2020
“We need respect,” says Beatriz—not her real name—a cleaner at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. “The way they treat people, the cleaners, it’s not good.”
30 January 2020
Over 200 porters, cleaners and caterers have won their fight over pay, conditions and to be brought in-house.
28 January 2020
NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.
27 January 2020
A new report laid bare the growing chaos behind the the HS2 project, just as Northern Rail hits the buffers
04 December 2019
IWGB and UCU union members marched chanting, “Two strikes, one fight!” and, “UCL you’re out of time – outsourcing is a crime”
03 December 2019
A series of strikes has forced NHS England bosses and multinationals onto the back foot over privatisation and outsourcing. Gabby Thorpe reports on the latest fight in west London
12 November 2019
Over 1,000 health workers in the Home Counties plan to stage a two-day walkout against privatisation
09 November 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at what a strike at a rehabilitation service says about the health service