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Solidarity needed as junior doctors announce new strike days

23 February 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) has called more strikes in the battle against Jeremy Hunt's imposed contracts. Junior doctors will strike for 48 hours on Wednesday 9 March and two other dates.

Fury at water charges will shape result of Irish election after 80,000 hit the streets

23 February 2016
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin last Saturday. Anti-water charge campaigners held a major demonstration ahead of the country’s general election on Friday of this week.

Labour MP under fire for betrayal of teachers at Small Heath School

16 February 2016
Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson

Junior doctors walk out against Tory attacks on the NHS

10 February 2016
Junior doctors across England walked out for the second time in defence of the NHS, today, Wednesday. 

Pictures from the junior doctors' strike Wednesday 10 February

10 February 2016
Junior doctors are on strike today across England against Tory plans to bring in new contracts. The contracts would tear up workers' terms and conditions, and put patient safety at risk.

Junior doctors march to defend the NHS from Tory attacks ahead of national walkout

09 February 2016
Junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA) were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans for dangerous new contracts.

Junior doctors march in London to stop Tory attacks on the NHS

06 February 2016
Over 2,000 junior doctors and their supporters marched through central London today, Saturday.

Striking PIA airline workers defy guns and killings in Pakistan

05 February 2016
Two workers, ground engineer Saleem Akbar and senior manager Inayet Raza Rizvi, were killed as the military opened fire at thousands of people marching towards Karachi’s airport terminal on Tuesday.

Take to the streets for the NHS as junior doctors plan a strike

02 February 2016
Thousands of junior doctors and supporters were set to march through central London on Saturday and Bristol on Sunday.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

‘Dirty money’ cut is snow joke for school janitors in Glasgow

19 January 2016
Some 130 primary school janitors in Glasgow are refusing to clear snow or spread grit in a row over “dirty money” with bosses at council-owned Cordia.

'Tories are using housing as a weapon in their class war'

12 January 2016
Social housing tenants could be forced out of their homes as a new bill is set to become law. Dave Sewell examines its effects—and meets some of the campaigners who are fighting back

Health students march in London to defend NHS bursaries

09 January 2016
 

Back junior doctors' strikes to defend NHS

05 January 2016
Junior doctors’ strikes against new contracts are back on, the British Medical Association (BMA) announced on Monday of this week.

New Tory attack targets council housing

15 December 2015
The government is set to end lifetime tenancies for council tenants, in an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill.

Frustration and disappointment as BMA suspends junior doctors' strike

01 December 2015
Junior doctors across England were set to walkout for 12 hours this morning, Tuesday, in the first of three planned walkouts.

Support the junior doctors' strike - defend the NHS

24 November 2015
The fight for the NHS is on as junior doctors were set to walk out on Tuesday of next week in the first of three planned walkouts.

As BMA sets strike dates it’s time to support junior doctors and build solidarity

17 November 2015
Junior doctors will strike three times next month if they back industrial action in a ballot ending on Wednesday of this week.

Scottish college workers could take action as top bosses loot thousands

10 November 2015
Scotland’s college workers are inching closer to the first national strike for 20 years. Anger at government cuts and a miserly national pay offer have fuelled a mood to fight.

Get behind the junior doctors' dispute and defend the NHS

03 November 2015
The British Medical Association (BMA) was to set to ballot its 56,000 junior doctor members for industrial action from Thursday of this week. 

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