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Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system   Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all

A win for Tower Hamlets council workers would be a victory for us all Striking council workers in east London concluded their second round of strikes on Friday with defiant picket lines and a vow to keep on fighting.

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike

Determined Tower Hamlets workers begin second three-day strike Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.

Grenfell dangers were ignored, inquiry hears

Grenfell dangers were ignored, inquiry hears Fire safety concerns relating to Grenfell Tower were ignored, an inquiry into the 2017 fire has heard.

Tower Hamlets workers are right to strike - and they need your solidarity

Tower Hamlets workers are right to strike - and they need your solidarity Council workers in east London are preparing for three days of strikes against a bullying management determined to undermine their terms and conditions.

LETTERS - We social housing residents are fighting the developers

26 June 2020
We live in a social housing block of 30 flats in west London, and our residents’ association is fighting a development that is taking away our space.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

03 June 2020
A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

No hand sanitiser, no social distancing, no protection – workers speak out

25 March 2020
Tube workers in London are furious at being asked to risk their health by working in unsafe conditions as the coronavirus crisis grows.

Thousands of council workers are set for Tower Hamlets strike

17 March 2020
around 4,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, are set to strike on Tuesday of next week.

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

24 February 2020
Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

Foreign Office staff plan to step up struggle

18 February 2020
Striking outsourced workers at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) plan to step up their fight against bosses at contractor Interserve.

Bus drivers in London steer to strikes after overwhelming vote for action

11 February 2020
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.

Transport round up: 20,000 London bus workers vote on fight against fatigue

04 February 2020
Bus drivers in London are getting ready to vote for militant action over widespread worker fatigue.

Grenfell Inquiry—firms ‘pass buck and blame each other’

04 February 2020
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.

Strikers say no to school bullies at St Catherine’s School for Girls

03 December 2019
NEU union members at St Catherine’s School for Girls struck on Tuesday of last week in a row over bullying.

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’

06 November 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was vindicated in the High Court on Wednesday as judges ruled that a police order banning its International Rebellion was unlawful.

Whose streets? Our streets! Why it matters to fight for control of our space to resist

22 October 2019
As disruption flares up around the globe, Simon Basketter looks at how the architecture of cities, institutions and the system is designed to dampen dissent—but how these can face a radical challenge from below

Prospect members get set for walkouts

22 October 2019
Workers at two sets of museums were set to strike over pay on Thursday of this week.

The things they say - on the International Rebellion

08 October 2019
‘Police blasted on eco anarchy’

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