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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

Hillsborough campaigners call for cops to be punished

03 May 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) is in crisis following the Hillsborough inquests. A jury last week found that 96 fans who died as a result of the 1989 football disaster were unlawfully killed. Former SYP chief superintendent David Duckenfield could face prosecution.

Liverpool resists the Nazis

01 March 2016
Around 500 anti-fascists protested against a small group of fascists in Liverpool last Saturday.

Thousands of Liverpool fans join protest against football bosses' 'war of greed'

08 February 2016
Anfield saw a major demonstration over soaring Premier League ticket prices last Saturday. Liverpool FC announced next season’s pricing structures this week, under which a match ticket will cost £77. Season tickets will also top £1,000 for the first time ever.

Privatisation scandal of dirty wards in Nottingham

01 September 2015
Also: Oxford porters accept pay deal | Construction workers protest at Royal Liverpool Hospital

Liverpool FC fans furious over blacklist firm and ticket prices

16 December 2014
The Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly is dismayed to note the club’s recent contractual relationship with Carrillion regarding the rebuilding of the main stand.

Police told Hillsborough survivor to ''get back in you f****** Scouse b*****d''

04 September 2014
Liverpool football fans have described “mayhem” and a “chaos” during the Hillsborough disaster in April 1989. And they have underlined the role played by the police

Lecturers win over contracts at Liverpool University

24 September 2013
Lecturers at the University of Liverpool have scored a victory over management. Bosses had threatened to dismiss 2,803 workers if they refused to sign new contracts. These contracts would allow bosses to call in workers as needed—without giving them any time off in lieu in return.

Inquest verdicts quashed for Hillsborough victims

31 December 2012
A judge last month quashed accidental death inquest verdicts for 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

News round-up

11 December 2012
Inquests set to be quashed Attorney general Dominic Grieve has applied to quash inquest verdicts for 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough football disaster.

Time's up for Nazi MEPs

04 December 2012
Over 70 people attended the North West Unite Against Fascism (UAF) regional conference in Liverpool last Sunday, supported by many of the region’s trade unions.

Anti-fascists oppose 'North West Infidels' in Liverpool

06 November 2012
Around 80 anti-fascist protesters outnumbered 20 of the fascist North West Infidels (NWI) at short notice in Liverpool last Saturday.

Reports round-up

30 October 2012
‘People will die’ from Liverpool cuts Protesters blocked traffic outside Liverpool town hall on Wednesday of last week while the Labour council planned £11 million of cuts.

Fresh inquests could be held over Hillsborough disaster deaths

16 October 2012
Fresh inquests could be held into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

The class contempt that killed 96

18 September 2012
Liverpool football fans died because government and police refused to treat them as human beings." That’s what Socialist Worker said after the disaster at Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday’s football ground, in April 1989—and that was the truth.

Liverpool trade union march defies threats from far right

24 July 2012
Around 300 trade unionists and activists marched in Toxteth, Liverpool, last Saturday for an annual commemoration of the life of Liverpool-born Irish socialist James Larkin.

Teachers set to meet to discuss the pensions fight

12 June 2012
Teachers were set to meet in Liverpool this Saturday to discuss the fight to defend their pensions.

Meyr Melnhof protest

17 April 2012
Workers sacked by Meyr Melnhof Packaging in Bootle, near Liverpool, have been protesting outside the company’s clients and their shareholders.

Packaging workers target clients

10 April 2012
Locked out workers from Mayr Melnof Packaging (MMP) factory in Bootle near Liverpool were in Manchester on Thursday of last week.

Bootle - the battle goes on

03 April 2012
Workers from Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, protested outside the Austrian embassy in London last Friday against their treatment at the hands of the Austrian-based firm.

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