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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.

Bootle packaging workers protest in London against redundancies

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

MMP strikers plan London demo

27 March 2012
Over 80 people rallied in solidarity with 149 locked out workers at Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle near Liverpool on Thursday of last week.

Locked out Bootle workers call protest in London

23 March 2012
Over 80 people rallied in solidarity with 149 locked out workers at Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle near Liverpool last night, Thursday.

Trade unionists meet in Liverpool

13 March 2012
Over 100 delegates representing 21 trade unions and four trades councils met at the north west TUC conference in Liverpool last Saturday.

Nazi Nick Griffin shows his true colours

21 February 2012
British National Party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin showed his true Nazi colours at a rally outside Liverpool Crown Court earlier this month, when he was pictured posing behind a "white power" flag.

Bootle workers' factory occupation spooks the bosses

20 February 2012
Angry print workers rushed the gates of Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, last Saturday in response to a management lockout.

Racism in football must be fought—but Tories have no answers

14 February 2012
The footage of Liverpool’s Luis Suarez refusing to shake hands with Patrice Evra, the black player he had previously racially abused, has reignited the row about racism in football.

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