28 February 2021
Organised workers have the power to tackle the bosses. Nick Clark explains why union leaders often fear strikes.
24 February 2021
Strikers stressed that the fight to defend John is part of a much bigger battle
22 February 2021
Boris Johnson’s plan to fully reopen all schools in England on 8 March will put many more lives at risk.
19 February 2021
Working class people’s living standards could take a further hit with warnings that inflation could rise above 2 percent.
10 December 2020
NEU union members at the LDE free school in east London struck for a sixth day on Thursday. And they have voted for more strikes because they see the walkouts as their only chance to make the school better for staff and students.
08 December 2020
Members of Shrewsbury Colleges Group NEU union are fighting the victimisation of John Boken, one of the union reps at the college.
07 December 2020
It is easy to get demoralised with politics in Britain given the strength of the populist right and the weakness of the Labour Party.
03 December 2020
Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.
25 November 2020
Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout on Wednesday.
02 November 2020
Two online rallies revealed debates on how the left should respond to the right’s assault.
20 October 2020
Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.
13 October 2020
Over three million workers in South Africa’s four largest trade union federations held a national strike on Wednesday of last week.
28 September 2020
Left activists in Unison are celebrating this week after scoring a fantastic result in the nominations for the Unison general secretary election.
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”.
19 September 2020
With the future of the government’s furlough scheme in doubt, and with hundreds of firms axing jobs, a wave of fear is spreading
07 September 2020
Protesters from several trade unions picketed a Glasgow Ikea store last Friday to demand the reinstatement of a union rep sacked for fighting cuts to workers’ conditions.
24 August 2020
The jobs massacre continues across Britain, as does an almost total lack of response from union leaders.
18 August 2020
11 August 2020
SUPPORT IS growing for Paul Holmes to be the next Unison union general secretary. Nominations for the post opened this week.
03 August 2020
Cleaners at HMRC tax offices in Liverpool and Bootle began a four week strike on Monday—part of a long-running battle for a living wage.