12 January 2018
Train workers brought networks to a standstill this week as they resisted bosses’ plans to take guards off trains.
11 January 2018
A series of strikes by tens of thousands of metal workers are showing the potential power of the German working class.
04 January 2018
4 January 2018 was Fat Cat Thursday. The amount already grabbed by the average top executives passed the median annual salary of £28,758 for workers.
12 December 2017
Do workers still have power to fight the bosses—and if so, how can they use it? Author Kim Moody spoke to Charlie Kimber about his new book on the potential for resistance
12 December 2017
Economic difficulties and political discontent lies behind a row over workers’ wages in Japan.
01 October 2017
Chants of, “Tories out—Corbyn in” rang out in Manchester today, Sunday. Tens of thousands of protesters joined the People’s Assembly demonstration and festival outside the Tory party conference.
05 September 2017
The Tories are rumoured to be preparing to lift the 1 percent public sector pay cap—at least for some workers.
29 August 2017
The leader of Britain’s biggest union has praised Labour’s call for Britain to stay in the European single market (see page 3).
22 August 2017
The issue of bosses using agency workers in an effort to replace strikers has come to the fore in recent disputes.
15 August 2017
The Tories and bosses tried to spin new inflation figures released on Tuesday as good news for workers.
03 August 2017
A worker earning the average wage in Britain of £28,000 a year would take 160 years to earn what the average company chief executive earns in one year.
01 August 2017
The Tory government confirmed it will “temporarily suspend” enforcement of minimum wage rules for big care firms last week, following corporate lobbying. And it has potentially handed them a huge subsidy.
18 July 2017
Workers have announced fresh strikes that will shut down the Southern rail network.
18 July 2017
Shorts reports from the week including industrial action, refugee solidarity, opposing Ukip and resisting council cuts
11 July 2017
Anger at the public sector pay cap has opened up rifts at the top of the Tory party.
08 July 2017
Thousands cheered Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn this afternoon, Saturday, as he encouraged the crowds at the Durham Miners' Gala to campaign to force the Tories out.
20 June 2017
Unions representing more than 1.6 million local government workers are demanding a 5 percent pay rise to break the Tory public sector pay cap.
06 June 2017
There were some grim statistics out last week about strikes and unions.
30 May 2017
Kicking out the Tories on 8 June could make society better, people across Britain told Socialist Worker
24 May 2017
Scottish TUC deputy general secretary Dave Moxham's call to “challenge the public sector pay freeze” comes as 70,000 council workers ballot for strikes over pay