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Industrial round up: Don’t let car bosses reopen factories

Industrial round up: Don’t let car bosses reopen factories Car bosses are drawing up plans to restart production at plants in Britain and Europe producing non-essential vehicles. They must be stopped.

Labour and union chiefs fail coronavirus test

Labour and union chiefs fail coronavirus test The crisis caused by coronavirus is testing every political force in society—and exposing some basic truths. One remarkable feature is how often the Labour Party agrees with the right wing Tory government.

Local government round up: Success for battling Bexley bin workers

Local government round up: Success for battling Bexley bin workers Bin workers in south east London won health and safety demands over coronavirus after a walkout on Wednesday of last week.

Strike at St Mungo’s for conditions and homeless service

Strike at St Mungo’s for conditions and homeless service Around 500 workers at the St Mungo’s homelessness charity began a three-day strike on Monday over attempts to push through worse terms and conditions.

Transport round up: No delays in campaign to build big Tube strike vote

Transport round up: No delays in campaign to build big Tube strike vote Workers on the London Underground are driving through a campaign to get a solid yes vote in their strike ballot.

Reports round up: Deal agreed at Harrods

Reports round up: Deal agreed at Harrods Security guards and CCTV operators at Harrods department store in west London have accepted a deal over pay and working conditions.

Anger at outsourcer sees Tower Hamlets bin depot blockaded

10 March 2020
There were defiant scenes outside bin depots in east London on Monday as striking workers refused to let managers, scabs and lorries move.

Transport round up: South Western Railway strikes are coming down the line

03 March 2020
Bosses at the South Western Railway (SWR) are braced for another round of strikes as workers battle to protect their jobs and passenger safety.

Reports round-up: Anti-racism in Scotland, Addaction strike, RSCPA ballot and more

25 February 2020
Health workers in Wigan and Leigh were set to launch five days of strikes over pay on Thursday.

‘We will strike until we win,’ say traffic wardens

25 February 2020
Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, have vowed to keep up the fight over pay and terms and conditions.

Bosses can’t beat us say traffic wardens

18 February 2020
Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, were gearing up for a protest at outsourcer Apcoa’s headquarters on Friday this week

Reports round up: Protest in solidarity with Turkish workers

11 February 2020
Jam workers in Histon, near Cambridge, could walk out to defend their terms and conditions.

Hackney traffic wardens won’t wait to win pay justice

11 February 2020
Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, launched a two-week walkout for higher pay on Monday.

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.

Westex carpet strikers question what happened to ballot

11 February 2020
Strikers at Westex carpet in West Yorkshire are frustrated that they may be forced to end their fight for higher pay.

Reports round-up—Ealing tax office, Harrods ballot, RSPCA workers and more

04 February 2020
Trade unionists rallied in solidarity with workers at a west London tax office last week. PCS union members at the HMRC office in Ealing picketed against its closure at the start of a half-day strike last Thursday and stayed out for a full day on Friday.

Bromley library workers go back to work

04 February 2020
Library workers in Bromley, south east London, went back to work on Wednesday after an all-out strike that lasted eight months.

Roll out support for all-out walkout at Westex carpets

04 February 2020
Carpet workers in West Yorkshire remained “absolutely solid” as they began the 11th week of an indefinite strike over pay.

Dial-a-strike: Transport for London workers fight for living wage

02 February 2020
Chants of “Shame” rang out against Transport for London (TfL) bosses at the headquarters in Southwark, south London, as hundreds of workers struck on Thursday.

Carpet workers say pile on the pressure

28 January 2020
The resolve of Westex carpet workers in West Yorkshire had not weakened as they began the tenth week of an all-out strike on Monday.

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