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Clarks shoe workers want to give bosses the boot + Stagecoach bus battles

Clarks shoe workers want to give bosses the boot + Stagecoach bus battles A fantastic solidarity day took place on the Clarks workers’ picket line in Street in Somerset .

Unite must offer more support to the Weetabix strikers

Unite must offer more support to the Weetabix strikers Engineers at Weetabix have continued strong strikes but now urgently need to escalate, reports Isabel Ringrose

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up

ScotRail strikes set to hit Cop26 + Housing day of action + round-up More ScotRail workers are to escalate the battle for pay justice and equality.

Driving examiners set to teach bosses a lesson + rail and bus battles

Driving examiners set to teach bosses a lesson + rail and bus battles Driving examiners are set to teach bosses a lesson

Weetabix strike can beat ‘fire and rehire’ + Scaffolders build strikes

Weetabix strike can beat ‘fire and rehire’ + Scaffolders build strikes Workers at Weetabix factories in Kettering and Corby in Northamptonshire are still on strike over fire and rehire.

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain

Transport round-up: ‘We’re all aboard for more strikes’, says Ferry’s reinstated captain Woolwich Ferry workers in east London continue their militant fight for pay—and against victimisations and the excessive use of agency staff.

Round-up: GKN + Uber + UAL cleaners + GOSH + Royal Mail Llanelli

27 September 2021
Strikes at the GKN Automotive factory in Birmingham have been suspended. The workers were due to begin strikes on Monday against plans of parent company Melrose GKN to close the factory.

Weetabix strikers say bosses are taking the biscuit over fire and rehire

23 September 2021
 Some workers stand to lose £5,000 a year. Others are being moved off a Monday to Friday shift pattern to one where they have to work weekends.

Stand with Paul Holmes + Glasgow protest + Uber strike

20 September 2021
Paul’s bosses at Kirklees council suspended him in November 2019.

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix

20 September 2021
‘Pride is not for profit,’ say Merseyside marchers

Pay battles on the Manchester trams + transport round-up

20 September 2021
Over 300 drivers and supervisors on the Greater Manchester Metrolink tram network were set to strike this weekend over pay.

Labour conference won’t give members a real say

19 September 2021
Labour Party conference is approaching. Nick Clark investigates its limitations and talks to left Labour activists about what they think this year’s will bring

TUC union conference—we need a fightback

14 September 2021
The TUC union federation congress this week heard plenty of denunciations of the government, but very little sign of a serious fightback.

Round-up: Serco Sandwell, Weetabix, G4S, Alpha, Skanska victimisation, and more

13 September 2021
 Disputes involving members of the GMB, Unite, IWGB and UCU unions

Make the most of lorry driver shortage to win big on pay

13 September 2021
Around 40 drivers working at Booker Retail Partners at its Thamesmead site in south east London have voted unanimously for strikes.

Unite all the fights to win at ScotRail

13 September 2021
ScotRail workers in the RMT union are continuing their strikes despite attacks from bosses and the Scottish National Party (SNP).

After Sharon Graham win, Unite activists want change

06 September 2021
Now that Sharon Graham has taken over as general secretary of the Unite union, activists are discussing how to implement promises that were made during the election campaign.

Strike vote result coming at the DVLA + Sainsbury’s lorry drivers + Westminster parking wardens

30 August 2021
Workers at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea have been voting on whether to continue their strikes.

Royal Parks cleaners end strike with strong rally + round-up

30 August 2021
Outsourced cleaners working at Royal Parks in central London protested alongside their supporters at Speakers’ Corner on Monday to round off a two-week strike.

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins

30 August 2021
Education workers are returning to schools across England and Wales with mixed emotions.

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