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Protest tells Manchester bus bosses not to go ahead with attacks

Protest tells Manchester bus bosses not to go ahead with attacks The Unite union is fighting attacks on conditions and victimisation

Massive surge in virus cases shows Tory failures

Massive surge in virus cases shows Tory failures Britain recorded an ­enormous rise in coronavirus cases on Sunday. Some 2,988 people tested positive, compared to 1,813 on Saturday—a rise of over 50 percent.

Doctors reveal systematic failure to deal with Covid-19 in workplaces

Doctors reveal systematic failure to deal with Covid-19 in workplaces A group of doctors is arguing that workplaces are now the frontline in the battle against Covid-19—and hazardous working conditions are responsible for mass outbreaks.

Heathrow prepares mass ‘fire and rehire’ to force through pay cuts

Heathrow prepares mass ‘fire and rehire’ to force through pay cuts Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAL) has told workers they must take pay cuts of up to 20 percent or face mass job losses.

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system   Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.

New strikes called in crucial Tower Hamlets battle

03 August 2020
Unison union memberas are set to strike on Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Monday 17 August against attacks from the Labour council

Bin workers strike for pay and respect

27 July 2020
Bin workers in south London are taking the fight against poverty pay to the outsourcing giant Serco.

Action call in hospitality + Jamie’s pukka payout + New moves on pensions

21 July 2020
Hospitality workers in the Unite union held a socially-distanced “Save our Jobs” protest on Tuesday of this week.

Reject Centrica blackmail on jobs and pay cuts

21 July 2020
Centrica, The owner of British Gas, will tell thousands of workers to accept new conditions, including no extra overtime pay, or risk losing their jobs.

Leaders of major unions to step down amid jobs onslaught

20 July 2020
The leaderships of the three biggest trade unions in Britain are up for election—and there will be an intensified debate about class struggle and resistance.

Nissan workers protest against pensions attack

14 July 2020
Hundreds of workers at the Nissan car plant in Sunderland protested on Saturday against attacks on their pension scheme.

Construction workers build fight for a safer industry

14 July 2020
Members of the construction safety campaign organised a protest at the site of a crane collapse in east London last week.

Tower Hamlets workers say, ‘We can win this strike’

12 July 2020
Some 1,500 workers in east London are standing up to a bullying Labour council hellbent on making their lives worse. Sarah Bates spoke to strikers about why workers are angry, what’s at stake and why solidarity matters

UCU union levy row + firefighters’ pay + Drax strike vote

07 July 2020
Activists in the UCU union are resisting a planned levy on members announced by general secretary Jo Grady.

Doctors protest at Downing Street to demand a strategy to wipe out Covid-19

30 June 2020
Doctors protested outside Downing Street on Tuesday to “highlight the risks of indoor spread”.

Tower Hamlets strike defies Labour council

30 June 2020
Thousands of council workers in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike against vicious attacks on their pay, terms and ­conditions this week. 

Unison grows + BT crisis + RSPCA cuts + School safety + Curtain falls on jobs

23 June 2020
The Unison union says it has seen a surge in membership with more than 90,000 people signing up ​this year.

Fightback can ground major attacks at Heathrow airport

23 June 2020
Important disputes are on at Heathrow Airport Limited, Menzies, and Heathrow Express

Tower Hamlets strikes called + Reject pay deal + Councils in cash crisis

16 June 2020
Unison union members are set to strike on 3, 6, 7, 14, 15 and 16 July.

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