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BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall wont help defend workers jobs Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

Bosses in AWE of workers power in pensions dispute

Strikes took place at the Atomic Weapons Establishment’s (AWE) two sites in Berkshire and workers are not going to take having their pensions slashed

Striking for eight days—BA cabin crew escalate the fight in pay struggle

Striking for eight days—BA cabin crew escalate the fight in pay struggle British Airways “mixed fleet” cabin crew have called eight days of strikes in nine days—escalating the fight against their employers' poverty pay.

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey looks set to face an election contested from the left as well as the right.

BA cabin crew escalate their fight against poverty pay

BA cabin crew escalate their fight against poverty pay A week of strikes against poverty pay by British Airways cabin crew began today, Sunday.

Woolwich ferry workers strike 'for safety and against harassment'

03 February 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich walked out for a second time over allegations of management bullying and sexual harassment today, Friday. They operate the Thames river ferry crossing in south east London.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

31 January 2017
Also: Benefit cuts kill in Kentish Town | Nominate Ian Allinson in Unite | Peace activists target fighter jets | Nuclear bosses attack pensions | No justice over Marikana | Picturehouse strike vote | EHRC layoffs | Fracking protests | Housing campaigns

Woolwich ferry walkout takes on bosses

31 January 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich, south east London, struck for 24 hours in the first of twelve planned walkouts last Friday.

Surgical strikers say low pay won’t cut it

31 January 2017
The workers who disinfect and sterilise surgical instruments at three south Wales hospitals struck on Wednesday of last week.

High-flying strikers take on low-down bosses at BA

24 January 2017
‘Mixed fleet’ British Airways cabin crew are waging an inspiring battle against poverty pay. Dave Sewell spoke to workers at London Heathrow airport

Organise to get left wing candidate on ballot paper in Unite general secretary election

24 January 2017
A week into the nominations process for the Unite union’s general secretary election, at least seven nominations had been made for left challenger Ian Allinson.

BA strikers hit back at bosses who keep them on poverty pay

19 January 2017
Up to 3,000 “mixed fleet” cabin crew began their second strike at British Airways (BA) today, Thursday.

Brutish Airways is bloody awful to strikers

17 January 2017
Cabin crew at BA are standing up to intimidation from their bosses, writes Dave Sewell

Shock and AWE tactics in fight for decent pensions

17 January 2017
Workers who develop and maintain nuclear weapons were set to start the first of two new sets of two-day strikes to defend their pensions on Wednesday.

‘Why I am standing for Unite leader’ - Fujitsu striker Ian Allinson

17 January 2017
The nomination period for the Unite union’s general secretary election opens today, Monday. On the Fujitsu picket line, striker Ian Allinson told Socialist Worker why he's standing

Top firms give shareholders billions that could wipe out pension scheme deficits

17 January 2017
Big firms constantly bleat about how they cannot afford their pension schemes.

Fujitsu IT workers launch new wave of strikes against bosses' attacks

13 January 2017
IT workers in Manchester are resisting a multinational firm's attack. Fujitsu is holding down pay, robbing pensions and planning mass layoffs.

British Airways walkout off to a flying start

10 January 2017
Almost 3,000 workers kept in poverty by millionaire bosses kicked back at one of Britain’s biggest firms on Tuesday and Wednesday. British Airways’ (BA) “Mixed Fleet” cabin crew walked out after they were offered a raise of just 6p an hour.

Transport shutdown shows the power of workers

10 January 2017
The power of the working class was clearly on display this week. Strikes by Southern Rail, London Underground and British Airways cabin crew workers showed their ability to bring the system to a standstill.

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