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Rising struggle at Street Cranes

Rising struggle at Street Cranes Workers at Street Cranes escalated their action this week to 48-hour stoppages on Mondays and Tuesdays.

After TGI Fridays bosses’ retreat, it’s time to fight for everyone

After TGI Fridays bosses’ retreat, it’s time to fight for everyone The Unite union heralded a victory at the TGI Fridays restaurant chain last week.

Car industry bosses lay off hundreds to protect profits

Car industry bosses lay off hundreds to protect profits Commentators, business and union leaders, say that Brexit is to blame for car factory closures. It’s really down to firms’ fear that overproduction will hit profits, argues Sarah Bates

Shock and anger at Michelin factory closure

Shock and anger at Michelin factory closure Tyre-maker Michelin's threat to 850 jobs has to be met by action from the unions. 

Reports round up: Postal workers deliver an unofficial walkout in Wigan

Reports round up: Postal workers deliver an unofficial walkout in Wigan Postal workers at a Royal Mail delivery office in Wigan, Greater Manchester, staged an unofficial strike on Monday in defence of a sacked colleague.

Reports round up: Support grows for all out walkout by dinner ladies

16 October 2018
Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.

Cable workers’ march electrifies fight for pay

16 October 2018
Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Southampton, were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

Calling time on the bullying bosses

09 October 2018
McDonald’s, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays strikers on their fight and how they organised

Reports round up: Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

09 October 2018
Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

Restaurant strikers unite to demand pay rise of £10 an hour and union recognition

04 October 2018
Restaurant and pub workers struck against on poverty pay on Thursday.

Reports round-up - one thousand join protest at Faslane nuclear base

25 September 2018
Around 1,000 people protested at the Faslane nuclear base in Scotland last weekend against Trident missiles. Campaigners demanded, “Nae Nukes Anywhere”

Reports round-up: Unite tells construction workers not to walk off site if one of them dies

18 September 2018
The Unite union has agreed a deal that would see workers carry on working if anyone is killed during construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference

18 September 2018
This year’s Labour Party conference could mark the moment that trade union leaders reveal themselves as Jeremy Corbyn’s most unreliable allies.

Fight the far right by challenging racism—not conceding to it

16 September 2018
Some trade unionists want to talk to racist street movements. But victory against the far right doesn’t lie in compromise with its Islamophobia

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

11 September 2018
Bus workers in Nottingham and Derbyshire struck on Monday of this week against a below-inflation 2.5 percent “poverty pay” offer.

It’s time to unite the fight at TGI Fridays

28 August 2018
Unite union members at three TGI Fridays restaurants struck for three days

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli

21 August 2018
A postal workers’ union leader has responded after a series of unofficial strikes over workplace bullying and harassment at a number of Royal Mail workplaces.

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

18 August 2018
CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Reports round up: Crane builders’ walkout aims for higher pay offer

14 August 2018
Crane manufacturing workers struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over an “inadequate” pay offer.

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