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Reports round up: Big protests for International Women's Day

12 March 2019
Newark strike to grind down bosses

Local government round up: Birmingham care workers fight on, bins strike paused

12 March 2019
Care workers in Birmingham are keeping up the fight for their jobs and the service with strikes set for this week.

Reports round up: Bin workers should refuse to take any rubbish from council

05 March 2019
Bin workers should refuse to take any rubbish from anti-union Labour council

Birmingham bins strike sees strong fightback and solidarity

22 February 2019
Bin workers in Birmingham have staged two powerful strikes over discrimination by council management.

Two groups of Birmingham council workers fight to bin Labour’s attacks

19 February 2019
Two groups of workers in Birmingham were set to strike together this week against attacks by a Labour council.

Honda job losses - the crisis in the car industry is about capitalism, not Brexit

19 February 2019
The threat to the jobs of 3,500 Honda workers in Swindon shows bosses’ contempt for workers.

New strikes added to bus timetable in north east

15 January 2019
Hundreds of bus drivers in north east England are preparing to stage another blistering strike against poverty pay.

Meadow Foods strikers say, ‘We want more than crumbs’

15 January 2019
Workers at Meadow Foods are fighting over pay.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England

08 January 2019
More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

Don’t trust shipyard bosses to save jobs at Cammell Laird

11 December 2018
The Unite and GMB unions suspended a programme of rolling walkouts at Cammell Laird shipyard after bosses agreed to delay job cuts.

Reports round up: Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

04 December 2018
Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

Cammell Laird shipyard strike has bosses reeling

30 November 2018
A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts

Reports round-up—Prysmian dispute is settled

27 November 2018
Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Hampshire, have voted by 85 percent to accept a new two-year pay deal.

Eight days of strikes wins a victory on pay

27 November 2018
Workers have declared victory at Street Crane after strikes won them a 3 percent pay rise without strings.

Action day to stop Universal Credit

27 November 2018
Activists were set to take part in a day of action against Universal Credit this Saturday

Cammell Laird workers’ walkout wins solidarity

26 November 2018
Workers at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead launched a ten-week programme of rolling strikes on Monday

Workers walk out at Vauxhall car plant in Ellesmere Port and Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead

23 November 2018
Hundreds of workers at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside walked out unofficially on Friday after they were told of plans to axe 241 jobs

Construction walkout at Ferrybridge over safety

20 November 2018
Hundreds of construction workers at Ferrybridge power station in West Yorkshire have struck over safety.

Reports round-up

20 November 2018
Workers at Street Crane in Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, struck on Monday and Tuesday.

Rising struggle at Street Cranes

13 November 2018
Workers at Street Cranes escalated their action this week to 48-hour stoppages on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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