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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.

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas

14 August 2018
North Sea oil rig workers struck for 12 hours on Monday and a 24-hour strike is planned for Monday 20 August.

Northern Rail workers keep up their safety battle as ticket prices soar - again

14 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail have announced three new strikes as bosses “make a mockery” of negotiations.

Strike means Total shut down of rigs

07 August 2018
Workers began a 24-hour strike on three of energy multinational Total’s North Sea oil platforms.

Union staff stage a walkout

24 July 2018
GMB and Unite union members working for the ATL section of the NEU union struck on Thursday of last week.

Supertram workers say no to paltry deal

24 July 2018
Workers on the Supertram in Sheffield struck for 72 hours from Thursday of last week. It was the latest action in their fight for decent pay.

Local government round up: Kirkless bin workers have bosses on the run

17 July 2018
in workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire are tentatively celebrating a union victory after management agreed to all their demands.

Reports round up: Protest for fair tips at TGI Fridays

10 July 2018
Swansea postal workers ballot

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