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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.

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

13 November 2018
The Unite union heralded a victory at the TGI Fridays restaurant chain last week.

Car industry bosses lay off hundreds to protect profits

10 November 2018
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

08 November 2018
Tyre-maker Michelin's threat to 850 jobs has to be met by action from the unions. 

Reports round-up—Call action in colleges now

30 October 2018
Call action in colleges now

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

23 October 2018
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

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