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Carpet makers in Cleckheaton roll into third month of pay strike

Carpet makers in Cleckheaton roll into third month of pay strike Workers at Westex Carpets in West Yorkshire are in an all-out fight to pull the rug from under bosses’ feet.

No to witchhunt of Kirklees Unison reps

No to witchhunt of Kirklees Unison reps Four Unison union branch officers in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, remain suspended by their own union without knowing the charges against them.

Bradford’s angry library workers won’t be silent

Bradford’s angry library workers won’t be silent Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire began a five-day walkout on Monday of this week.

LETTERS - PM’s response to flooding shows he’s part of the elite

LETTERS - PM’s response to flooding shows he’s part of the elite Boris Johnson’s response to the flooding in South Yorkshire exposed that he doesn’t understand what it’s like to live on very little money (Socialist Worker, 20 November).

Anger at scale of floods in Fishlake

Anger at scale of floods in Fishlake Over 100 flood alerts were in place across Britain on Monday

After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts

After deadly floods - anger at authorities’ failures and Tory cuts There is rising anger across Yorkshire and the Midlands at authorities’ ­failure to protect people from flooding.

Library and museum workers strike against savage cuts in Bradford

05 November 2019
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire began a three-day walkout against millions of pounds of cuts on Tuesday.

Strike to shelve cuts plan at libraries in West Yorkshire

15 October 2019
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire were set to hold a 48-hour strike from Monday of next week.

Bradford library and museum workers call 14 days of strikes over millions in cuts

08 October 2019
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire have announced 14 days of strikes against millions of pounds of cuts.

Austerity, Brexit chaos and political failure - a warning of how the right can win

07 October 2019
Sadie Robinson reports from Doncaster and Barnsley on how bitter frustration at years of austerity and political failure have created the conditions for the right to benefit—but anger could also be pulled to the left

LETTERS - health workers need to back indefinite strike in Bradford

19 August 2019
It is good to see that health workers in Bradford have voted for an all-out strike against privatisation from Monday 26 August. (Socialist Worker, 14 August).

Batley protest shows unity against racism in West Yorkshire

11 December 2018
Labour shadow home secretary Diane Abbott gave a big boost to a rally against racism in Batley, West Yorkshire, last Saturday.

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe

04 December 2018
Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

01 November 2018
Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Dinner ladies won’t let up strike for jobs

30 October 2018
Unison union members at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are not giving up in their fight against job cuts.

Janet Alder speaks out - ‘Hold cops to account over deaths in custody’

27 March 2018
Twenty years after her brother Christopher Alder died, Janet Alder is still fighting for truth and justice

Parents protest at Barnsley primary school against Academies Enterprise Trust

20 February 2018
A large group of parents turned out to protest against Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) at St Helen’s Primary in Barnsley as the school reopened after half term on Monday.

Join protest over dismissal of activist Louise Harrison and to defend women’s aid

23 January 2018
Supporters of South Yorkshire Women’s Aid (SYWA) and Louise Harrison were set to protest in Doncaster on Saturday.

Labour members target domestic violence worker Louise Harrison in Doncaster

23 December 2017
Louise Harrison, a domestic violence worker and campaigner in South Yorkshire, could be dismissed from her job because Labour members want to protect their party.

Third Energy ready to frack in North Yorkshire at any moment

29 October 2017
The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.

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