21 April 2020
Postal workers in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, walked out briefly on Friday of last week over coronavirus health and safety fears.
21 April 2020
More than 5,000 people are being made to go into work to operate the government’s payment scheme for laid off workers.
20 April 2020
Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives have organised a national minute’s silence for 11am on Tuesday 28 April.
09 April 2020
Argos warehouse workers are being “put in danger” to keep profits rolling in during coronavirus crisis.
07 April 2020
Ministers say that a “small minority of people” are putting our lives at risk. That’s true—they sit in the Tory cabinet, on the boards of corporations, and are at the top of society.
06 April 2020
More than 20,000 workers at Debenhams fear for their jobs after the company began its third insolvency process in a year on Monday.
05 April 2020
Our ‘betters’ have now realised that workers matter. So could workers run society without bosses?
03 December 2019
Postal workers were waiting to find out the next steps in the battle to defend their jobs and working conditions, as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
26 November 2019
Jeremy Corbyn’s radical manifesto isn’t the first time that Labour has pledged to take on the rich. Charlie Kimber looks at how this played out for the 1974 government
13 September 2019
The Labour Party has unveiled ‘radical measures’ under a new Ministry of Employment Rights. Tomáš Tengely-Evans casts a critical eye over the plans
27 August 2019
Sadie Robinson looks at what is distinctive about workers striking and why it is an especially powerful form of resistance.
27 November 2018
Delivery firm DPD has used legal threats to push the GMB union away from a strike
31 October 2018
Excessive workloads and bullying in “toxic” workplaces are part of the problem.
30 October 2018
Hundreds of workers and their supporters marched through London
10 July 2018
The 1918 Isle of Man general strike showed the power of organised workers, says John Callow
05 July 2018
Going to work should not be a death sentence. But for an increasing number of people it is.
05 June 2018
A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.
05 June 2018
The strike figures for 2017, released last week, make depressing reading.
07 February 2018
A review that was supposed to improve workers’ rights has instead given approval to insecurity. One union leader said “It’s no good. It won’t work and it isn’t a plan.
05 February 2018
A new battle over zero hours contracts and other work practices is set to take off