11 September 2020
Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.
07 September 2020
Protesters from several trade unions picketed a Glasgow Ikea store last Friday to demand the reinstatement of a union rep sacked for fighting cuts to workers’ conditions.
01 September 2020
Israeli tanks shelled the Gaza Strip last Sunday as part of a continuing assault on the besieged Palestinian enclave.
26 August 2020
Health workers rally against the Tory pay insult in towns and cities across Britain.
25 August 2020
Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.
24 August 2020
The jobs massacre continues across Britain, as does an almost total lack of response from union leaders.
18 August 2020
The government has not conquered coronavirus, and its failed policies are increasing the risk of a deadly second wave.
18 August 2020
Britain is heading for unemployment levels “not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s”, a think tank has warned. It comes after the economy officially entered a recession.
22 July 2020
More than ten million people with pensions linked to their final salary face losing tens of thousands of pounds.
21 July 2020
Workers’ action on Monday showed the anger at racism and poor conditions, says Sophie Squire
16 July 2020
The number of people out of work in Britain has soared by nearly 650,000, according to new figures. The figure does not include the estimated 9.4 million jobs that have been furloughed on the government’s “job retention” scheme.
11 July 2020
Vast bailouts are being gifted to the bosses to boost the economy. But this won’t stop businesses from cutting jobs and the wages of workers
22 June 2020
Workers are being pushed to make big sacrifices during the lockdown—but things could get much worse as unemployment bites. Tomáš Tengely-Evans spoke to some of those affected, and argues that the crisis shows why we need a different system
05 June 2020
Organised workers make up a unique group with the power to paralyse the system, says Sarah Bates
28 May 2020
There’s good news—the number of British workers in trade union members rose last year by 91,000 to 6.44 million.
13 May 2020
Workers fear they will be made to pay the price after Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak announced changes to the job retention scheme on Tuesday.
12 May 2020
It is possible to refuse to go back to work. Teachers in the NEU union have said it clearest. They’ve laid out five tests that have to be met before they can agree it’s safe to open schools.
06 May 2020
Medway trades union council organised a drive-by this week to show solidarity with eight suspended bin workers.
03 May 2020
On 7 May the government will have to decide its next phase of lockdown plans
03 May 2020
A millionaire fast food boss sacked all his workers at a site in Great Yarmouth just as the lockdown began