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Clarks strikers won’t let bosses give them the boot

Clarks strikers won’t let bosses give them the boot Around 100 Clarks workers, members of the Community union, at the boot and shoe warehouse in Street, Somerset, are facing a bitter battle against fire and rehire.

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick on strike again after bosses’ betrayal

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick on strike again after bosses’ betrayal The previous strikes won a guarantee that there would be no redundancies for two years. But already workers have started to be offloaded.

Fight any rotten deal over JDE fire and rehire strike

Fight any rotten deal over JDE fire and rehire strike It would appear that the deal contains the huge pay cuts and other attacks that that workers at JDE have been resisting

Revolt over BT deal that offers so little

Revolt over BT deal that offers so little BT telecoms workers are furious after a deal between bosses and their CWU union officials was announced last week.

The Troublemaker—‘Unlawful’ to hand contract to firm run by Tories’ friends

The Troublemaker—‘Unlawful’ to hand contract to firm run by Tories’ friends Tory cabinet minister Michael Gove broke the law when the government handed a £560,000 Covid-19 contract to a business he had “personal connections” with.

Fury after Goodlord strikers sacked for fighting fire and rehire

Fury after Goodlord strikers sacked for fighting fire and rehire Some 80 trade unionists showed their solid support on Tuesday for the Goodlord strikers who have been fired.

Goodlord strikers sacked for fighting fire and rehire

24 May 2021
Bosses at Goodlord property services firm in London have sacked workers striking against fire and rehire.

Millions face Covid-19 jobs crisis

20 April 2021
Nearly 500,000 young workers have lost their jobs since January 2020

Letters—British Gas workers suffer at hands of selfish bosses

17 April 2021
Over the last five years British Gas has dumped on employees from the highest height with countless business area closures, restructures, shift changes and wage freezes.

British Gas workers are victims of fire and rehire

12 April 2021
Many British Gas workers have expressed their anger and sadness after being sacked this week.

All-out action can force back British Gas bosses

26 March 2021
The clock is running down on the British Gas dispute as workers face mass sackings in less than a week’s time.

Crunch time looms in British Gas battle

21 March 2021
The clock is ticking for British Gas workers on strike as the threat of being fired and rehired could become reality on 31 March.

Step up the action to win British Gas strike

22 February 2021
Around 7,000 striking British Gas workers have headed back to picket lines after negotiations with the company broke down. 

University workers battles as job cuts bite

15 February 2021
UCU union members at the University of East London (UEL) plan a two‑day strike from Monday.

Brighton university jobs battle settled + Hackney school strikes + East Sussex academy fight

08 February 2021
Workers at Brighton university and their supporters rallied on Monday after the UCU union settled a dispute.

Fighting against fire and rehire at Heathrow airport 

08 February 2021
 Workers at Heathrow Airport Limited are set for further strikes

Turn up heat on bosses to win British Gas strike

07 February 2021
Over 7,000 British Gas strikers took their 15th day of strikes this year on Sunday.

Jobs slaughter shows up the chaos of capitalism

26 January 2021
Unemployment figures on Tuesday showed the continuing jobs slaughter.

Rolls-Royce battle shows strikes are the best way to fight back

18 January 2021
A deal has been agreed at the Rolls-Royce plant in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, that has saved jobs.

Has fightback saved jobs at Rolls-Royce?

12 January 2021
After nine weeks of strikes, workers at the Rolls-Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, were voting this week on a possible deal to end the action.

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