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Criminal dumping of raw sewage in sea for profit

Criminal dumping of raw sewage in sea for profit Southern Water was fined a record £90 million last week for deliberately dumping billions of litres of raw sewage into protected seas over several years for its own financial gain.

Trade unionists debate how to confront Tory attacks

Trade unionists debate how to confront Tory attacks The People Before Profit group launched an updated Covid emergency programme to defend workers rights—and a call to action—in an online rally on Tuesday.

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire

Build united fightback to stop fire and rehire Three quarters of people in Britain want bosses’ outrageous fire and rehire tactics scrapped. A poll conducted by Survation on behalf of the GMB union discovered that 76 percent of people believe the practice should be outlawed.

Grenfell inquiry hears from residents who raised the alarm

Grenfell inquiry hears from residents who raised the alarm People living in Grenfell Tower were labelled “rebel residents” for raising safety concerns before the 2017 fire that killed 72 people.

Sunak’s budget will bring cuts, poverty and unemployment

Sunak’s budget will bring cuts, poverty and unemployment The Tories are preparing to plunge many more working class people into poverty and despair. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under pressure to keep measures that support ordinary people in this week’s budget.

Protesters take to the streets against benefit cuts

Protesters take to the streets against benefit cuts Groups of activists in People Before Profit and other groups across Britain staged protests as part of a national day of action last Saturday.

People Before Profit activists’ meeting plans action against Tories

25 January 2021
Over 500 people discussed how to take forward the “fight for safety, jobs and survival” at the People Before Profit (PBP) national activists’ meeting on Sunday 

Unsafe universities + Chichester College + People Before Profit event + Rail safety + School jobs fight

18 January 2021
The UCU union has said it could strike if universities are fully reopened this academic year. It said teaching should remain online to stop the spread of coronavirus. 

Sheffield delivery workers strike +Optare+Glasgow train guards+Richie Venton settlement win+Alstom strike

01 December 2020
Delivery workers in the IWGB union in Sheffield struck on Wednesday of last week to demand a living wage and an end to unfair sackings. 

Can workers stop job cuts when the system’s in crisis?

30 November 2020
Bosses claim they ‘can’t afford’ to keep people on because of the crisis. There’s money—but it will take a fight to take it off the rich, writes Sadie Robinson

Rolls Royce plan shut down of Barnoldswick plant —only a united response can save jobs

25 November 2020
Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout on Wednesday.

People Before Profit campaigners demand more jobs protection for workers

31 October 2020
Hundreds of people joined an online rally and physical protests against the “job loss nightmare” on Halloween.

Activists gather to launch emergency coronavirus programme

29 September 2020
 A coalition of Labour MPs, trade unionists, campaigners and socialists have called for a “fightback to demand ordinary people won’t pay for the crisis”.

People Before Profit launch emergency jobs programme

26 September 2020
Labour MPs, trade unionists, campaigners and socialists have joined forces to call for a “fightback across workplaces and communities to demand ordinary people won’t pay for the crisis”.

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