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12 April 2017
By a huge 93%, car workers at BMW, producing the Mini and Rolls-Royce, have voted to strike for eight days in defence of their final salary pension scheme.
22 March 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Health cuts kill; 'Jam' man - white van man; getting rid of 'green crap'; fighting cuts is no 'failure'; feminist film, BT scandal, bosses' Brexit?
8 February 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Roger Bannister's retirement, Sri Lankan strikes and ambulance staff shortages.
8 February 2017
Train guards have faced down bosses at London Midland in a dispute over the use of outsourced security guards on trains.
14 September 2016
"We have record employment, but also record levels of poverty among those in work... We have to change that" said Jeremy Corbyn
25 April 2016
Most trade union and Labour leaders are saying that workers' rights would be more adversely affected by leaving the EU. The opposite is the case.
11 November 2015
Up to 290 JCB permanent shop floor workers could be made redundant
14 October 2015
At the headquarters of infamous retailer Sports Direct, ambulances were called more than 80 times over two years.
5 August 2015
With union banners waving, traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, began day one of a 48-hour walkout on 3 August. Members of general union Unite working for APCOA Parking are striking for proper sick pay and a decent raise.
15 April 2015
Hoping to get some work, I recently joined 200 other people queuing before 5.30am at Flower World in Derby
21 January 2015
The privately run Parklands House care home in Rochdale was so bad that according to the Manchester Evening News: "Residents were seen sitting in soiled clothing, medication was left lying around and some patients were not receiving the right prescriptions."
8 October 2014
You wake up in the morning after a bad night's sleep: you were worrying about work, writes A factory worker.
16 July 2014
TSG strikers have won a tremendous victory against tight-fisted bosses who had offered an insulting 0% pay increase
23 June 2014
With a tremendous show of strength 200 Tyneside Safety Glass strikers marched through a Gateshead trading estate
16 June 2014
Workers strike for an above inflation above rise and an agreement on agency workers
23 April 2014
Workers' Memorial Day is on 28 April. In many towns and cities, construction workers and their trade union branches will take a lead in organising activities
12 February 2014
It is now ten years since the horrific tragedy of the 23 Chinese cockle pickers who drowned in Morecambe Bay
8 January 2014
Much of the right-wing media whipped up hostility and alarm in the run up to the 1 January end of restrictions on entry to Britain for people from Romania and Bulgaria
2 October 2013
The Swansea Amazon warehouse location, next to the former Linamar/Visteon/Ford site, is a graphic illustration of how casualised, low-paid work has replaced unionised, skilled manufacturing, writes Ronnie Job.
20 September 2013
With the second week of strikes at the Hovis bakery in Wigan coming to an end, the company have informed the BFAWU that they have no intention of settling the dispute
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