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6 September 2017
NSSN lobby of TUC 10 September: This summer has seen a wave of strikes. Now we need determined coordinated action across the public sector to smash the pay cap and fight for a £10 an hour minimum wage for all
29 March 2017
Deliveroo riders in Leeds are celebrating the reinstatement of two riders who were sacked and the reinstatement of the regular hours of five other riders
8 March 2017
Deliveroo has ceded ground to its workers in Brighton by imposing a recruitment freeze so that existing cyclists and scooter riders don't see their hours diminish further. This is in the face of pressure exerted by the strike of 14 February and a petition signed by over 20,000 people.
22 February 2017
Socialist Party members attended the Unison Women's conference in Brighton on 16-18 February, selling a dozen copies of the Socialist paper. Mia Hollsing, a national executive candidate for Wales, spoke calling for nationalisation of public transport to ensure safe travel for women and all passengers.
15 February 2017
Online food delivery company Deliveroo has come under fire in Brighton, where nearly 100 of its workers downed tools during busy Saturday trading
8 February 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including DWP closures, Picturehouse strike and Deliveroo walkout.
4 January 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tory MP spends £25 million on new property; student loan shark takes advantage of Christmas poverty.
21 September 2016
Reports from Socialist Students activities as schools and colleges go back.
7 September 2016
TUC congress 2016 is taking place at the end of what has seemed like a hot summer, industrially at least. The potential exists to bring all the struggles together.
29 June 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers, train workers and cleaners on strike.
22 June 2016
Services run by what workers are calling "Britain's worst rail company" have again been hit by strike action in a long running dispute over plans to get rid of conductors and operate driver-only trains. Workers at Southern Railway, members of the RMT transport union, have walked out to oppose plans to introduce so-called "driver-only operated" trains across more Southern services, which the union considers a safety risk.
27 January 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Victimised RMT rep defended; anti-cuts protest in Brighton; NSSN to hold Port Talbot steel solidarity meeting.
29 October 2015
The TUC lobby of Parliament on 2 November needs to mark a major change in the fight against the Tory anti-trade union bill.
9 September 2015
The Trade Union Congress meets in Brighton from 13-16 September in the most important Congress since 1984.
2 September 2015
Kill the bill!: Rob Williams explains why all trade unionists should come to the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress to build the pressure for mass action to defeat the Tories' planned anti-union laws.
5 August 2015
If the many strikes and protests taking place were coordinated into a colossal movement against the anti-union laws and cuts, they couldn't be implemented. That would threaten the ability of the Tories to govern at all.
15 July 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
15 April 2015
39. As the existing parties are weakened, other 'populist' forces are stepping into the vacuum. This process will accelerate under the next government, particularly before the formation of a new workers'
4 March 2015
Green-led Brighton council's budget meeting on 26 February ended in a stalemate after five hours
28 January 2015
Widespread electoral disillusionment with the Tory, Labour and Lib Dem establishment parties has opened up a political vacuum. Claire Laker-Mansfield questions whether the Green Party provides the answer to the lack of working class political representation.
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