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21 June 2017

Unions call for action after Grenfell

Trade unions representing housing workers, firefighters and teachers draw on their expertise to demand immediate action after Grenfell

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30 November 2016

Support the campaign to readmit expelled trade union militants

In order to consolidate Corbyn's leadership victory it is urgent that action is taken to democratise the Labour Party and end the Blairites' control of the party machine. An essential part of this is campaigning for the readmittance to the Labour Party of all expelled or excluded socialists.

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9 November 2016

Momentum left meeting excludes socialists

Momentum national committee (NC) members and reps from local groups met in Birmingham on 5 November to "discuss recent events and, most importantly, consider ways to overcome the resulting differences and move forward together".

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2 November 2016

Corbyn movement must seize initiative

An opportunity now exists to build a mass party that offers an alternative to endless austerity, on the basis of socialist policies. This would be a major step forward

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28 September 2016

Victory for firefighters facing dismissal in Manchester

Over 50 Fire Brigades Union (FBU) reps from around Greater Manchester met, along with FBU General Secretary Matt Wrack and President Alan McLean, to discuss their response to the outrageous move by Greater Manchester Fire Authority to sack its entire workforce. Now the fire authority has backed down and withdrawn the threat of mass dismissal and agreed to re-enter negotiations.

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13 July 2016

Thousands mobilising to #KeepCorbyn

Reports of some of the rallies and meetings in support of Jeremy Corbyn.

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6 July 2016

NSSN conference: Implacable opposition to austerity

This conference marked over a decade of the National Shop Stewards Network supporting workers' struggle and organising among rank and file trade unionists.

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6 January 2016

Tories savage fire service

"The idea that you go from a fire engine with five firefighters on to a van with just two is just madness."

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25 November 2015

Trade Union Momentum launched to organise to defend Corbyn

Over 700 gathered at Westminster Central Hall on 21 November

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25 November 2015

Firefighters rally to defend pay and conditions

Firefighters demonstrated outside a Fire Service Authority meeting

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Bob Crow at TUSC event

14 October 2015

Should trade unions be re-affiliating to the Labour Party?

In light of Jeremy Corbyn's victory, is the issue of non-affiliated unions affiliating to Labour now on the agenda?

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7 October 2015

100,000 march against Tory cuts

100,000 people marched through Manchester on Sunday against the Tories

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2 September 2015

Join the NSSN lobby of TUC Congress

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.

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8 July 2015

NSSN conference 2015: "We could stop austerity in its tracks"

Militant trade unionists from across the country gave inspiring accounts of strikes and struggles against austerity. Britain needs a 24-hour general strike.

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20 May 2015

State and big business spied on activists

The general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) Matt Wrack reacted angrily to the news that police undercover agents had spied on him at anti-racist activities during the 1990s

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photo Paul Mattsson

20 May 2015

FBU debates how to combat Tory onslaught

Delegates respond to Tory majority, further austerity and attacks on trade union rights

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The front of the Ayslesbury FBU demo to reinstate Ricky Matthews, 09.12.14, photo Neil Cafferky

9 December 2014

1,000 firefighters march to defend Ricky Matthews

Striking firefighters marched on 9 December

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10 September 2014

Workplace news in brief

London bus demo: Unite's "Driving Up Pay" campaign aims to win a common contract across all London's bus companies

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20 December 2013

Firefighters' strikes on Xmas eve and after

Firefighters in England and Wales will be on strike again over pensions on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and 3rd January

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Rally against Surrey fire station closure, 7 December 2013, photo North Surrey SP

9 December 2013

Surrey: march against fire station closures

Over 200 people marched between Sunbury and Staines Fire Station to a chorus of supportive car horns and waving pedestrians

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