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11 October 2017
Royal Mail has desperately tried to stop the strike planned for 19 October.
27 September 2017
The demonstration outside Tory party conference in Manchester on 1 October is the first main mobilisation since the TUC congress
25 August 2017
"Talk about sourcing that will save the plant or we'll fight", say Bridgend Ford workers to the company
23 August 2017
On their 74th day of strike action, British Airways mixed-fleet cabin crew and their supporters, circled Heathrow Airport in an open-top bus
10 July 2017
Ballot papers go out at the end of this week to Bridgend Ford workers
17 May 2017
The PCS Democracy Alliance has secured an increased majority in the PCS elections.
17 May 2017
A lively all-day public meeting saw 'Blackpool deserves better' launched on 13 May. The meeting was organised by Blackpool trade union council and the BFAWU bakers' union around an anti-austerity theme after seeing the town devastated by cuts and racked by zero-hour contracts and low pay.
12 April 2017
An excellent meeting of over 100 Socialist Party trade union members took place in London
8 March 2017
Ford workers' warnings of a rundown of the Bridgend plant have unfortunately proved correct. Ford has leaked documents indicating the rundown of the plant over the next four years. The document projects the loss of 1,160 workers.
1 March 2017
Ford workers in Bridgend, south Wales, want answers to the lack of sourcing which is putting the whole future of the Bridgend engine plant in doubt
22 February 2017
Reports of Socialist Party regional conferences in East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire.
16 February 2017
Train drivers in the trade union Aslef have delivered a tremendous answer of working-class solidarity that will astound Southern Rail management and the Tory government but also their own union leadership and that of the TUC. Despite the recommendation by Aslef leaders to accept the deal to end their dispute, drivers have rejected it by 54%-46% after a 72% turnout.
15 February 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Unite the Union gears up for leadership elections, and issues an ultimatum to Ford
8 February 2017
The transport union RMT, its members, and many across the union movement are fuming at the proposed Southern Rail 'deal'. It was made with the leadership of the Aslef transport union and presided over by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) - they and the Tories hope it will settle the Southern Rail dispute.
1 February 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition conference on 28 January debated whether to stand candidates in the 2017 local elections
20 December 2016
Chair of the National Shop Stewards Network, Rob Williams, was interviewed on Sky News
7 December 2016
In response to a campaign by Unite to demand a second tier productivity bonus for electricians on Crossrail in London, which included an unofficial walkout on 25 November, notorious blacklisters Laing O'Rourke/Crown House has issued the Unite rep on the site a transfer to another job off the project.
1 December 2016
An appeal for solidarity with strike action
30 November 2016
Hundreds of electricians walked off construction sites on the massive Crossrail job in London on 25 November demanding that management adhere to the Joint Industry Board (JIB) agreement on the payment of a second-tier productivity bonus.
23 November 2016
The fifth anniversary of the public sector pension strike allows an opportunity to reflect on the most significant and defining trade union struggle of the recent period.
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