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21 September 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Junior doctors go to court, Ritzy Picturehouse strike announced.
19 September 2016
This year's TUC Congress came only months after the forced resignation of Cameron after the Brexit vote, the introduction of new oppressive anti-trade union laws and the continuation of austerity.
14 September 2016
"As a junior doctor, I am asking the TUC to call a day of action to support us" said a doctor in summing up a major theme of the NSSN rally
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.
31 August 2016
This has to stop, and we are going to stop it. This is the message of legions of workers fighting zero-hour contracts, poverty pay and the 'gig economy.'
31 August 2016
Teaching unions must call coordinated national action: Education policy stands at something of a crossroads and the new academic year will be a significant one.
24 August 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Rizty cinema workers ballot for fresh round of pay strikes; unsuccessful Blairite strategist calls for crushing of rail unions.
10 August 2016
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the two-year strike for union recognition and reinstatement at Grunwick's film processing factory in North London - which became a struggle of national importance.
27 July 2016
Trade union fightback needed: The report into Sports Direct's working practices by a House of Commons select committee shows the much acclaimed protection of workers' employment rights by the EU is worthless without the traditional workers' organisations - the trade unions - being strong enough to enforce legislation.
13 July 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including a roofing workers' strike in Wigan and supermarkets in crisis.
6 July 2016
Concerned about their future and that of the National Health Service (NHS), junior doctors in England have voted by 58% to 42% to reject the terms of their proposed new working contract.
16 June 2016
A Brexit vote, and Cameron's subsequent resignation, would lift the confidence of many workers who would rightly feel they had landed a serious blow on the opposition. At the same time it would be a serious defeat for the capitalist class.
15 June 2016
Unions have joined forces with bosses at telecom firm BT to influence workers to vote Remain. Unions lining up with the very people they exist to combat only weakens them, whatever their position on the EU.
1 June 2016
Come to the NSSN conference 2 July: Mass strike action has paralysed French oil refineries and nuclear power stations. Rail and other transport links have been severely disrupted, as workers demand that the government backs down and withdraws
26 May 2016
Every week sees more workers taking action - how do we make a breakthrough against the bosses' offensive and the Tory cuts?
25 May 2016
Letters to the editors: EU, Paul Mason and nukes, Leicester FC, board game, Michelle Bridge 1973-2016.
25 May 2016
Where working class women and men defend their rights, it's where you'll find the Socialist Party. We bring solidarity and support - but the Socialist Party also aims to discuss a socialist strategy to end Tory austerity with campaigners.
18 May 2016
Junior doctors at their conference on 14 May voted to "work to foster and develop links with other unions and to lobby the wider BMA to do likewise", writes Scott Jones.
18 May 2016
Bring down the government!: Belgian trade unions have called new protests - including national demonstrations and a 24-hour general strike - after the right-wing government announced abolition of the 38-hour working week and attacks on public sector pensions, among other austerity measures, writes LSP/PSL (CWI, Belgium) reporters.
6 May 2016
The Tory Trade Union Bill has gone through the parliamentary process without the TUC organising a national demonstration against it
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