Reports and Campaigns
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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
4 May 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
27 April 2016
Together we can defeat them! We are in a war against this Tory austerity government. The first task in a war is to assess the strength on both sides. On any account the Tories are weak - elected by less than one in four eligible voters.
27 April 2016
Junior doctors staged their first full walkout in NHS history from 8am to 5pm on 26 and 27 April. This momentous escalation was in response to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's continued refusal to negotiate. Public support for the strike remains high, despite media attempts to unnerve doctors.
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.
20 April 2016
A demonstration of the role of a Marxist in the workplace: There were 612 strikes recorded at British Leyland's Cowley plant in 1969 - workers today will be as amazed at that figure as the bosses were horrified by it then.
6 April 2016
Save BIS Sheffield: The Tory government wants the complete destruction of the civil service - its latest attack could see more than 600 government buildings close throughout the UK.
23 March 2016
Unions must organise to defend education: A seething anger permeated throughout school staffrooms when the government announced that all schools in England must become academies
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