19 January 2018

Carillion and the construction industry

The following letter by Socialist Party member and construction worker Jimmy Tyson was published in the Liverpool Echo earlier this week


17 January 2018

Ferrybridge: Workers down tools over unpaid wages

Construction workers on the Ferrybridge multi-fuel project in West Yorkshire stopped work on 12 January because workers' reported that wages had not been paid into their bank accounts


10 January 2018

Appeal from Iranian independent unions


21 December 2017

Housing victory for Sussex students

Success has been achieved with regard to the Sussex university student accommodation dispute at high rent Kings Road Hall near Brighton seafront


21 December 2017

Newham: school strike solid against academy

Avenue School was in near-total shutdown on 14 December, its second strike day in opposition to becoming a quasi-privatised 'academy', writes James Ivens.


21 December 2017

Leeds: temporary reprieve for playing fields

Community opposition, mobilised through the Save Fearnville Fields campaign, has forced a reprieve. The council has suspended until the New Year seeking permission to build a new 'free school' academy


7 December 2017

Anti-DOO lobby of Liverpool's transport committee

A lobby gathered at the Cunard Buildings, Mann Island, ahead of a meeting of Liverpool's Transport Committee


7 December 2017

Unite protest against blacklisting

Unite the Union held protests across the country on Wednesday against the "sinister practice" of blacklisting workers


6 December 2017

Teachers strike in Sheffield

Members of the National Education Union (NEU) went on strike today (6.12.17) at Westways primary school in Sheffield


16 November 2017

Sheffield Eastern Ave Job Centre strike ends

Applauded by supporters, PCS members marched back to work this morning at Sheffield's Eastern Avenue Job Centre, writes Alistair Tice.


16 November 2017

Virgin train workers vote for strike action over pay

RMT members at Virgin Trains West Coast have voted by 91% for strike action in response to a divisive pay offer


9 November 2017

Serco - not fit for purpose

So Serco - the private company making big profits from low pay of cleaners and porters in Barts NHS Trust - is exposed in the Paradise Papers


8 November 2017

Mass rally to commemorate 1917 Russian Revolution


25 October 2017

Supporters of a socialist Catalan republic speaking in London

The events that have shaken Catalonia and the Spanish state have national and international implications


12 October 2017

Justice for Tube cleaners demo

Joseph Mambuliya, London underground cleaner, Socialist Party member and chair of the RMT London Underground cleaners grade committee, explains why the cleaners are demonstrating today, writes The demands are:.


11 October 2017

Salford Unison condemns pay cuts

Within one week, Labour controlled Salford city council announced an increase in wages for some of the lowest paid care workers and also made a decision to cut the pay and some jobs of those working in Regulatory Services


5 October 2017

Too much to cross the Mersey

TUSC members and supporters in the borough of Halton in Cheshire are campaigning against the payment of tolls on the soon to be opened Mersey Gateway crossings


2 October 2017

Hugh Hefner's exploitation of women

In the film Men in Black the eponymous characters press a button and erase your memory. Reading the obituaries about the death of Playboy founder and multi-millionaire Hugh Hefner certainly felt like such a button had been pressed


28 September 2017

Socialist Party PCS bulletin: Scrap the pay cap


27 September 2017

Germany: Election results in political earthquake

In the end, a somewhat boring election campaign that ignored many of the issues ended in a political earthquake


25 September 2017

Catalonia: Student strike called

Mass action has been called for 28 September and 3-4 October


20 September 2017

Solidarity with Catalonia in the Spanish state

The Spanish PP government has taken extremely repressive measures, including the arrest of Catalan government officials, in an attempt to prevent the referendum called for 1st October from taking place


20 September 2017

London bus drivers' rally

Safety campaigners, taxi drivers and cyclists came to support the London bus drivers' rally outside City Hall on Thursday 14 September 2017 at 09.30 in response to the Driven to Distraction report, writes Moe, Unite branch secretary and bus worker.


15 September 2017

Berlin hospital strike

The nurses, midwives, medical assistants and operating department practitioners of Charité hospital in Berlin have announced a strike starting on Monday 18th September


12 September 2017

TUC supports Birmingham bin workers

TUC Congress has today voted unanimously for a Unite emergency motion supporting the Birmingham bin workers and condemning Birmingham council for reneging on the deal agreed at ACAS


11 September 2017

New leaflet for Socialism 2017

Click here for a four-page leaflet advertising the Socialist Party's Socialism 2017 event taking place on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November


8 September 2017

Sports Directs Broken Promises

Mike Ashley, promised last year "to ensure that all staff are treated with dignity and respect".


1 September 2017

Fawley refinery canteen strikers tell their employer: "pay up"

Women working for caterers Baxter Stanley in the canteen at the Fawley refinery (near Southampton) voted unanimously to strike over their derisory 12p pay rise


22 August 2017

Massacre in Barcelona


15 August 2017

Glasgow janitors win famous victory

Glasgow 'jannies', after an industrial action campaign lasting almost two years, have won an inspiring victory, writes Well done, the Glasgow school janitors! You won #Justice4Jannies!.


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