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17 July 2019
Unite the Union members employed by Newham Council in its housing repairs service have agreed dates for the start of strike action. This follows a 100% yes vote in the ballot.
5 December 2018
Stagecoach bosses have been let off the hook. They should have been jailed for corporate manslaughter.
21 November 2018
No one expects to die at work, no one should have to. But under capitalism the harsh reality is that private profit often outweighs worker safety.
14 September 2018
An interview with the POA DGS Joe Simpson
8 March 2018
The delivery of new, hybrid boats will make a number of jobs on the ferry no longer necessary
24 January 2018
No charges to residents! Cladding off now!: Residents in the 'Citiscape' housing complex in Croydon, south London, have learnt that tests revealed the cladding on their block poses the same fire hazard as Grenfell Tower.
27 September 2017
Leicester Socialist Party and the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) attended an emergency branch meeting for workers from Tulip, a food processing plant in Coalville. The members present on 24 September voted unanimously to ballot for industrial action due to a series of abuses by their employers.
30 August 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors
9 August 2017
Birmingham bin workers are angry that their council has forced them into more action
30 June 2017
Bin workers across Birmingham left work to begin the first in a series of strikes
15 February 2017
It appears very likely that fracking is about to start in England in 2017
1 February 2017
The Guardian and BBC news have exposed garment manufacturers in Leicester employing thousands of workers on £3 an hour, less than half the minimum wage.
14 December 2016
In the latest shocking revelations about online retail giant Amazon, accused of "intolerable working conditions," workers were apparently found sleeping in tents near its Glasgow depot.
12 December 2016
130 Doncaster waste transfer workers struck on 12 December over a 'draconian' management style and the victimisation and sacking of two colleagues.
15 November 2016
The last issue of the Socialist published an article by a prison officer detailing the reasons for the crisis in the prisons and calling for action. On 15 November action was taken.
9 November 2016
The latest national statistics on safety in our prison system were released recently. These quarterly figures have been breaking records and setting new "unprecedented highs" systematically since 2010 - a year which 'coincidentally' ties in with the culling of 7,000 prison officers' jobs.
26 October 2016
Hundreds of construction electricians crowded into the main conference room at Unite's national headquarters on 19 October to hammer out an action plan on the massive Crossrail project - the biggest publicly-financed scheme in Western Europe.
19 October 2016
50th anniversary: It's a name as resonant with tragedy for working class people in South Wales as Hillsborough is for Liverpool.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
28 September 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including pension plunderers and coaster crimes.
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