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25 January 2013
Churchill cleaners are still battling against poverty pay
12 December 2012
Manchester: Greater Manchester Trades Council called a demonstration against austerity and Osborne's autumn statement, writes Paul Gerrard.
2 November 2012
RMT cleaners from across four railway networks have been taking strike action against unscrupulous employers
17 October 2012
Newcastle United football team has agreed a £24 million sponsorship deal with Wonga.com, the short-term payday loans company, writes Norman Hall, Newcastle fan.
10 September 2012
Low paid cleaners from the East Coast train line working for cleaning contractor ISS were on strike today
8 August 2012
"Who are we - RMT" and "Low Pay - No Way", were amongst the deafening chants at a protest outside the front door of Nexus, the regional transport authority
25 July 2012
Commercialism vs politics: Newcastle Pride took place on Saturday 21 July. It soon became clear that the march was going to be bigger than last year.
20 July 2012
Thirty Remploy workers formed a confident picket line across two entrances of the biggest Remploy factory in London
6 June 2012
Seventy men and women of all ages took part in the second annual Newcastle SlutWalk on 2 June, writes Lizi Gray
4 April 2012
In October 2011 Youth Fight for Jobs re-created the Jarrow March for Jobs to highlight the massive rise in youth unemployment and to bring to the attention of the country the increasing hardships that young people are facing, writes Ryan Preston, Leeds.
27 January 2012
"If Bernard gets up your nose - picket!", was the slogan on the leaflet handed out by cleaners from Churchill Contract Services who work on Tyne and Wear Metro.
6 July 2011
The 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions was a historic event
24 June 2011
'AEI - You owe us' chanted sacked workers on a demonstration outside the factory gates of AEI cables in Birtley, in Tyne and Wear
22 June 2011
Tube strike for justice: Transport union RMT members working as drivers in London Underground began a series of strikes on 19 June...
8 June 2011
"Yes means yes! No means no! Whatever we wear, wherever we go!" was the chant as women and men took to the streets of Newcastle on 4 June in a lively 'slutwalk' protest...
1 June 2011
Customer services on the East Coast Mainline are dealt with by National Express call centre workers at Baron House in Newcastle, but not for much longer if East Coast gets its way, writes Elaine Brunskill.
20 April 2011
Back in March, a group of English Defence League (EDL) thugs surrounded and intimidated Socialist Party members in Newcastle who were selling the Socialist and gathering signatures against the Con-Dems' 'austerity' package, writes A Newcastle Socialist Party member.
23 March 2011
Our Socialist Party campaigning activity at Newcastle's Monument was going well on Saturday 19 March, writes Elaine Brunskill.
16 March 2011
Newcastle College is threatening to sack 171 workers, including 124 teaching staff. Elaine Brunskill spoke to an instructor, a Unison trade union member, from the college...
9 March 2011
Over 1,000 marched through Manchester on Saturday 5 March as banners from local campaigns mingled with trade union and campaign banners from nearby towns including Salford and Bury, writes Paul Gerrard. Also reports from Liverpool, Salford, Gateshead and Newcastle
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