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The Socialist issue 405: Defend Workers' Rights

The Socialist issue 405

25 August 2005

spotDefend workers rights

Gate Gourmet bosses sack 800 workers - on the picket line

Gate Gourmet bosses sack 800: “I WAS treated like a slave.” These words from one of the sacked Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow Airport sum up the brutal way these bosses treat their workers.

spotGate Gourmet – solidarity action is vital

Gate Gourmet workers on the picket line - solidarity action is vital

THE BATTLE for the re-instatement of the 800 sacked Gate Gourmet workers is proving to be a defining moment in the class struggle in Britain…

spotNo more police cover-ups

Jean Charles de Menezes: THE RECENT leaked report on the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes clearly shows what many local activists already suspected, that this was the murder of an innocent Brazilian man…

spotIraq: Bogged down in an unwinnable war

"WE ARE locked into a bogged down problem not dissimilar to where we were in Vietnam," lamented Republican Senator Chuck Hagel after US general Peter Schoomaker admitted that 100,000 troops would be…

spotGaza withdrawal: Will Sharon’s pull-out lead to ‘peace’?

The Israeli government has now demolished all the Jewish settlements in the Gaza strip, with four more in the West Bank to follow…

spotLewisham Socialist Party councillors support suspended MSPs

Socialist Party councillors Ian Page and Chris Flood have written to protest at the suspension without pay of four Scottish Socialist Party MSPs…

spotCampaign stops health closure plan

Manchester: LAUREATE HOUSE Mental Health Unit in Manchester has been saved! Campaigning pressure by patient groups – helped by the Socialist Party’s…

spotBuild Socialist Students and fight education cuts

The picture New Labour is painting for today’s FE college students is bleak…

spotRolls Royce workers vote for strike

A clear majority of workers have voted to defend their Amicus convenor Jerry Hicks who was sacked by Rolls-Royce, Bristol, for defending two of his members…

spotFirst bus company raises fares and cuts services

South Yorkshire: This time last year, Sheffield Socialist Party members were on picket lines supporting South Yorkshire First bus drivers striking for better pay…


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