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Bust the bosses – not the unions

Protesters picketed the BFK (Bam-Ferrovial-Kiers) Leeds Arena construction site this morning, demanding the reinstatement of workers sacked for trade union activities. The company, subcontracted by Crossrail, has been fiercely resisting…

Leeds TUC meeting to build for 20 October a success

Leeds Workers Power report…

London Met: thousands face deportation in racist crackdown

JUST WEEKS after London was touted as a multicultural paradise during the Olympics, international students at London Metropolitan University have been told to find a new university place or face deportation.…

Leeds Remploy strike a success

Leeds Remploy strike a success

A fantastic strike took place at the Remploy factory in Leeds on Thursday, reports Paul Silson.…

Remploy strike: a great first step in the fight for jobs

Leaflet given out at Leeds Remploy factory picket line on 19 July 2012…

London Bus drivers win Gold in Olympic bonus dispute

In a dramatic turn of events on the eve of the second London bus strike, the employers appear to have conceded.  Clearly the private bus operators and Tory Mayor Boris…

London Bus strike shakes bosses and Boris

Today’s strike saw hundreds of bus drivers from 17 companies putting on some of the biggest and most militant pickets seen in recent years. Up to 25,000 drivers are on…

Demo silences war criminal Rajapakse

By Peter Main Hundreds of demonstrators have prevented Sri Lanka’s President Rajapakse from addressing a business meeting in the heart of the City of London. He had been due to…

Olympic folly

By Rix Bragg This summer London will play host to the 30th Olympiad, a sporting extravaganza touted as a showcase of the best of British, as providing unparalleled opportunities for…

NUT and NASUWT launch joint campaign

By Bernie McAdam, Sandwell NUT Teachers’ unions NUT and NASUWT have announced a joint campaign to defend pensions and protect pay, working conditions and jobs. Teachers will be balloted both…