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N30 Birmingham: 15,000 join mass city-wide protest

Around 15,000 marched in Birmingham yesterday. Huge contingents of teachers, civil servants, careworkers, nurses and local government workers from across the West Midlands defied Birmingham City Council’s plan to stop…

N30 Leeds: over 10,000 take to the streets against Tories

November 30 in Leeds saw a solid strike, with the city covered in picketlines, and a massive demonstration and rally of 10,000 or more, the biggest trade union demo in…

Manchester: a whole city behind the strikes

It seemed that everywhere you turned in Manchester city centre there was a picket line somewhere – and the strikes were strong too. Even very large workplaces recorded few staff…

Sparks blockade Balfour Beatty at Blackfriars Bridge

This morning electricians in London took the fight against pay cuts and deskilling to the largest company behind the attack on their terms and conditions – Balfour Beatty. 300 sparks…

Global occupation movement sets up camp on steps of St Paul’s in London

Up to 5,000 people rallied to the call to occupy the London Stock Exchange last Saturday. Although police blocked an early attempt to enter the precincts of the temple of…

Electricians protests: Pickets hold strong at Carrington Paper Mill

Several minibusses full of construction workers  refused to cross the picket lines at the unfinished Carrington Paper Mill today. This was despite a management organised meeting the day before warning…

Construction workers occupy Oxford Street – now its time to strike!

Electricians organised another militant protest in their battle over pay and conditions – it shows the kind of attitude we need to win, writes Mark Booth…

Sparks promise wildcat strike wave

 An angry meeting of electricians fighting a 35 per cent cut to their pay pledged to escalate their campaign into wildcat strike action on Saturday. Sparks from across the country…

400 Electricians escalate action at Kings’ Cross

  This morning, Wednesday 28 September, the second London demonstration of electricians and supporters with official backing from Unite the Union took place.  Billy McKean was there…

Construction workers escalate action – Invade Crossrail site and Blockade Tyne Tunnel

The construction workers campaign against vicious attacks on their JIB (Joint Industry Board) terms and conditions is escalating. Today 200 construction workers held a protest outside Farringdon Crossrail site, then…