Industrial

Save Port Talbot: strike and occupy for nationalisation

3,000 jobs are under threat at Tata Steel. The fight will have consequences across the whole industry.

Andy Yorke  ·  12 March 2024

Sharon Graham: a mid-term report

Halfway through Graham’s first term, we look at the general secretary’s record and the limits of her return to ‘pure’ trade unionism.

Workers Power  ·  11 March 2024

Train drivers’ union repels first test of new anti-strike law

Has threat of escalating strike action turned Minimum Service law into 'a paper tiger'?

Workers Power  ·  02 March 2024

Northern Ireland: escalate public sector strike

By Bernie McAdam OVER 150,000 public sector workers went on strike on Thursday 18 January in the biggest strike action the ‘Northern Ireland’ state has ever seen. Workers from 16 trade unions involving public transport, education, health and the civil service walked out for the day over an outstanding pay award. A near General Strike […]

Workers Power  ·  02 February 2024

Obituary: Dave Lewis (1959–2024)

Dave Lewis, revolutionary socialist and founder of Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners

Workers Power  ·  31 January 2024

PCS elections: Low turnout shows union activists must organise

The defeat of PCS’s cost-of-living pay strikes dominated the election.

PCS Activists  ·  17 January 2024

Tesla strike in Sweden: Organise for victory and control of the unions

Tesla is on the defensive in Sweden in the face of this union show of power.

Workers Power  ·  17 January 2024

Unison rank and file want to get organised

Unison is at a crossroads.

Workers Power  ·  15 November 2023

PCS: Vote Lloyd and Moloney, but rank and file must organise to break with Broad Leftism

By PCS activists Members of the civil servants’ union PCS will vote to elect their general secretary and assistant general secretary in November. The contest is between the ruling Left Unity faction candidates Fran Heathcote for general secretary and Paul O’Conner for assistant general secretary, and Marion Lloyd (Socialist Party) and incumbent AGS John Moloney […]

PCS Activists  ·  14 November 2023

Organise a workers boycott of Israel

Palestinian trade unions have issued a call for solidarity from the international labour movement.

KD Tait  ·  13 November 2023

For workers’ sanctions against Israel’s war

Fight for workers' control to stop UK complicity in the occupation

Workers Power  ·  27 October 2023

How can the health strikes win?

An unprecedented seven days of strike action over 16 days by consultants and junior doctors.

KD Tait  ·  15 October 2023

A tale of three rank-and-file conferences

How can we build a rank and file movement?

Rob Schofield  ·  13 October 2023

Royal Mail: workers can counter attacks at the grassroots

Bosses walk all over deal as union leaders dither.

Pete Thompson  ·  29 September 2023

Royal Mail bosses line up to cut public service

After months of residents complaining about letters going undelivered for days or even weeks, and workers leaking photos of frames full of undelivered mail, the regulator Ofcom has declared a review of the Universal Service Obligation. The USO is a legal obligation, held by Royal Mail, dictating quality of service requirements. For instance, 93% of […]

A CWU Rep  ·  28 September 2023

Health strikes: future of NHS at stake

The Tories can't be trusted with the NHS. But there can be no holding back for Labour.

Workers Power  ·  19 September 2023

Industrial bulletin: How can health strikes win?

Industrial bulletin for 19-22 September

Workers Power  ·  19 September 2023

Workers in action: doctors, bus drivers, traffic wardens

NHS: doctors coordinate

Workers Power  ·  16 September 2023

St Mungo’s: Lessons for all rank and file activists

Over 800 workers at the homeless charity St Mungo’s have voted to end their three-month all out strike.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  15 September 2023

Workers Summit: The SWP, the rank & file and the revolutionary party

Under pressure from rank and file activity most of the revolutionary socialist groups turned left, workers power argues now is the time to unite all who want to develop a rank and file strategy.

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 September 2023

After the strike wave, what next for the rank and file?

The 2022-2023 strike wave, despite its impressive size, failed to achieve what was possible for workers. George Banks argues the rank and file needs organisation and unity.

George Banks  ·  14 September 2023

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