Workplace, Trade Unions, Strikes

CWU reballot: vote yes and restore the strike!

By Pete Thompson WORKERS IN Royal Mail and Parcelforce took 18 days of strike action last year against bosses’ plans to hold down pay and rip up terms and conditions […]

Workers Power  ·  23 January 2023

All out on 1 February!

THE WORKING class is facing the most serious attack on its living standards since the introduction of austerity after the financial crisis of 2007–8. Workers have responded with the biggest […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

Organise the rank and file

THE STRIKES that have dominated the headlines for six months represent a decade of pent-up anger.Millions of workers, especially in the public sector, have seen their real take-home pay collapse […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

We need a general strike to stop new anti-strike laws

RISHI SUNAK’S new anti-strike Bill aims to make any effective strike on the railways, in hospitals or in schools illegal, by requiring unions to negotiate ‘minimum service levels’ with their […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

Defend workers’ incomes against inflation

INFLATION HAS reached its highest level since the 1980s. The November rate for the UK was 10.67%. Between September 2021 and September 2022, food prices increased by 14.5 percent. At […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

Rebuilding our movement

AS IMPORTANT as they are, these strikes are not the immediate answer for the whole working class. Given weak levels of unionisation and strikes in Britain since the 1980s and […]

Workers Power  ·  16 January 2023

PCS: Targeted strikes are not enough

Branches have called on the NEC to bring all members out in January.

PCS Activists  ·  18 December 2022

UCU: 70,000 join university strikes

The UCU took action in 150 universities in November.

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  17 December 2022

How can postal workers break the deadlock?

We must escalate to all out.

A CWU Rep  ·  17 December 2022

Suspended CWU rep speaks out: the union must fight for our reinstatement

Royal Mail has suspended at least 100 CWU reps.

A CWU Rep  ·  17 December 2022

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