UK erupts in protest against Israel’s war

Reports from protests across the country.

Workers Power  ·  10 November 2023

Leeds cost-of-living protest gives a voice to growing resistance

By Rebecca Anderson The 1st October Enough is Enough day of action in Leeds began at 10am when a thousand people joined the picket line at the train station, spilling out into the road as we listened to the RMT speaker explain why they are striking and won’t give up, followed by chants of “Enough […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  02 October 2022

Optare workers strike against broken pay promise

Companies that cut jobs should be nationalised without compensation to their owners

Workers Power  ·  21 October 2020

Huge Turnout for Leeds Climate Protest

The march was led by school students, followed by young and older people. At its biggest march was around 8-10,000 people. We filled the whole of Briggate whilst waiting to set off on to the Headrow.

Workers Power  ·  21 September 2019

Solidarity with Leeds University Palestine activists against Fabian Hamilton’s anti-Semitism smear

Red Flag condemns Fabian Hamilton's smears and stands in solidarity with Palestine solidarity activists during Israel Apartheid Week

Workers Power  ·  20 March 2019

Holbeck’s Sex Work Zone and the socialist imperative of decriminalisation

Labour needs to commit to decriminalisation of sex work and a programme to challenge the exploitation of women

Lydia Humphries  ·  06 March 2019

Leeds antifascists confront Tommy Robinson supporters

Rob Schofield reports on the recent antifascist action in Leeds TOMMY ROBINSON supporters were sent home from Leeds with their tails between their legs on Saturday after they were met with an effective anti-fascist mobilisation. Through anti-fascist networks, the Labour Party and the trade unions 600 answered the call to oppose the fascists’ incitement of […]

Rob Schofield  ·  11 July 2018

Unite Pathology dispute update

Hospital Managers have always regarded On-call fees as expensive, but have never been prepared to take the even more expensive approach of employing enough staff to run a proper round-the-clock service. Consequently the old Out-of-Hours (OOH) question gets hauled out every few years for another fruitless run around the block. However the current attempts to […]

Workers Power  ·  22 October 2013

Pathology strike solid at Leeds NHS

By a Unite member Leeds Pathology staff took strike action for 24 hrs from 8.30am 16th July 2013 at three acute hospitals: Leeds General Inirmary, St James’ Hospital and Bradford Royal Infirmary which contracts its pathology services with Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. The strike was very successful, calling out all Unite members in Biochemistry, Blood […]

Workers Power  ·  18 July 2013

Leeds health workers set for strike action

Pathology staff in one large NHS hospital trust, mainly Unite members, have voted for industrial action against the imposition of new shift patterns to replace long standing Out-of-Hours (OOH) working arrangements. The staff balloted, mainly Biomedical Scientists and Biomedical Support Workers, voted 63% for Strike action and 84% for Action short of Strike. Pathology Management […]

Workers Power  ·  12 June 2013

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