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13 November 2019

Frimley NHS Trust strikes: Health workers walkout against privatisation

Facilities staff at Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals in Berkshire, and at Frimley Park in Surrey (members of Unite, Unison and GMB trade unions) will strike on 18 and 19 November, in an escalation of their campaign to stay in the National Health Service (NHS).

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6 November 2019

UCU votes for pay and pension strikes

The University and College Union (UCU) has decisively voted to back strike action in two separate ballots over pensions, pay and conditions in higher education.

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6 November 2019

Elections, strikes and revolutions: Socialism '19 - daring to fight

"Just two words: At last!" This year's Socialism event - Socialism 2019, came as the parliamentary logjam finally burst apart into a general election.

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23 October 2019

Catalonia: Draconian prison sentences of independence leaders provokes mass protests and strikes

The attempt to crush the aspirations of the majority of Catalans for self-determination by the Spanish state - now headed by the Psoe-led government of prime minister Pedro Sánchez - has not succeeded but instead has ignited widespread anger.

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15 October 2019

Flooring workers strike, Derbyshire

More than 70 production workers at Forbo Flooring UK in Ripley, Derbyshire began a series of 48-hour strikes on Tuesday 15 October

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Climate protest in Newcastle, 20.9.19, photo Elaine Brunskill

25 September 2019

4m on climate strikes as workers join students

Thousands of cities across 150 countries held protests.

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London: Showing solidarity with workers and youth on the mass demonstrations in Chile. 26.10.19

London: Showing solidarity with workers and youth on the mass demonstrations in Chile. 26.10.19

11 September 2019

London: Showing solidarity with workers and youth on the mass demonstrations in Chile. 26.10.19

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11 September 2019

Climate strikes: trade union round-up

Campaigning for trade union action on the climate crisis

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4 September 2019

Marches, blockades, strikes, occupations... How can protests win?

The Tories are still in office and working-class people continue to face attacks on living standards. What can be done to change all this?

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14 August 2019

Summer of airline industry strikes against low pay and worsening conditions

August has seen a number of strikes threatened in the airline industry, in particular at Heathrow Airport but also at Gatwick Airport and potential industrial action by British Airways and Ryanair pilots. Strikes at Gatwick and Heathrow have been suspended because of improved offers.

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31 July 2019

July climate strikes: link up with the workers' movement

On 19 July, members of the Socialist Party and Socialist Students braved the rain outside parliament to support school students striking against climate change

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26 June 2019

Come to the 2019 NSSN conference

The conference on 6 July is a fantastic opportunity to coordinate the union fightback

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26 June 2019

How can we build workers' action to support the climate strikes?

The idea of a 'general strike' has caught hold among layers of activists

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12 June 2019

Scottish airport strikes - fight for better pay and pensions

Hundreds of Unite trade union members at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports are striking to defend pensions and for better pay.

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23 May 2019

4 June - Walk out against Trump! Climate criminal not welcome

The monthly climate actions have been hugely successful with tens of thousands of students walking out of British schools, colleges and universities

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24 April 2019

Strikes against poverty pay and job losses - vote Yes in pay ballot

There are just a few more days until the PCS pay ballot closes

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17 April 2019

Newham bin workers ballot for strikes

Refuse workers employed by Newham Council in east London could have lost more than £20,000 each in the last decade in a dispute over grading.

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16 April 2019

Vital local strikes and a national pay ballot - vote for a fighting leadership

Huge attacks face workers represented by union PCS

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3 April 2019

Socialist change not climate change

Young people are taking up mass protest action as a means of defending our planet from the ravages of environmental destruction.

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27 March 2019

Climate strike reports

Millions of students walked out against climate change again on 15 March - here we carry some additional reports from the day...

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