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Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

  Slovenian pilots strike; Paris, France rail and metro strike Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa 13 September 2019 Europe Slovenian pilots take strike action Pilots in Slovenia at Adria airways walked out for three days, from September 8 to September 10, after their collective bargaining agreement expired. More …

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Politics is about a lot more than parliament

Protests have demanded, ‘Tories out’ – we need more of this (Pic: Socialist Worker) The chaos in the British establishment has exposed the swamp that is parliament and British democracy. This week Tory leader Boris Johnson prorogued parliament—shutting it down to avoid scrutiny of his Brexit manoeuvres. And instead of …

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The fight is on at Royal Mail

Gate meetings have been a show of strength for determined Royal Mail workers (Pic: Guy Smallman) Royal Mail postal workers across Britain staged a mass show of force on Tuesday as they gear up for what their union leader called “the most important dispute in the recent history of industry …

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Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa

  UK postal strike looms; British Airways pilots and Spanish Ryanair staff to strike; South African national truck strike call on social media Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa 30 August 2019 Europe UK postal staff to be balloted for strike action Around 100,000 UK postal workers employed by …

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Postal union ballots 100,000 workers for strike action

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1053/29477 From The Socialist newspaper, 28 August 2019 photo Paul Mattsson   (Click to enlarge) Gary Clark, CWU branch secretary (personal capacity) The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has held briefings over terms and conditions, firstly jointly with Parcelforce reps and then with all the senior Royal Mail …

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Workers get ready for war with Royal Mail

Workers at a union gate meeting at Parcelforce in Preston (Pic: CWUNLC/Twitter) Postal workers in Royal Mail and Parcelforce are preparing for battle after their CWU union last week announced a national strike ballot. CWU deputy general secretary Terry Pullinger told reps at a national meeting last week to “get …

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Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell

Hundreds of people joined the Silent Walk for Grenfell in west London last Wednesday. The monthly march demands justice for the dead and survivors of the blaze that ripped through the Grenfell Tower housing block in North Kensington in 2017 (Pic: Guy Smallman) Union reps meet as post strike may …

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Bradford protest to save museums and libraries

Activists rallied to save libraries and museums in Bradford, West Yorkshire, on Saturday of last week. Two of the Labour-run council’s four museums, Bradford Industrial Museum and Bolling Hall Museum and Library, are at risk of closure under the plans outlined in the last budget. (Pic: Neil Terry) Vote for …

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