Support the striking rail workers! Defend the right to strike!

The Workers Party of Britain denounces Network Rail’s plan to cut up to 2,500 rail jobs, condemns transport secretary Grant Shapps threat to criminalise strikes and welcomes the overwhelming mandate for national strike action delivered by an RMT ballot of over 40,000 rail workers. A magnificent 89 percent voted for strike action on a turn out of 71 percent.

Victory to the rail workers!

jobs and congratulates the RMT for balloting over 40,000 of its members for strike action. Workers whose jobs are threatened include those who maintain tracks, signals and overhead lines. The RMT is to ballot its members in fifteen train operating companies, including LNER, Chiltern, Avanti, Cross Country and South Western.

TU Group Statement on boycott of Russian oil tanker in Orkney

Trade Union Group statement on boycott of Russian oil tanker in Orkney. The photo (above) depicts the scene of the Trade Union House in Odessa, where trade unionists were burntContinue reading “TU Group Statement on boycott of Russian oil tanker in Orkney”