Liverpool council has recently approved a round of cuts to vital services in the city, including the closure of all physical One Stop Shops, with a promise to keep the services going through telephone and online services only.
Despite rising unemployment, 53% of councils in England have proposed raising council tax bills by the maximum amount of 5%, attempting to balance their budgets on the back of the working class.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the ‘fire and rehire’ stunt being pulled by Go North West and salutes the example being set by the striking Manchester bus drivers.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns Cammell Laird’s plans to make shipyard workers redundant and further casualise the workforce at Birkenhead.
The Workers Party of Britain strongly condemns the practice of fire and rehire, which has raised its ugly head again, this time in Manchester.
Mixed signals from government and employers are putting lives in jeopardy. The Workers Party of Britain deplores this dangerous inconsistency in instructions being given to rail workers in areas identified as breeding grounds for the highly infectious covid South African variant.
Every worker should back the DHL workers based in Portal Way, Liverpool.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the plan by Pilkingon to renege on the pay settlement it concluded with its workers and welcomes Unite’s decision to call a strike ballot over the issue.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the threat by aerospace giant Rolls Royce to halt production of its Trent Engine blades at its BarnoldswIck plant in Lancashire, robbing 350 workers of their jobs and dealing another sickening blow to Britain’s fast eroding manufacturing base.
Despite having worked throughout the pandemic, at a risk to themselves and their families, six of the 28 drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK, based at the oil refinery in Stanlow, near Ellesmere Port, are to be sacked by the company.