On 31st of July, Teachers from the NEU voted to accept the pay offer of 6.5%, with an increase in funding from 2.0 to 2.9 billion.
Amazon’s workers at its Coventry warehouse have successfully enrolled a majority of workers, meeting the threshold for statutory recognition by law.
A letter to our TU Group from a teacher. No favours for scabs.
British society as a whole is poorer because of the war it is waging against Russia.
Working conditions for teachers are learning conditions for students. The Workers Party stands in solidarity with all teachers who are fighting for the fair and fully funded pay deal.
The privatisation of the rail network as we all know was undertaken as a plain matter of doctrinaire capitalist ideology, not from economic necessity. This experiment has abysmally failed. The British public overwhelmingly supports the re-nationalisation of all public utilities and the entire public transport system.
Whichever way the ballot goes, the victory will belong deservedly to the members of the RMT.
Hunt wants us all to work until we are 68 years old, an increase which was already in the pipeline to be rolled out in 2046, but which he seeks to bring forward to 2035. This will affect people who are now aged 54 and under, and various charities and campaign groups have warned that this plan could throw thousands into poverty.
Full solidarity with rail cleaners taking strike action with the RMT.
Analysis suggests mothers are falling into debt to cover the cost of childcare, with one in 10 who responded to a survey on the website workingmums.co.uk saying they are in £20,000 or more worth of debt.