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.
On a ballot with an 84 per cent turn out, 94 per cent of Unite Airbus members voted for strike action.
An important moment in trade union history will now be marked by a blue plaque commemorating the 1888 matchgirls’ strike in east London. It is one of 14 blue plaquesContinue reading “Plaque to honour the match girls strike”
The Workers Party of Britain warmly welcomes the decision by hundreds of hospital porters, guards, catering staff and cleaners to go on strike for the first two weeks of February.Continue reading “Support the Barts strikers!”