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Fightback against Nissan pensions attack

9 July 2020

Workers at Nissan Sunderland are fighting for pension rights shorlty after celebrating the plant's long term future.They are angered at the opportunistic attack by the company and refusal to consult.

Back to school, urge paediatricians

19 June 2020

More than 1,500 paediatricians have signed a letter to the prime minister urgently calling for the government to publish a clear plan for getting all children back to school.

Start the music!

7 June 2020

The world famous Abbey Road studios started recording again on 4 June. Musicans are actively working to get back to work safely and practically.

Scrap student nursing fees, say unions

5 June 2020

Student nurses and midwives stepped up when they were needed. Their unions are calling for an end to their tuition fees. This will remove barriers to new students created in 2017 by cuts in financial support.

Borders: still out of control

24 May 2020

To go by the latest official figures on non-EU immigration, the government’s pledge take control of our borders is already worthless.

EU hopes for coronavirus extension

12 May 2020

The EU hopes the coronavirus emergency will keep Britain in its orbit. The impact of Covid-19 makes it more important there is no extension to the transition period.

Chaos and cost ahead as EU looks for more money

11 May 2020

Coronavirus is tearing the EU apart. The European Commission has a plan to grab money from members, and which threatens Britain with unknown extra costs if the Brexit transition is extended.

Celebrate May Day in song

30 April 2020

On this May Day – Friday 1 May – with workers around the world unable to gather in numbers to celebrate the day, we invite all our readers to raise a glass in solidarity and sing the traditional Communist anthem, The Internationale.

Fighting Covid-19: from north to south

30 April 2020

Stories are beginning to emerge which point to the resourcefulness and humanity of ordinary people in extraordinary times. When workers use their initiative, there is no end to what they can achieve.

Glasgow marks Workers Memorial Day

30 April 2020

Glasgow Trades Union Council marked Workers Memorial Day on 28 April by taking part in the Britain-wide “one-minute silence” tribute to those who have died in the health and caring professions during the current crisis.

PPE shortage exposes folly of relying on imports

30 April 2020

Last week Nissan started to make gowns for NHS trusts at its Sunderland plant. The development attracted wide press coverage – but in fact it is a sign of a serious problem with government policy.

Farming - The new 'land army'

Thousands applied to become agricultural and horticultural workers after appeals by government and farmers for a new “land army” to help prevent millions of tonnes of fruit and vegetables going to waste during the coming period.

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