Fri, 21/04/2023 - 19:55

By Amanda Katz / Labor Notes When Los Angeles educators joined school support staff on the picket lines last month, our solidarity strike helped them clinch a contract with a 30 percent raise. Riding that wave, yesterday educators reached a tentative agreement of our own, with a 21 percent raise, smaller classes, and improved staffing. Superintendent Alberto […]

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Mon, 27/03/2023 - 09:49
State submits no evidence in persecution of workers as trial collapses in farce The prosecution of the so-called ‘GMB three’ has collapsed in farce. The three had been arrested last May charged with wilful obstruction of the highway under the Thatcherite 1980 Highways Act anti-strike law after attempting to ask drivers not to cross their […]
Sun, 26/02/2023 - 22:58
Drivers claim they were conned into voting for below-inflation package trumped by Unite general secretary as big win, according to WSWS Sharon Graham has been slammed by bus drivers for claiming Unite won them an 18% pay rise – and for her reps deceiving them into voting for a deal in fact worth much less […]
Mon, 06/02/2023 - 07:53

‘It needs to be understood how governments have facilitated inequality in the world. Billionaires don’t happen naturally. The rules by which a country’s economy operates is controlled by governments. If …

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Thu, 02/02/2023 - 06:43
City comes out in solidarity with workers resisting continued Tory attack on their class, wages, rights and living standards As striking workers around the country – including teachers, nurses, rail workers, civil servants, posties and more – enjoyed high levels of public support today despite the spin and slant of the ‘mainstream’ media, thousands turned […]