The Socialist

The Socialist 24 February 2009

Organise to defend jobs


Organise to defend jobs

Car industry in crisis: Death of jobs by a thousand cuts

Jobs protest continues

Workers march for jobs in Cardiff

Fight to save Royal Mail


What do union members get from Labour link?


Ireland: workers say 'We won't pay for your crisis'

General strike movement grips island of Guadeloupe

Kashmir: Health workers take strike action


Iran 1979: A revolution that was taken from the working class


ECB suffers Stanford hangover


Defend Yahya Al Faifi campaign

BNP bigots retreat under pressure

Greenwich: "Hands off my school"

Look at the gravy train!

Devon residents against incinerators


Leeds journalists strike against job cuts

Successful launch for United Left

Manchester Unison: Good vote for left

Protest at the Unison witch-hunt - date change

 
 

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The Socialist 24 February 2009, Organise to defend jobs

No Job Cuts

Bus workers demonstrate over pay, photo Paul Mattsson

Bus workers demonstrate over pay, photo Paul Mattsson

spot Organise to defend jobs

spotCar industry in crisis: Death of jobs by a thousand cuts

Car components firm GKN has announced the closure of two of its plants in the West Midlands. This will mean 323 direct job losses. Dave Griffiths spoke to Pete Bradley, a GKN worker and a member of the Amicus section of Unite, before the latest cuts announcement.


spotJobs protest continues

Public meeting on lessons of the Lindsey oil refinery strike with Keith Gibson (speaking) and Jerry Hicks, photo Paul Mattsson

Public meeting on lessons of the Lindsey oil refinery strike with Keith Gibson (speaking) and Jerry Hicks, photo Paul Mattsson

On Wednesday 18 February hundreds of construction workers picketed again outside Staythorpe power station, near Newark, to protest against the exclusion by Alstom of UK labour from jobs on the site, writes Keith Gibson, GMB Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) and Alistair Tice.


spotWorkers march for jobs in Cardiff

About 200 Unite and GMB members from power stations from across South Wales marched for jobs through Cardiff city centre on 21 February. This included a number of unemployed members, writes Katrine Williams, PCS Wales chair, personal capacity.


spotFight to save Royal Mail

Postal workers and our union the CWU are facing a fight. But not just about terms and conditions - it's about the survival of our union writes Gary Clark, sub area rep, Scotland no 2 branch CWU


Campaign for a New Workers Party

spot What do union members get from Labour link?

International socialist news and analysis

120,000 strong demonstration in Dublin last Saturday, called by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), photo Socialist Party Ireland

120,000 strong demonstration in Dublin last Saturday, called by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), photo Socialist Party Ireland

spot Ireland: workers say 'We won't pay for your crisis'

spot General strike movement grips island of Guadeloupe

spot Kashmir: Health workers take strike action

Marxist analysis: history

Mass demonstration in Tehran

Mass demonstration in Tehran

spot Iran 1979: A revolution that was taken from the working class

Sport

spot ECB suffers Stanford hangover

Socialist Party campaigns

Lobby of home office - Saudi trade unionist Yahya threatened with deportation, photo Dave Carr

Lobby of home office - Saudi trade unionist Yahya threatened with deportation, photo Dave Carr

spot Defend Yahya Al Faifi campaign

spot BNP bigots retreat under pressure

spot Greenwich: "Hands off my school"

spot Look at the gravy train!

spot Devon residents against incinerators

Socialist Party workplace news

spot Leeds journalists strike against job cuts

spot Successful launch for United Left

spot Manchester Unison: Good vote for left

spot Protest at the Unison witch-hunt - date change