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8 January 2020
Almost the first act of Boris Johnson's new government was to use the Queen's Speech to prepare new anti-trade union legislation. So much for Boris trying to portray himself as pro-worker. This will be a government of and for the rich, against the working class.
19 December 2019
13 November 2019
As MPs move onto the general election campaign trail, increasing numbers of workers are moving onto the picket lines.
13 November 2019
On 12 November, McDonald's workers at six restaurants in south London took strike action, and protests took place in towns and cities around the country, as part of the fast food workers' global day of action.
3 July 2019
General union Unite's 2019 rules conference made some important steps forward but missed opportunities to develop member participation. It also passed amendments that could be dangerous to the left in the future.
6 June 2019
The closure of the Bridgend engine plant is to be closed after nearly 40 years of production.
5 June 2019
This year's NSSN conference takes place as the Tory crisis reaches a new stage
15 May 2019
Car workers in Swindon are reeling from the confirmation that the Honda plant will close
20 March 2019
Meeting discusses fight to win other disputes and save services in the city
20 February 2019
Hundreds of Birmingham bin workers took strike action to protest against secret payments to workers who did not take part in the 2017 bin strike.
6 February 2019
The Socialist Party's North West region held a very successful conference on Saturday 2 February, with nearly 50 members attending from across the region
30 January 2019
34 delegates attended in the recent East Midlands Socialist Party conference in Nottingham to discuss the political situation and prospects for building the party in 2019.
12 September 2018
The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) rally at the Trade Union Congress was a meeting of over 200 working class militants sharing their experiences to best fight the Tories, the bosses and their austerity.
22 August 2018
20 August 2018
The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions.
11 July 2018
"I'm sick and tired of hearing that the trade union movement is on its way out," declared Linda Taaffe in opening the conference
20 June 2018
Unite the Union has agreed to affiliate to the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN)
23 May 2018
Heavy security presence and a profusion of steel fencing didn't deter angry, vocal pickets striking for decent pay at Tesco Dagenham distribution centre on 17-18 May.
9 May 2018
National strike action is possible if the unions build a real fighting campaign for it.
13 December 2017
Hundreds of construction workers took part in the national day of action against blacklisting on 6 December called by Unite the Union
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