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28 August 2019
Workers at a Matalan warehouse and distribution centre in Knowsley, Merseyside have taken strike action against a proposed pay deal.
5 December 2018
Five walk-in centres across Wirral are set to be closed, with another four under threat in Liverpool.
23 November 2018
Cammell Lairds workers in Birkenhead walked out at the start of their overtime ban
29 August 2018
The Labour-controlled Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority planned to close four stations in Merseyside during nighttimes. But they have now backed down on the closure of two.
6 July 2018
Firefighters on Merseyside are resisting devastating cuts being implemented by the Labour-run fire authority
21 March 2018
An independent report into the A&E department in Arrowe Park hospital on the Wirral has condemned the NHS trust for a culture of bullying
7 March 2018
Saturday 3 March saw another solid strike across the Arriva Northern and Merseyrail railway franchises by guards
10 November 2017
Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down
1 September 2017
Another rock-solid strike marked the first of three more days' action on Merseyrail
6 May 2017
Roger Bannister standing for TUSC polled almost 8,000 first-preference votes for the city region mayor
3 May 2017
TUSC Mersey metro mayoral candidate Roger Bannister debated in the studio with other candidates on the BBC's Sunday Politics North West programme
19 April 2017
The RMT transport workers' union has made a direct appeal to Steve Rotheram MP, the Labour candidate in the Mersyside 'metro-mayor' contest, to guarantee that there will be a second safety-critical crew member aboard every Merseyrail train
8 May 2015
In spite of the virtual media black-out for TUSC, which belied the promises made by media spokespeople before the election campaign started, encouraging results for TUSC are being reported
10 July 2013
Iain Duncan Smith recently declared the bedroom tax had proven to be "a great success"
8 July 2013
A press release from Merseyside Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).
22 May 2013
Around 40 delegates gathered at the Unite union building in Liverpool on 18 May to set up a federation to coordinate anti-bedroom tax groups across Merseyside, writes Andy Ford.
22 February 2013
The election of Peter Glover to a vacant NUT executive seat is a victory for the union's left and for all calling for action to defeat Gove's attacks
24 September 2012
As recently reported in the Socialist, Knowsley's 100% Labour-run council plans to become a "commissioning council". Commissioning is privatisation!
6 June 2012
Across Merseyside, PCS members employed in job centres took strike action between 6th and 8th June. PCS branch secretary Steve Bramwell explained: "Management want to reduce staffing levels in job centres...
7 March 2012
Locked out Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MMP) workers in Merseyside have voted decisively for continued action in their dispute, writes Harry Smith.
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