Monthly Archives: June 2013

Teachers Step up Action

June 25 in London: A thousand London teachers, many wearing green NUT “Stand Up For Education” T-Shirts, marched past the Department of Education to a packed NUT rally.

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Pensions Bill receives Second Reading:

The Right to a Decent Standard of Living in Old Age Must Be Guaranteed! (WORKERS’ OPPOSITION) Workers’ Weekly The Pensions Bill, presented to parliament on May 9, received its second reading on June 17 and subsequently entered the committee stage. … Continue reading

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Building Resistance against Austerity

Osborne’s Government Spending Review: No to Austerity! Fight for the Alternative! The Coalition government loses no opportunity to pursue its “shock and awe” austerity programme against the working class and people. It is acting as a dictatorship with no effective … Continue reading

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Teachers Strike:

We have no choice but to win by Peter Lazenby in Manchester Schools across north-west England were paralysed today as tens of thousands of defiant teachers took strike action. The strike united Britain’s two biggest teaching unions, the National Union … Continue reading

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Brazil Struggle:

The Voice of the People Must Be Heeded – Renato Rabelo, Communist Party of Brazil (PcdoB), June 18, 2013 – The youth and popular demonstrations that are expanding and extend throughout the country have a motive — a social cause. … Continue reading

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IOW Teachers prepare support of Colleagues in the North and prepare their own actions (WORKERS’ OPPOSITION)

Last night Wed. 26th June 2013, NUT School Reps and others met in Newport and unanimously passed a motion of support for our colleagues in the North West who will be on strike in defence of Teachers’ Terms and Conditions, … Continue reading

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GKN Isle of Wight: Workers to respond to company attacks on conditions. (WORKERS’ OPPOSITION)

GKN workers on the Isle of Wight are having to invoke their union organisation to deal with a private sector assault on their terms of working. The Company has said it wishes to increase working hours to 40 and decrease … Continue reading

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