Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mordaunt flees fire station opening:

Credit: Unite the Resistance  Richard Bagley , Morning Star Minister’s car beset by furious firefighters HAPLESS Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt had to flee an official fire station opening yesterday when furious firefighters forced her car to turn back. The Portsmouth … Continue reading

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Important Meeting held between Solent L.E.P and IOW Trades Councils.

A cordial meeting between the Trades Unions and SLEP was held last night in Newport. Representative for the L.E.P was Richard Jones, who presented the case for the enterprise partnership and highlighted their policy and activities. Key to this presentation … Continue reading

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Opposing Nazism at the UN:

Canada Joins U.S. and Ukraine in Voting Against Anti-Nazi Resolution The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee passed a resolution on November 21 condemning attempts to glorify Nazism and Nazi ideology and the denial of German Nazi war crimes. The Resolution … Continue reading

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NHS Workers Strike today on the Isle of Wight:

Picket outside St Mary’s Hospital NHS workers on the Isle of Wight have joined the national action on a four-hour strike this morning. It follows similar strike action last month. The picket line swelled as others joined in like the … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Policies on Women

Cuba’s policies on women highlighted at ECLAC meeting SANTIAGO DE CHILE.—Cuba’s advances in the sphere of gender equality reinforced by government policies, were highlighted on November 19 by Alejandrina Germán, president of the Regional Conference on Women, which took place … Continue reading

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Concerning the Workers’ Movement and Education

At the 146th Annual Trades Union Congress held from September 7-10 this year, two composite motions were passed concerning education. This was set within the context of what the delegates identified as the appalling squeeze on living standards throughout Britain … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover Workers Reject Company’s Attempts to Impose a Settlement

Jaguar Land Rover workers, in a consultative ballot, practically unanimously rejected JLR’s pay “offer”, which the car maker sought to impose on the workforce. Of the 12,881 workers across JLR’s five plants, 96 per cent voted to reject the offer … Continue reading

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