Unite Activists Protest in Fight for Motorway Workers’ Sick Pay
photo: Unite Basingstoke protest in support of Kier motorway workers

On Wednesday, August 18, Unite activists held a protest in support of key workers employed by construction company Kier, who keep the South East’s motorway network operational. The protest was held at the company’s offices over the refusal to pay sick pay to the key workers.

25 Aug 2021 - 18:49 by WDNF Workers Movement |

Dray Drivers Prepare for Strike Action as More Workers Demand a Bigger Claim on the Product

Around 1,000 draymen, who deliver brands such as Heineken and are responsible for about 40 per cent of deliveries to pubs, are to walk out in the first of two 24-hour strikes. The first 24-hour strike will start 10am on Tuesday, August 24, with the second commencing from 10am on Thursday, September 2, according to Unite. This will be accompanied by an overtime ban and work to rule starting on August 24 and continuing to Monday, November 15.

23 Aug 2021 - 17:40 by WDNF Workers Movement |

Royal Parks workers begin two weeks of strike action
Dismantling discrimination

Photo: UVW union

August 16, 2021 Written by Jamal Elaheebocus, Counterfire

19 Aug 2021 - 09:13 by WDNF Workers Movement |

NHS workers protest and prepare for industrial action, What we need is decent pay.
photo: GMB protest at St Georges Hospital. credit: Yonas Makoni

August 17, 2021 Written by Yonas Makoni, Counterfire

NHS workers rallied outside hospitals on Tuesday as unions hold ballots for possible industrial action against the government's derisory pay offer.

19 Aug 2021 - 08:06 by WDNF Workers Movement |

Nine Palestinian detainees continue hunger strikes for freedom

16 August 2021

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network urges all supporters of Palestine to take action to support these Palestinian hunger strikers and all Palestinian prisoners struggling for freedom, for their own lives and for the Palestinian people. They are confronting the system of Israeli oppression on the front lines, with their bodies and their lives, to bring the system of administrative detention to an end. Take action to stand with the hunger strikers and the struggle for liberation of Palestine, from the river to the sea!

17 Aug 2021 - 11:33 by WDNF International |

Afghanistan, The Deadly Cost of Occupation

Boris Johnson is recalling parliament on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The debate will see grandstanding on all sides and a failure to acknowledge that 20 years of western war and occupation in Afghanistan has been a total and utter failure. But the truth is there for all to see.

Stop the War Coalition is asking supporters to join them in Parliament Square at 9am on Wednesday to demand that our politicians recognise that the war in Afghanistan was a catastrophe that must not be repeated.

See full article for Stop the War Statement on the Situation in Afghanistan

16 Aug 2021 - 11:27 by WDNF Peoples Movement |

75th Anniversary of the Independence of India
August 15, 1947

Photo of arrival of farmers at the Singhu border in Delhi, marking Indian Independence Day with tractor rallies and protests.

16 Aug 2021 - 10:29 by WDNF RCPB(ML) |