Following a lengthy fight in the House of Lords, The Strikes Act 2023 has become law. This "appalling" restriction on the the right to strike must be reversed, writes John Hendy KC & Prof. Keith Ewing.
Kate Osborne tackles the reactionary last week of parliament that's seen legislative attacks on migrants and trade unionists, and the government' ramp up it's "war on woke."
The Government's strike-breaking agency worker regulations have been ruled unlawful in the High Courts, after a successful legal challenge by trade unions.
"While the political landscape at this time can look particularly bleak, this weekend at the Gala once again reignited my energy & determination to make this a better country" - Ian Lavery MP.
Arise Festival 2023 opened with an online rally in defence of our right to resist, with leading voices of opposition to the Tories authoritarian clampdown.
“There’s a comprehensive assault on basic civil liberties" - Logan Williams writes on defending our Right to Resist ahead of the opening rally of Arise Festival 2023.
“The richest one per cent pocketed 66 per cent of all new wealth created since the pandemic began. Just 10 individuals now have more wealth than the poorest three billion people on earth” - Jon Trickett MP
"This legislation is yet another attack on our communities and on the most vulnerable. We see through the Tories lies and spin. We do not need minimum service level legislation."
The Tory Strikes Bill is making it's way through parliament despite mass opposition in the streets, at picket lines and in the House of Lords. George Binette writes on the defence of the right to strike.
"Every union member is under attack from these new laws. We must defend the right to strike" - the TUC's emergency demo takes place on Monday, May 22nd.