A determined struggle by bin workers employed by Tower Hamlets council has ended with an improved deal for the strikers. This solid action shows the potential strength that workers everywhere have, when organised, mobilised, and united.
Unison members at Birmingham University are taking action in a struggle for decent pay and conditions. Students and lecturers should offer their full solidarity, and join forces with striking support staff in the fight against marketisation.
Thousands of union members at important industrial hubs are currently balloting for action. If successful, strikes could disrupt refineries, chemical plants, and power stations across the country next month. The lesson is clear: militancy pays!