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Pins and Needles is without doubt the most radical musical to hit Broadway. It was a musical revue sponsored by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the cast was drawn from its members.

19 March 2017 | Notes

Oil workers have shut down all France’s refineries, dockers and railworkers have walked out againts a new labour law, while “Nuit Debout” protestors are in the streets, and the government is stirring up racism to try to divert the anger. John Mullen reports from France

25 May 2016 | In depth

Today bus workers across London are on strike for fair pay. And these strikers at Camberwell garage in south London are an early favourite for Best Picket Line 2015. Solidarity with the strikers!

5 February 2015 | Video

It’s been an interesting fortnight since the 10 July public sector strike, when around 1.5 million council workers, teachers, civil servants, firefighters, Transport for London staff and others walked out for the day.

26 July 2014 | Notes

Today – Thursday 10 July 2014 – more than 1.5 million public sector workers are on strike. They are striking against austerity and are saying “enough is enough”.

10 July 2014 | In depth

In solidarity with the 1.5 million public sector workers who are set to strike against pay freezes, pension cuts and austerity measures on Thursday 10 July, here are two videos with footage of the 1926 General Strike.

9 July 2014 | Video