WW archive > Issue 301 - 26 August 1999
Quake hits workers
Dialogue; Right conclusion; Unfair; Chemical diet; Support Iranian students
Ireland and the British-Irish
Communists and left splits
Livingstone and London Independent Labour
Could Steve Hedley have kept his job?
In July 1998 over 100 maintenance workers took strike action in defence of sacked RMT shop steward Steve Hedley. The strike was defeated and Hedley remained sacked. With trade union struggles at an all-time low and strike figures at the lowest level ever recorded, it would seem that, at the moment, the employers are ‘too strong’. The case of Steve Hedley would appear to back such views. But did it? Mark Metcalf gives his opinion
‘Official communists’ open up
Will Robert Griffiths be the death of the CPB?
Politics and money
Simon Harvey of the SLP
Good news, bad news
Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund