Life is tougher under the Tories – Unite launches #GE2017 campaign

Life is tougher under the Tories – Unite launches #GE2017 campaign

Unite has launched its campaign to persuade its members to play their part in the 8 June general election. The union believes its 1.4 million members could make the difference, especially in Labour party seats being targeted by the Conservatives. Across the north of England, where the Conservative party is attempting to make inroads into More »

What do unions think of Labour’s manifesto?

What do unions think of Labour’s manifesto?

Unions say Labour's pledges offer a real opportunity to build a better Britain More »

TSSA condemns Israeli government over Lanning deportation

TSSA condemns Israeli government over Lanning deportation

Union speaks banning former PCS AGS is an attempt to undermine the democratic right of free speech More »

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate “powerful” woman trade unionist

Blue plaque unveiled to commemorate “powerful” woman trade unionist

TUC president Mary Bousted reflects on the life of campaigner Mary Macarthur More »

“He walked the walk” – remembering Bob Crow

“He walked the walk” – remembering Bob Crow

Gregor Gall previews his new biography of the former RMT leader More »

 

Monthly Archives: November 2012

Men borrow £100 a month more than women, says survey

Unite calls for Lords to tackle UK debt crisis

Bus drivers on strike today after pay is frozen despite £688m profits

More than 2,000 bus drivers from nine garages across north London are today on strike following Arriva North’s decision not to award them a percentage pay increase despite massive profits. DB Group which owns Arriva PLC made £688m in profit

Financial support “not reaching the right students,” says NUS after 23% drop in applications

Student leaders say government should 'finally admit higher education policies are having significant impact' on applications

NUJ calls on Leveson to back conscience clause to safeguard journalists

Union also argues for an independent regulatory body to provide and protect a free press

“Don’t play politics with pensions,” unions tell Scottish, Westminster governments

SNP government criticised over 'supine' decision to enforce increases in pension contributions on Scottish public sector workers