Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

Not going to #PayRise rally? Read Frances O’Grady’s message here

TUC general secretary invites people to write to their MPs to demand fair pay for public servants More »

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

The final part of our LRD series focuses on how the AEU and PCS lobby for policy changes More »

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

PCS general secretary says there has never been an important time to step up campaigning More »

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

Part two of the LRD series looks at what happened when BECTU merged with Prospect More »

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Party leader, several unions that were not Labour-affiliated have been considering their relationship with the party More »

 

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Government sided with bankers over bonuses, says TUC

O'Grady says Cameron should represent interests of electorate and economy rather than rich and powerful elite

BBC unions ballot for “Easter strike” over redundancies, bullying

BBC-wide vote for industrial action could disrupt Easter-time programme schedules

Civil servants teach Gove a lesson

PCS members at the Department of Education start work-to-rule

Guardian and Observer drops compulsory redundancies after union pressure

Newspapers agree any further job losses will be achieved by negotiation

NASUWT begins 5-day special needs strike

NASUWT members in Stoke on Trent begin strike over what union says is 'punitive' management imposed on special needs teachers

College lecturers strike over pay amid FE merger talks

Teachers at a key FE college in west of Scotland begin 'lengthy campaign' of action over pay which is set to disrupt 3-way college merger

Crossrail contractor in the dock over blacklisting

Frank Morris alleges he was sacked from Crossrail site last year for raising health and safety concerns. (Pictured: protest at Crossrail's Westbourne Park site, September 2012)

LondonMet – is the tide turning over union “witch hunt”?

UNISON and UCU branches believe suspension of 3 staff members is part of attack by university authorities after high-profile union campaign against privatisation

Unite brings food bank to Parliament to shame Cameron

Union says food banks are the product of a nasty ideology from a failed government

GMB welcomes British Gas move to create 1,000 jobs for young people

Union says move is also good for energy bills and the environment