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: December 2014

Unhappy Xmas iii – retired public servants’ pensions delayed

Prospect says new computer system is to blame for delays

What are the three biggest safety concerns for builders?

UCATT survey reveals the massive safety failings that construction workers continue to face

Waterloo cleaners back out on strike in New Year

Cleaners at Waterloo Station are to strike again in the New Year in their continuing dispute over racism. The RMT members, employed by Interserve, say there has been a “comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations” concerning the victimisation and dismissal of

Cabin crew earning £9,000 a year vote for strike over pay

Unite members angry at pay offer after Japan Airline posts profits of £1 bn

Post Office strike called off

CWU members suspend action after "productive" talks with managers

BREAKING: Xmas airport strike suspended

Employer makes improved offer to Unite members

EDF workers vote for strike action over pay

GMB and Unite members "insulted" by below inflation offer

Unhappy Xmas – 250,000 people set to spend second year on the dole

TUC says government should focus on providing long-term unemployed people with proper support to move back into work rather than blaming them for the unequal jobs recovery

Unhappy Xmas – 80,000 families have benefits stopped, says union

PCS says an estimated £20 million – £250 each on average – is being withheld from unemployed and disabled people this month

When ten days’ strike action is not enough …

Unite members working at the Defence Support Group warn of further action over pay