10% off for trade unionists – we launch partnership with Elstead Hotel

Union-owned Bournemouth Hotel gives discount on production of guests' trade union membership card More »

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 »

 

Monthly Archives: April 2015

Midwives and radiographers on strike over pay

Midwives and radiographers in Northern Ireland are today on strike over pay. Members of the RCM and SoR are taking action from 8am to midday today, followed by a week’s work-to-rule from tomorrow. It is the first time in its 134-year

Supreme Court rules bosses broke law when they ignored union

UCU welcomes ruling against University of Stirling

RMT hits back at “Gestapo” jibe as Peter Hendy is forced to apologise for calling services “shit”

Union says privatisation and profiteering, not staff, has wrecked train services

“Extreme” Tory cuts will hit low-paid families with children, warns TUC

IFS analysis also shows Tories will cut taxes for the better off

“Remember the dead, fight for the living” – UK unions mark International Workers Memorial Day

The theme of this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day is removing exposure to hazardous substances

Striking lecturers refuse to take part in redundancy process

UCU members at Dundee University take action over job losses

Legacy of the Tories: living standards suffer first five-year fall on record

TUC says extreme austerity plans risk killing off recovery

BREAKING: Scottish Power workers to ballot for strike action

GMB and Unite members angry over enforced changes to their working conditions

RMT members to ballot for strike at DLR

The RMT is to ballot its members at Docklands Light Railway in two separate disputes over pay and working conditions. Reps have been involved in extensive in talks with Keolis/Amey Docklands management regarding the 2015 pay review and other issues including

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it” – Dave Prentis

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it,” Dave Prentis told a packed Save Our NHS rally in Yorkshire at the weekend. The UNISON general secretary spoke at a packed Leeds Town Hall to an audience of trade unionists,