Author Archives: Tim Lezard

WIN! Sacked ‘fried egg’ porter reinstated

GMB Ilford Aldren Tomlinson fried egg

Sodexo left with egg on its face after GMB solidarity saves Aldren Tomlinson's job

Derby TAs announce five more days’ strike action

UNISON Derby schools strike

UNISON members to take action as talks with council break down

Gatwick workers begin strike ballot over 5p pay rise

Gatwick Airport

Unite members have three times rejected pay offers from managers

Union campaign saves Bridgend Post Office


CWU members join with the public to keep post office in the high street

RMT members vote for new Tube strike


Fleet maintenance workers unhappy at a series of broken agreements by managers

Atomic strikers head to Whitehall

Striking workers at AWE, November 2016. Pic by @JennieUnite

Unite members continue pensions action while Prospect members accept new offer

Strike looms at BMW as pensions talks continue


Unite sets out opposition to defined benefit pension scheme closure plans

Gareth Snell talks of UNISON role in Stoke by election

Gareth Snell

Labour's candidate says his trade union experience has set him in good stead

“Plaster over a gaping wound” – POA responds to “divisive” pay rise


The POA has described as “plaster over a gaping wound” plans to give a pay rise to prison officers. The government announced thousands of prison officers in jails in London and South East England would receive rise of up to

Avon fire chiefs axe 50 firefighters


Authority accused of prioritising a balanced budget over public safety