Author Archives: Tim Lezard

“Real hope for change” – unions on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech

Jeremy Corbyn

Read Unite and GMB reaction to Labour leader's speech

Fracking ban will lead to mass unemployment, warns GMB


Calling for imported fracked gas to be stopped is campaigning for mass unemployment in central Scotland, the GMB has warned. As the first shipment of US shale gas arrived in Scotland, the union pointed out that refinery owner Ineos said

“Opposition is a cold place” – Usdaw welcomes “inspirational” Watson speech


John Hannett says you can have all the moral arguments you want but cannot put them into action if you do not win

Unite ballots for action over BMW pension plans


Union says it will fight "tooth and nail" to oppose plans to close company's final salary pension scheme

NASUWT: “We’ll have no gender equality until we stop abuse and harassment”


Union fringe meeting highlights inequality in wages and promotion prospects

Derby teaching assistants take their campaign to Labour Party conference


UNISON members on strike over £6,000 pay cut

RMT welcomes Watford derailment investigators looking into staffing issues


RMT says there must be no ducking the issue of the role played by the guards on board these trains

BREAKING: win for FBU as Manchester firefighters’ jobs saved


FBU to take part in talks with fire bosses

GMB makes a pitch for foster carers

GMB flag

Union says foster carers are joining GMB on a daily basis to fight for a fair deal and standard of living

Usdaw leader calls on M & S to recognise unions


Hannett says good employers have nothing to fear from unions