Media barons launch offensive on rail staff
Monday 19th Dec 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
UNITE general secretary Len McCluskey is to stand as a candidate in the union’s leadership election next year, it was announced yesterday.
The April 2017 date of the election of Unite’s general secretary has been brought forward to coincide with the ballot for executive...
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Trade unions need to reach out to the people we have lost or left behind, writes TRISH LAVELLE
Saturday 26th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
DAVE MOXHAM writes on why Scottish trade unions need to increase their influence and collective bargaining powers
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016
TOM UNTERRAINER explores how trade unionists can press for arms conversion in the face of government reluctance to abandon militarism
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
Unions slam global privatisation drive
Saturday 15th Oct 2016
posted by Ben Chacko in World
TRADE unionists will march through Barnsley today in support of the “Kinsley Three” — three Yorkshire school cleaners on permanent strike against pay cuts, writes Peter Lazenby.
Leslie Leake, Marice Hall and Karen McGee are cleaners at Kinsley Academy in...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
THOUSANDS of trade unionists and their families visited the “workers’ stately home” Wortley Hall yesterday for the annual South Yorkshire Festival.
Music from brass bands and political speakers entertained the guests, along with 100 stalls run by trade unions and...
Monday 15th Aug 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
WELSH trade union members and politicians joined descendants of Dic Penderyn yesterday to commemorate the execution of Wales’s first trade union martyr and the events leading up to the Merthyr Rising.
The annual march and memorial service at a church in Aberavon took place as the...
MP accuses firm of anti-BFAWU intimidation
Saturday 13th Aug 2016