A RIGHTWINGER who challenged Len McCluskey for the leadership of Unite has been sacked by the union, he said yesterday.
Unite West Midlands secretary Gerard Coyne claimed he had been disciplined for an “alleged technical data breach” which had “damaged Unite-Labour...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
UNIONS have launched a second front against the embattled Tory government by calling for a 5 per cent pay increase for more than 1.6 million public-sector workers.
Unite, Unison and the GMB — Britain’s three biggest unions — also want the lowest paid local government...
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Peter Lazenby
MAKERS of Rolls-Royce and Mini cars threw out plans to worsen their pensions yesterday.
The British workers rejected plans by Germany-based BMW, which owns the iconic brands, to replace their final-salary pension scheme with a defined contributions scheme in a...
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BRITISH construction workers will protest in Denmark today against a firm that they accuse of undercutting wages and conditions on construction sites in Britain.
Activists from the Unite and GMB unions plant to targeted the offices of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the investment...
Bosses exploit imported workers on poverty pay at energy plants in Yorkshire and Kent
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
THOUSANDS of workers employed by Japanese technology firm Fujitsu will strike this week for the fifth time in defence of jobs, pensions and union recognition.
The firm is planning to sack or “offshore” 10 per cent of its 18,000-strong workforce in Britain.
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
BRITAIN’S construction industry has taken a turn for the worse, prompting unions to press the government for urgent investment in the country’s infrastructure.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that construction output was down 1.7 per cent in February,...
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
Unite frontrunner pledges to investigate claims that officials shopped militants
Monday 19th Dec 2016
FILM-MAKER Ken Loach threw his weight behind Len McCluskey yesterday in Unite’s upcoming leadership election.
The director of I, Daniel Blake and other films taking a stand against social injustice said incumbent general secretary Mr McCluskey would best equip the union to...
Unite leader will continue fight for Labour
Saturday 17th Dec 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain