A Christmas strike by drivers who deliver goods for retail giant Argos was suspended yesterday after the firm offered a new pay deal.
Unite union members employed by Wincanton were due to walk out for three days, but will now vote on an offer aimed at resolving the dispute.
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew overwhelmingly backed strike action yesterday over “indefensible” pay packets of just £12,000.
Their union Unite said its members backed walkouts by 4-1, raising the threat of disruption to flights. The dispute involves cabin crew who have...
Unite needs a general secretary who is willing to stand up and fight for workers’ rights rather than merely appealing to employers to treat us nicely, writes GRAHAM STEVENSON
Wednesday 14th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
A RIGHTWINGER challenging Len McCluskey for the leadership of Labour’s largest affiliate suggested yesterday that the union should stop “dabbling in politics.”
Unite’s Midlands regional secretary Gerard Coyne said the current general secretary Mr McCluskey...
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Crucial elections within super-union Unite, Momentum and Labour itself will help keep Corbynistas fighting fit for the general election, writes CHARLEY ALLAN
Monday 12th Dec 2016
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell was among Labour MPs who joined a pop-up foodbank at Parliament yesterday to raise money and food for starving families over Christmas.
General union Unite’s Hope Not Hunger campaign intends to raise much-needed cash ahead of the busiest time of...
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
UNITE will solicit donations to a foodbank charity outside Parliament today to help feed more than 130,000 hungry mouths this Christmas.
The pop-up stall is part of the union’s Hope not Hunger Christmas appeal, which has already raised thousands of pounds in donations to the...
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
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...
Unions call for part-nationalisation of industry
Monday 21st Nov 2016
TONY BURKE looks back on a notorious case of union-busting – and one of the biggest strikes in the history of the labour movement
Saturday 12th Nov 2016