CWU and TSSA announce backing for left-wing candidate
Friday 31st Jul 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
BORIS JOHNSON has “engineered” an industrial dispute over the all-night Tube plans so he can blame the unions when the new service is delayed, TSSA leader Manuel Cortes charged yesterday.
Workers are set to strike again next week in a row over pay and conditions for the...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Anti-union laws ‘won’t stop us striking’
Tuesday 19th May 2015
BRITAIN’S left should turn to the “politics of hope” in Greece for inspiration following the general election, TSSA general secretary Manuel Cortes said yesterday.
Addressing delegates at Aslef’s conference in Southend, Mr Cortes said: “The politics of...
Saturday 16th May 2015
The Scottish National Party’s track record on privatisation shows it’s far from being a party of the left, says MANUEL CORTES
Wednesday 29th Apr 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
TRANSPORT unions won overwhelming support at the STUC Congress yesterday with passionate demands for public ownership of railways and ferries.
RMT general secretary Mick Cash pledged strike action if necessary to defend jobs, pay, conditions and lifeline services.
Thursday 23rd Apr 2015
posted by Malcolm Burns in Britain
Heavily subsidised FGW faces no rival bids
Tuesday 17th Feb 2015
posted by Richard Bagley in Britain
TORIES are “playing Fagin” in an underhand assault on rail workers’ pensions, union leaders warned yesterday.
The railway pension scheme is set to be streamlined into the new single state pension programme as part of the Con-Dem’s austerity agenda —...
Saturday 14th Feb 2015
Tuesday 3rd Feb 2015
Saturday 24th Jan 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain