Tag: GMB

Protesters with Save Our Shipyard banner

Harland and Wolff: occupying for nationalisation, jobs and the climate

Workers at Belfast's Harland and Wolff shipyard are fighting to save their jobs and demanding nationalisation as the employer goes into administration.

We are working women and we make Glasgow

The strike that began today (Tuesday 23 October 2018) in Glasgow may be the biggest equal pay strike in UK history. Pete Cannell reports on Day One. Thanks to Christine, Mike and Eric for their contributions...

Uber tribunal: Building unions and collective action among casualised workers

Nilu discusses why the ruling that Uber drivers are 'workers', rather than being 'self-employed' is a cause for celebration for all workers, especially others in the gig economy.   Workers and trade unionists in sectors...
Cover of rs21 "Unite against Trident" pamphlet, shows Trident launch

Unite Against Trident

Brian Parkin and Raymond M have written a new rs21 pamphlet taking on the arguments about Trident, the arms industry and diversification into socially useful production. The issue of Trident has proved to be massively...

We can defend jobs without supporting nuclear weapons

We reprint this article  from last September in solidarity with everyone marching today for a missile free future In the wake of recent statements by Len McCluskey, Ray M, an Aerospace Unite rep, argues that unions...

We can defend jobs without supporting nuclear weapons

We reprint this article  from last September in solidarity with everyone marching today for a missile free future In the wake of recent statements by Len McCluskey, Ray M, an Aerospace Unite rep, argues that unions...

Teeside workers fight racism with solidarity

Brian Parkin reports  For over a year construction workers on Teesside have been protesting about the rising numbers of migrant workers being employed at the former ICI Wilton site, where a new energy from waste...

Strike for wages, strike for the NHS

NHS workers are on strike today from 7am to 11am over attacks on their pay. Head down and show your support at the picket lines. The rs21 leaflet supporting the strike can be found...

Tens of thousands join parade of the labour movement

Amy Gilligan reflects on Saturday's TUC demonstration. The large TUC demonstration on Saturday saw tens of thousands of trade unionists march through central London. Branch banners from across the country were visible in many of the...

First NHS pay strike for decades gets a great response from the public

by Sophie Williams (Midwives' picket line at North Manchester General Hospital  – photo by Sam O'Brien) Yesterday saw the first national NHS pay strike for 32 years, and the first strike in the 133 year history...