Tag: trade unions

1974 – an end and a beginning

Willie Black looks back at 1974. A pivotal year both in Britain and across the world – high points of workers’ struggles, but also the beginning of five decades of neo-liberalism
teachers with a banner saying 'Pay Up, Save our schools'

Teachers’ union conference battles over pay strikes

Palestine, pay cuts and protest: NEU activists challenge the union's bureaucracy in the face of another expected real terms pay cut.

The Post Office scandal is typical of today’s Britain

"The light in this darkness is that people are standing up and demanding justice."

Who should be UCU’s next general secretary?

rs21 members in UCU discuss the candidates and offer their voting recommendations.

Resisting the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act

Ian Allinson discusses the ways workers can resist the government's latest repressive anti-union legislation.

Latest Department of Education advice is a transphobic attack

"Educators must register their disgust at the guidance while it is in the consultation phase."
Striking workers holding placards

Labor’s Upsurge and the Search for Workers’ Power

Five hundred thousand workers were on strike in the USA at some point in 2023. Kim Moody explores how the strikes have helped to build power and what to expect in the year to come.

Report from the Global Climate Jobs conference

Critical discussions on the role workers’ organising must play in the transition to a zero carbon economy.

What’s going on in Unite? | Part 2

Unite activist Raymond Morell assesses Sharon Graham's leadership of the union. Part 2.

What’s going on in Unite? | Part 1

Unite activist Raymond Morell assesses Sharon Graham's leadership of the union. Part 1.