Tag: Unite the Union

Event: Thanet Freedom Festival, 19 July

A multi-cultural anti-racist community event in the spirit of Love Music Hate Racism. Freedom Festival Lineup  Spookasonic Sam Bumble Spyplane Nicola Booth Milky Negro OHHMS Avenge Thee + Naime Snowden Colliery Brass Band Roma Choir (plus 2 more Roma acts) Milos and Niklolas Lucia Xavier Dimitris Michailidis All...

University staff should reject a 2% rise

Amy Gilligan is a researcher and UCU member at Cambridge. This article originally appeared at the Labour blog Left Futures. (pic: UCU strike at Manchester Metropolitan University.) UCU and EIS members in higher education are currently...

Sparks strike back against umbrella agencies: NG Bailey vulnerable to action

● Deadlock at Manchester City ground Balfour Beatty job ● Scottish electricians to meet to set out next steps ● Action could generalise across country and industries by Ray M, Christian C and Anindya Bhattacharyya Over...

Sparks strike at Three Bridges and protect jobs on the cards

report by Ray M Electricians in Three Bridges, Sussex, walked out this morning to defend their terms and conditions. Within hours they had forced their employers to back off and hire them on industry standard conditions. The action involved...

Unite halves affiliation to Labour

The move is a sign of the discontent within the unions caused by Labour's failure to stand up for workers and a reaction to the attacks on the union links by the Labour leadership.