By Bernie McAdam AFTER SEVEN weeks of strike action and an apparent agreement with council chiefs, it seemed sense had prevailed; Birmingham’s Grade Three bin workers would not be sacked and a suspended union rep […]
THIS MONTH’S McDonald’s strike lifted the lid and shone a bright light on the dark practices of the world’s largest restaurant chain. If that were all the strikers achieved, they would deserve the gratitude of […]
Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson made a last minute bid to swing the vote against Len McCluskey in Unite the union’s ongoing election of its general secretary.
On 3 April rail drivers’ union Aslef announced that 52 per cent of its members on Southern Rail had rejected the latest deal it had recommended to resolve the dispute over removing guards on their […]
On Friday 24 March, workers at Irish bus and coach operator Bus Eireann began an indefinite all-out strike. Five trade unions representing 2,600 workers, including SIPTU and the National Bus & Rail Union (NBRU) have […]
By Jeremy Dewar UNITE GENERAL Secretary Len McCluskey has triggered an early election campaign for the position he currently holds. The three candidates, McCluskey, Gerard Coyne and Ian Allinson, have until 17 February to gain […]
By Jeremy Dewar The boycotts of the ridiculous and cruel tests of children as young as five by parents earlier this year, and the public outcry at the threat by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan to […]