Workers need a rank-and-file movement to take control of the dispute to stop a bad deal
THE STRIKES that have dominated the headlines for six months represent a decade of pent-up anger.Millions of workers, especially in the public sector, have seen their real take-home pay collapse […]
By Tim Nailsea A Collective Bargain is Jane McAlevey’s third book, following Raising Expectations (and Hell) and No Shortcuts. These are useful reading for trade union activists and are the […]
THE COST OF living crisis is an attack on the whole working class. It requires a class-wide response to force the rich to pay for the rising cost of living […]
Despite all the start-and-stop action, setbacks and limited victories, it is doubtless the case that there is a growing militant mood amongst refuse workers, which Sharon Graham’s new leadership and its organising drive on the bins has built on.
Refuse workers employed by Urbaser at Welwyn Garden City have shown the way to deal with bullying bosses.
Unite’s organising drive across the industry is spilling over into other unions, inspiring refuse workers in the GMB in particular to join the struggle.
HGV drivers striking against Coventry City Council since 31 January remain determined as ever, while the city’s Labour councillors continue strike-breaking tactics.
The promised shop-steward combines are a good start, but should go further.
The Civil Servants’ union PCS will hold a consultative ballot on pay and pensions between 14 February and 21 March.