Rank and file movement

Build a mass movement against inflation

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 […]

KD Tait  ·  24 June 2022

Refuse workers, leadership, and the rank-and-file

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.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  03 June 2022

Wildcatting Welwyn workers win!

Refuse workers employed by Urbaser at Welwyn Garden City have shown the way to deal with bullying bosses.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  03 June 2022

Bin struggle spreads to other unions

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.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  03 June 2022

Coventry bin workers keep up the fight

HGV drivers striking against Coventry City Council since 31 January remain determined as ever, while the city’s Labour councillors continue strike-breaking tactics.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  03 June 2022

Unite’s new combines: a step in the right direction

The promised shop-steward combines are a good start, but should go further.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  19 February 2022

PCS members must organise for pay fight

The Civil Servants’ union PCS will hold a consultative ballot on pay and pensions between 14 February and 21 March.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  07 February 2022

Rank and file must keep UCU strike on track

The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed a new wave of strike action at 68 universities in February and March.

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  07 February 2022

After the Unison local government pay fiasco

The 14.6% turnout in the pay ballot marks a dangerous low point.

A Unison Steward  ·  07 February 2022

Strategy and tactics in Unite after Graham’s election

Remember the old slogan - "with the union leaders where possible, without them where necessary".

Tim Nailsea  ·  05 October 2021

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