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Manchester wins control of buses – now fight to nationalise them

Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has won a court case in defence of his plans to bring the city’s buses back into public control

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  28 March 2022

Solidarity with Coventry bin workers

Coventry’s refuse drivers have voted 94% in favour of continuing their strike as Coventry Labour councillors are suspended from Unite.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  28 March 2022

Fighting sexism in the tech sector

Getting organised is the first step

Sam Copley  ·  06 March 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

Bus workers fight continues

The fight by bus workers for better pay and conditions continues across the country.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  19 February 2022

Support Coventry bin workers against Labour council’s attacks

Support Coventry Bin Workers Against Labour Council’s Attacks

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  19 February 2022

Unite investigates scab officials

The only way to ensure that union officials will never again sell out their own members to the bosses and the state is to democratise our unions.

Tim Nailsea  ·  07 February 2022

Tories hold London transport to ransom

TfL is facing a £2 billion shortfall.

Bernie McAdam  ·  07 February 2022

Beyond start and stop strikes

The strategy has won victories, but there are limitations.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  17 January 2022

Unite the fight in transport

Unite is running a campaign amongst members working in the bus industry throughout Britain.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  17 January 2022

After Bexley comes Coventry – Support the bin workers!

The workers will be striking every Wednesday and Friday in March.

Unite and Fight Bulletin  ·  17 January 2022

Why You Should Be A Trade Unionist by Len McCluskey

Tim Nailsea reviews Why You Should Be A Trade Unionist by Len McCluskey

Tim Nailsea  ·  15 November 2021

Stagecoach workers should demand a national fight

By Tim Nailsea STAGECOACH DRIVERS, engineers and cleaners in Scotland, Chesterfield, Manchester, the North-East, Lancashire and Liverpool and South Wales are all balloting, or have already been balloted for strike action. The issues are broadly the same everywhere. Despite working throughout the pandemic at considerable personal risk, drivers have either not been awarded a pay […]

Tim Nailsea  ·  01 November 2021

We need to coordinate public sector pay ballots

By Rebecca Anderson THERE IS a real opportunity for coordinated strike action between two of Britain’s largest workforces: council workers, including school support staff, and hospital employees. If successful, it could bust the public sector pay freeze and build momentum in private sector struggles for substantial pay rises. Local government and school staff have been […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 October 2021

Unite: national strike needed to make Stagecoach pay up

We need 15% or £15 an hour

Tim Nailsea  ·  15 October 2021

Sharon Graham elected—now make her fight

Members deliver surprise result in blow for right and official left

Tim Nailsea  ·  26 August 2021

What does the Unite election mean for Labour?

Much of the interest in the Unite General Secretary election has been the result of the union’s influence in internal Labour Party politics.

Tim Nailsea  ·  20 August 2021

How radical is Sharon Graham’s organising strategy?

General Secretary candidate Sharon Graham heads up the union's Organising Unit.

Tim Nailsea  ·  14 August 2021

Health workers can lead public sector revolt on pay

Government offers "insulting" 3%.

Dave Stockton  ·  31 July 2021

Stop the retreat in the face of Tory attacks

If our “leaders'' won't lead, then grassroots activists need to take initiative and organise.

George Banks  ·  11 July 2021

Vote for Steve Turner – and organise the rank and file

By KD Tait Members of Unite the union have started voting to elect the general secretary of Britain’s most important trade union. The election comes at a critical moment for the labour movement. After the rout of the Corbyn movement, Labour’s leadership is determined to complete the purge of the left’s influence within the party. […]

KD Tait  ·  06 July 2021

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