Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has won a court case in defence of his plans to bring the city’s buses back into public control
Coventry’s refuse drivers have voted 94% in favour of continuing their strike as Coventry Labour councillors are suspended from Unite.
Getting organised is the first step
The promised shop-steward combines are a good start, but should go further.
The fight by bus workers for better pay and conditions continues across the country.
Support Coventry Bin Workers Against Labour Council’s Attacks
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.
TfL is facing a £2 billion shortfall.
The strategy has won victories, but there are limitations.
Unite is running a campaign amongst members working in the bus industry throughout Britain.
The workers will be striking every Wednesday and Friday in March.
Tim Nailsea reviews Why You Should Be A Trade Unionist by Len McCluskey
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 […]
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 […]
We need 15% or £15 an hour
Members deliver surprise result in blow for right and official left
Much of the interest in the Unite General Secretary election has been the result of the union’s influence in internal Labour Party politics.
General Secretary candidate Sharon Graham heads up the union's Organising Unit.
Government offers "insulting" 3%.
If our “leaders'' won't lead, then grassroots activists need to take initiative and organise.
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. […]