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Interview with Paul Holmes—‘Unions need to use their power for their members’

Interview with Paul Holmes—‘Unions need to use their power for their members’ As voting begins in the Unison general secretary election, Sarah Bates talks to socialist candidate Paul Holmes about his plans to shake things up in the public sector trade union

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce

Fights for jobs by tanker drivers and at Rolls-Royce Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK have overwhelmingly voted for strikes over job cuts.

‘We’ll keep fighting,’ say We Are With You rehab strikers

‘We’ll keep fighting,’ say We Are With You rehab strikers Workers at We Are With You rehab service in Wigan and Leigh ended their two-week strike last week. But the battle is far from over.

Rehab workers lead the way as they come to end of ten day strike

Rehab workers lead the way as they come to end of ten day strike Striking rehab workers from Wigan and Leigh took their fight for equal pay to We Are With You’s headquarters in central London on Thursday.

Over 100 branches back Paul Holmes for Unison leader

Over 100 branches back Paul Holmes for Unison leader Left activists in Unison are celebrating this week after scoring a fantastic result in the nominations for the Unison general secretary election.

We Are With You, a vital battle for pay justice and the NHS

We Are With You, a vital battle for pay justice and the NHS Rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh working for We Are With You began the second round of their ten-day strike for equal pay on Monday.

Strike threat at Soas university stops redundancies

22 September 2020
Workers at Soas University of London have pushed back compulsory redundancies by threatening strikes.

Rehab workers in Wigan begin tens days of strikes for pay equality

22 September 2020
Alcohol and drug rehabworkers in Wigan and Leigh launched a ten-day walkout on Monday in their long-running fight for pay equality.

Care workers celebrate court victory over low pay

16 September 2020
A group of care workers have won a significant legal victory that ruled they should be paid for time spent travelling between clients

Ten days of strikes against We Are With You bosses

14 September 2020
Alcohol and drug rehab workers in Wigan and Leigh in north west England are returning to the picket lines in their long-running fight for pay equality

Socialist on ballot paper for Unison general secretary + Soas strike vote + Trans rights march

07 September 2020
Socialist candidate Paul Holmes has won enough nominations to guarantee a place on the ballot paper for the Unison union general secretary election.

Manchester LGBT+ demo AND Napier strike vote gets results AND Sheffield Deliveroo revolt

25 August 2020
A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry

Left candidate for union general secretary says, ‘Let's shake up Unison’

18 August 2020
Paul Holmes is winning wide support on a platform of pushing for a fighting and member-led union

Tower Hamlets strikers block road as defiant resistance continues

17 August 2020
Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

NHS pay revolt—union wage claim does not match what workers need

11 August 2020
Activists at the forefront of the pay revolt have come out against union leaders’ attempts to dampen down workers’ demands.  

Back Paul Holmes for Unison union leader

11 August 2020
SUPPORT IS growing for Paul Holmes to be the next Unison union general secretary. Nominations for the post opened this week.

Back new strikes by Tower Hamlets council workers

11 August 2020
A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.

Outsourced workers at Homerton hospital celebrate sick pay victory

03 August 2020
Outsourced workers at Homerton University Hospital in east London have won sick pay after a long-running campaign.

New strikes called in crucial Tower Hamlets battle

03 August 2020
Unison union memberas are set to strike on Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Monday 17 August against attacks from the Labour council

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