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Disabled tenants protest in Hastings

Disabled tenants protest in Hastings Disabled tenants of Amicus Horizon housing association in Hastings demonstrated on Monday against threats of eviction, bullying and a policy of refusing to do repairs for tenants they are in dispute with.

Unite general secretary election

The election for the Unite union’s general secretary is set to take place next year. Derek Simpson and Tony Woodley are the joint general secretaries at the moment following the merger of Amicus and the T&G unions.

Unite suspends Kevin Coyne

The Unite union has suspended three high profile figures, including one of the candidates in the recent general secretary election in the Amicus section. There is now an investigation into a series of leaks to the media.

Derek Simpson wins Unite (Amicus) election - but on a severely weakened vote

Derek Simpson wins Unite (Amicus) election - but on a severely weakened vote Derek Simpson, one of Gordon Brown’s favourite trade unionists, has narrowly won the election for general secretary of the Amicus section of the Unite union.

Amicus election ends on Friday

The election for general secretary of the Amicus section of the Unite union ends on Friday of this week.

Launch of United Left in Unite

The United Left, the broad left of the new Unite union, held its inaugural conference in Birmingham last Saturday. Around 200 members of the old Amicus and T&G broad left organisations attended.

Vote Jerry Hicks in Amicus election

17 February 2009
The election for general secretary of the Amicus section of the Unite union began on Monday.

Voting due to start in Amicus leadership election

03 February 2009
The election for general secretary of the Amicus section of the Unite union is set to begin on 16 February. This will give hundreds of thousands of workers the opportunity to vote for their choice to be the union’s leader for the next year.

Amicus election to start soon

27 January 2009
Hundreds of thousands of workers in the Amicus section of the Unite union are preparing to vote for their general secretary.

Murdoch press to decide on Amicus/Unite union election?

20 January 2009
Rupert Murdoch is trying to influence the votes of hundreds of thousands of workers in the election for general secretary of the Amicus section of the Unite union.

Nominate Laurence Faircloth in Amicus election

18 November 2008
Branches of the Amicus section of the Unite union are nominating candidates for a crucial election for general secretary.

Amicus general secretary election

11 November 2008
Members of the Amicus section of the Unite union are preparing for a crucial election for general secretary.

Unite merger on hold

14 October 2008
There is a political crisis at the top of the Unite union with an emergency executive council last week agreeing to delay the full merger of the former T&G and Amicus sections for six months.

Unite (Amicus section) sector conferences

10 June 2008
Delegates met at the sector conferences of the Amicus section of the Unite union in Brighton last week.

New Unite executive meets

27 May 2008
The first executive council (EC) of Unite, the new union formed from the merger of Amicus and the T&G, took office on 1 May and held its first meeting last week.

Left does well in Unite union executive council elections

08 April 2008
The elections to the new Unite union's executive council produced good results for the left. The new executive council takes office from 1 May and consists of 80 seats divided equally between the Amicus and T&G sections.

Poll starts in Unite executive elections

04 March 2008
Voting began in the elections for the national executive of the Unite union this week. The new executive will have 80 seats – 40 from the former Amicus union and 40 from the former T&G union.

Support left in Unite elections

06 November 2007
Left wing activists in the Amicus section of the Unite union are putting themselves forward to be nominated by branches for next year’s national executive elections.

Final T&G conference debates industrial action and Labour link

10 July 2007
This year’s T&G biennial delegate union conference was the last in our union’s 85 year history. The union is about to merge with Amicus, to create Unite, the largest union in the country.

Unite to lobby Labour Party

03 July 2007
The Unite union, a merger of the T&G and Amicus, has called a lobby of the Labour Party conference. It will take place on Sunday 23 September in Bournemouth at 1pm.

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