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Len McCluskey embarrassed in campaign email ‘error’

Len McCluskey embarrassed in campaign email ‘error’ Days before voting starts in the Unite union’s general secretary election, incumbent Len McCluskey’s campaign has been caught sending members false information.

Labour’s right wing MPs won’t be beaten at their own game

Labour’s right wing MPs won’t be beaten at their own game So much has changed inside the Labour Party, and yet so little.

Fujitsu pickets brave weather to deliver a shutdown

Fujitsu pickets brave weather to deliver a shutdown Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck last Friday—and planned further walkouts on Friday this week and next Monday.

British Airway strikers defy management with mass pickets at airports

British Airway strikers defy management with mass pickets at airports BA workers continue their strike against poverty pay from Brutish Airways

Ian Allinson for Unite—invite Ian to your workplace and help build the campaign

Ian Allinson for Unite—invite Ian to your workplace and help build the campaign Ian Allinson is the left wing candidate for Unite general secretary, invite him to speak at your workplace and help with the campaign

Reports round up—Unite workers fight for pensions

Reports round up—Unite workers fight for pensions Unite strikes are growing along with Ian Allinson's campaign, cleaners take on the bosses and Picturehouse workers go from strength to strength

Failing campaign in data buying scandal

07 March 2017
The Unite union leadership has accused Gerard Coyne of donating union funds in exchange for Labour Party membership data to help his leadership campaign

Tens of thousands strong NHS demo shows Tory cuts can be beaten

07 March 2017
Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports from last Saturday’s huge NHS march and argues that Tory cuts can be beaten

British Airways workers rock Brighton

07 March 2017
British Airways (BA) “mixed fleet” cabin crew began their latest walkout against poverty pay with a trip to Brighton on Friday of last week.

British Airways cabin crew call a fresh week-long strike

28 February 2017
It would bring the running total of strike days to 26 in the Unite union members’ fight against poverty pay. Also: unofficial walkout in the post and other stories

Nationwide strike for Fujitsu workers

28 February 2017
Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck for 24 hours this Tuesday with pickets in London, Manchester, Crewe, Wakefield, Stevenage, Bracknell and Belfast.

BA bosses’ blackmail fails to weaken cabin crew strike

21 February 2017
British Airways (BA) cabin crew walked out for four days from last Friday—and were set to launch a new four-day strike on Wednesday.

Cash for the car bosses at Vauxhall won't help defend workers' jobs

21 February 2017
Calling on the Tories to back ‘British firms’ will only harm workers’ interests, argues Dave Sewell

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey

14 February 2017
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey looks set to face an election contested from the left as well as the right.

Bosses in AWE of workers power in pensions dispute

14 February 2017
Strikes took place at the Atomic Weapons Establishment’s (AWE) two sites in Berkshire and workers are not going to take having their pensions slashed

Striking for eight days—BA cabin crew escalate the fight in pay struggle

14 February 2017
British Airways “mixed fleet” cabin crew have called eight days of strikes in nine days—escalating the fight against their employers' poverty pay.

BA cabin crew escalate their fight against poverty pay

07 February 2017
A week of strikes against poverty pay by British Airways cabin crew began today, Sunday.

Woolwich ferry workers strike 'for safety and against harassment'

03 February 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich walked out for a second time over allegations of management bullying and sexual harassment today, Friday. They operate the Thames river ferry crossing in south east London.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

31 January 2017
Also: Benefit cuts kill in Kentish Town | Nominate Ian Allinson in Unite | Peace activists target fighter jets | Nuclear bosses attack pensions | No justice over Marikana | Picturehouse strike vote | EHRC layoffs | Fracking protests | Housing campaigns

Woolwich ferry walkout takes on bosses

31 January 2017
Ferry workers in Woolwich, south east London, struck for 24 hours in the first of twelve planned walkouts last Friday.

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