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Reports round-up: Unite tells construction workers not to walk off site if one of them dies

Reports round-up: Unite tells construction workers not to walk off site if one of them dies The Unite union has agreed a deal that would see workers carry on working if anyone is killed during construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference This year’s Labour Party conference could mark the moment that trade union leaders reveal themselves as Jeremy Corbyn’s most unreliable allies.

Fight the far right by challenging racism—not conceding to it

Fight the far right by challenging racism—not conceding to it Some trade unionists want to talk to racist street movements. But victory against the far right doesn’t lie in compromise with its Islamophobia

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire

Big support for bus pickets in Nottingham and Derbyshire Bus workers in Nottingham and Derbyshire struck on Monday of this week against a below-inflation 2.5 percent “poverty pay” offer.

It’s time to unite the fight at TGI Fridays

It’s time to unite the fight at TGI Fridays Unite union members at three TGI Fridays restaurants struck for three days

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli

Reports round up: March to remember rail strike martyrs in Llanelli A postal workers’ union leader has responded after a series of unofficial strikes over workplace bullying and harassment at a number of Royal Mail workplaces.

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

18 August 2018
CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Reports round up: Crane builders’ walkout aims for higher pay offer

14 August 2018
Crane manufacturing workers struck on Thursday and Friday of last week over an “inadequate” pay offer.

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas

14 August 2018
North Sea oil rig workers struck for 12 hours on Monday and a 24-hour strike is planned for Monday 20 August.

Northern Rail workers keep up their safety battle as ticket prices soar - again

14 August 2018
Workers on Northern Rail have announced three new strikes as bosses “make a mockery” of negotiations.

Strike means Total shut down of rigs

07 August 2018
Workers began a 24-hour strike on three of energy multinational Total’s North Sea oil platforms.

Union staff stage a walkout

24 July 2018
GMB and Unite union members working for the ATL section of the NEU union struck on Thursday of last week.

Supertram workers say no to paltry deal

24 July 2018
Workers on the Supertram in Sheffield struck for 72 hours from Thursday of last week. It was the latest action in their fight for decent pay.

Local government round up: Kirkless bin workers have bosses on the run

17 July 2018
in workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire are tentatively celebrating a union victory after management agreed to all their demands.

Reports round up: Protest for fair tips at TGI Fridays

10 July 2018
Swansea postal workers ballot

Kirklees bin workers vote for all-out strikes

06 July 2018
Striking bin workers in Kirklees, west Yorkshire have voted for all-out strikes in their fight for fairer working conditions.

Unite members debate Brexit, racism and defending migrants at conference

03 July 2018
Delegates at the Unite union conference in Brighton this week debated Brexit, jobs, the Labour Party and racism.

Reports round up: Labour’s housing trouble in Haringey

03 July 2018
The left wing leadership of Labour-run Haringey council has come under fire for its treatment of people living on the Broadwater Farm estate.

Wigan hospital workers strike against outsourcing and privatisation

28 June 2018
Hundreds of hospital workers across Wigan took to picket lines on Thursday after bosses agreed to push ahead with plans to outsource 900 jobs.

Hundreds of Wigan health workers plan to escalate strikes against outsourcing

19 June 2018
Hundreds of health workers resisting the threat of outsourcing in Wigan borough plan to launch a five-day strike from Thursday of next week.

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