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Workers get organised to take on Tories at the Unite the Resistance conference

17 November 2015
There was a defiant mood at last Saturday’s Unite the Resistance (UTR) conference in central London.

Defy Tory Trade Union Bill

10 November 2015
Tory MPs were set to push the Trade Union Bill through its third reading on Tuesday of this week. They are determined to axe more public services and undermine any trade union opposition.

Unions protest at Tory Trade Union Bill —now launch a real fight

03 November 2015
Thousands of trade unionists protested at Westminster on Monday of this week against the Tories’ Trade Union Bill.

Hundreds of Barnet council workers strike on day of protest against Trade Union Bill

02 November 2015
Hundreds of Barnet council workers in north London walked out for the seventh time this year today, Monday, against another wave of privatisation by the Tory council.

Hundreds join protest as solidarity pours in for victimised union rep Sandy Nicoll

29 October 2015
Over 500 workers and students rallied this afternoon, Thursday, to defend suspended Unison union branch secretary Sandy Nicoll outside the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas).

Activists rally to support victimised rep Sandy Nicoll - go all out to build solidarity

29 October 2015
Students and staff force security to shut the Soas main building

Anger as MPs debate attack on trade unions

13 October 2015
Trade unionists were set to protest and rally in parliament on Tuesday of this week as the Tories’ Trade Union Bill moved to committee stage. 

Draconian anti-union law isn’t going to resist itself

06 October 2015
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey offered last week to abandon opposition to a key section of David Cameron’s new Trade Union Bill.

If we fight we can win - Victimised union rep Candy Udwin slams Trade Union Bill

06 October 2015
Sacked PCS union rep Candy Udwin won her reinstatement after an all-out strike at the National Gallery.

Unite the Resistance debates organising the fightback in Scotland

15 September 2015
Some 75 trade union activists joined the Unite the Resistance conference in Glasgow last Saturday.

TUC delegates welcome Jeremy Corbyn as a 'breath of fresh air' after conference speech

15 September 2015
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to fight Tory austerity was greeted with rapturous applause by TUC conference delegates in Brighton today, Tuesday.

New Tory anti union bill must be taken on

15 September 2015
The Tories chose to debate their new trade union bill as the TUC met in Brighton, writes Raymie Kiernan

TUC demands more than platitudes to take on the Tories’ latest attack

15 September 2015
Trade union leaders ratcheted up their rhetoric against the Tories’ new anti-union bill on Tuesday of this week at the annual TUC conference in Brighton.

Trade Union Bill is 'seeking to undermine the rights of all working people'

08 September 2015
The Tories’ Trade Union Bill 2015 is “seeking to undermine the rights of all working people”, human rights groups argued on Monday of this week.

Tories announce more attacks on trade unions

11 August 2015
Tories announced plans on Thursday of last week to scrap the automatic union subscription deduction “check-off” for 3.8 million public sector workers | New research shows how the Tory anti-union laws in the Trade Union Bill could stop workers’ exercising their right to strike.

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