Author Archives: Tony Burke

Steelworkers & Machinists Organising At Tesla Plant

From www.wivb.com Tesla workers are pushing to unionise South Buffalo plant As employees headed into work at the massive solar panel and roof manufacturing facility in south Buffalo, their fellow workers handed out organizing leaflets. This push to unionize is coming … Continue reading

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Christmas Strike Announced At Cumbrian Newspapers

Journalists working for Newsquest-owned titles in Carlisle, Whitehaven and Workington have agreed to take strike action on Thursday 20 December over poor pay. Newsquest has made more than a 100 people redundant since it took over the CN Group in … Continue reading

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Clamour For Vote Of No Confidence In Tory Government.

Len McCluskey, leader of the biggest union in the UK and Ireland, Unite, said: “Millions of people have lost all confidence in this government. Tory Brexit bungling on top of the agonies of austerity means it is well past the … Continue reading

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Mexican President Endorses Corbyn For PM

Mexican President López Obrador has declared his support for the leader of the Labour Party to become the next British prime minister. He made the endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn, whom he described as “my eternal friend,” during a gathering of … Continue reading

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Trade Unions Are Winning Victories In Mexico

In a sign that things are changing for trade unions in Mexico following the election of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) the independent Mexican mining and metalworkers’ union Los Mineros has won an important union victory at the El … Continue reading

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Labour Must Hold Their Nerve And Vote Down May’s Bad Brexit Deal

“We can’t be bounced into a bad Brexit – the idea that the only choice is between this deal or no deal is preposterous and an insult to the country” says Unite’s Len McCluskey “Last week, the Brexit drama became … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Unite Reps Briefing: Opposing Blindfold Brexit

Issued to Unite the Union workplace reps November 16th Unite Reps Briefing: Opposing Blindfold Brexit Unite the Union is calling on MPs to reject the Government’s Withdrawal Deal if it is put before Parliament. “Be in no doubt, limited in … Continue reading

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Brazilian Presidential Election: Unions Say The The Fight Goes On!

Official note from the Unified Workers’ Central [CUT] note on the outcome of the 2018 elections in Brazil Posted: October 29, 2018 – 11h33 | Last modified: October 29, 2018 – 11:58 The Executive Directorate of the CUT, in view … Continue reading

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Canada Must Investigate Labour and Environmental Violations Committed by Candian Companies In Mexico

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Save Jobs At Cammell Lairds

Sign the petition to help save jobs in shipbuilding in the UK. Cammell Lairds has just won £619million’s worth of contracts to build the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ships, but in stead of reassuring their workforce, they have decided to … Continue reading

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