Category Archives: Employment Rights

Swaziland PM’s Threat Against Union Leader

What would we do if David Cameron threatened at Prime Minister’s Question Time to strangle the TUC’s Frances O’Grady?  That’s what happened in Swaziland last week. Facing pressure from MPs about the suspension of benefits from the USA under the African … Continue reading

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Unite’s Message To London Hotel’s : “Pay A Living Wage!”

London’s hotel industry is vast and vastly profitable – it makes £10.5 million a day in profit, yet most of the vital staff supporting the industry are on £6.31. There are thousands of them struggling to get by in London, … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

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Letter From Ann Field In Morning Star On Wapping Dispute

The following letter from Ann Field, former GPMU-Amicus National Officer was published by the Morning Star in response to recent articles on the News International (Wapping) Dispute. “Saturday’s (14th June) leading article managed a mention, but Peter Frost (16th June) … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey: “Ministers limping to 2015 general election”

In a briefing to MPs Unite says that the Queens Speech shows that the Coalition Government had run out of steam, was limping to the General Election ad that the Lib Dems have been ‘toxified’ by Coalition policies. The briefing … Continue reading

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BIS Union Report Shows Membership Growth – And You Are Better Off In A Union

The Trade Union Membership Statistical Bulletin for 2013 issued by BIS on May 28th shows a small but welcome union membership growth in the private sector and shows that workers are still better off joining a union. The report shows … Continue reading

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Unite Community Music Video

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Update: Teksid Workers Plan All Out Strike

Workers at the Teksid Hierro plant in Mexico have continued to strike against the imposition of the yellow, stooge union, CTM by the company at the foundry. They stopped work again on April 20th after three workers were sacked. Workers … Continue reading

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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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Carr Review – “A Party Political Stunt”

The Government’s review into ‘industrial relations’, led by Bruce Carr QC is a political stunt with a narrow remit which excludes any review of employers behaviour in disputes and omits any review of issues such as ‘blacklisting’. The review, which … Continue reading

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