Category Archives: Media

Pensioners arrested in campaign to defend free rail travel

Please watch the above video to two retired Unite Community members being violently arrested for participating in a peaceful action as part of a campaign to stop cuts to free rail travel for disabled people and pensioners. Two other pensioners were … Continue reading

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Huhtamaki : Creating Low Wage, Precarious Employment In USA

By Mike Hall That Starbucks cup that held your morning skim latte or the Chinet paper plates you’ve got packed up for a picnic this weekend were likely made by workers at one of Huhtamaki’s 21 plants in the United … Continue reading

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Big Media And Internet Titans: Media Ownership – The Democratic Challenge

A new book edited by Granville Williams The central argument in the new book, ‘Big Media and Internet Titans’ is that media pluralism must be put back on the political agenda. The book has been published by the Campaign for Press … 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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Merseyside: No More Austerity Rally – Peoples Assembly, CTUF, IER

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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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Workers Uniting Statement On The Turkish Mining Disaster

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Cameron alienates Tory voters as poll finds overwhelming opposition to AstraZeneca takeover

Just 14 per cent of people think that Pfizer’s proposed takeover of AstraZeneca is in the UK’s interests with less than 1 in 5 (19 per cent) confident that the government is doing enough to safeguard UK jobs and skills, … Continue reading

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Re-nationalise Railways Say Prospective Labour MPs In Commuter Belts

Labour should renationalise the rail industry if it wins the next election, 31 prospective Labour MPs has said. In a letter to The Observer (see below) they said services should be returned to public ownership when current franchises end. The … Continue reading

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