Category Archives: Politics

Down, But Not Out

Julian Vaughan, a great trade unionist on his quest to become the first working trading driver to sit in the House of Commons in 50 years. After standing as a Labour candidate in the last two General Elections, when you … Continue reading

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MediaNorth Condemns Banning Of Al Jazeera by Israeli Government.

The Israeli government voted on Sunday 5th May to shut down the operations of Al Jazeera, one of the last remaining international media networks reporting from the war-ravaged Gaza strip. As a result, Al Jazeera’s offices in Israel were closed, … Continue reading

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TUC AI Report, Employment Bill & Organising In Digital & Tech Sectors

The TUCs special task force report on Artificial intelligence and Employment Rights Bill was launched at the TUC Congress House in London on April 18th. Comprising of the TUC, the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at the University of … Continue reading

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PSC Rally Bedford April 13th

Tony Burke Speech April 13th, Labour & Palestine, Bedford PSC Trade Union Officer Hundreds of  thousands of people have been demonstrating in London every two weeks including many from Bedfordshire and our trade unions. Without those demonstrations the genocide now … Continue reading

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Bedford PSC Demands Ceasefire & An End To The Gaza War

By Linda Jack, Chair of Unite Health and Local Government Branch Over 200 supporters of the people of Palestine joined a march and rally from Bedford Park to Castle Mound to call for an urgent ceasefire in Gaza.  With International … Continue reading

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Hugh Lanning of Labour & Palestine Speech January 18th

Palestine in 2024 – What the World should be doing For the first time since the war on Gaza began there was a “Labour Members for Palestine” bloc on the march last Saturday, January 13th. The bloc was organised by … Continue reading

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Updated: IF Metall members in Sweden strike at Tesla – unions line up in support

Over 120 Tesla mechanics  in Sweden have commenced strike action after the company refused to agree to union recognition and collective bargaining. It is expected that sales staff who are members of the Unionen union will strike this coming week.  … Continue reading

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UAW Wins Just Transition at General Motors

UAW President Shawn Fain has announced that General Motors will include electric vehicle battery production work in the UAW’s national master agreement with the company. GM’s commitment is a historic step forward, guaranteeing that the transition to electric vehicles at … Continue reading

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UAW Dispute With US Automakers: Biden & Trump Try To Woo Union Members

Biden tells Auto strikers ‘Stick with it’, while Trump says the strikes are ‘ridiculous’ For the first time in modern history a sitting US president joined and spoke at at union picket line this week.  Joe Biden was accompanied by … Continue reading

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Sarah Woolley: “Trade Union Movement Should Back Organise Now”

Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) is calling on the whole labour movement to back Organise Now, as it celebrates its first anniversary.  As figures show that 200,000 workers (mainly women) left the trade … Continue reading

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