Category Archives: Solidarity

Honeywell Workers Locked Out (Again) In Metropolis

The giant US multi-national company Honeywell has once again locked out its workforce,members of the United Steelworkers at it plant in Metropolis, USA. USW local 7-669 has 150 members at the plant, which processes uranium and they work around many … Continue reading

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National Demonstration For Gaza

Where: Outside BBC HQ, Portland Place, London marching to Hyde Park via US Embassy When: Assemble at 12 noon, August 9th The latest figures from UN OCHA are sickening – at least 1,849 Palestinians killed, with more still be recovered … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

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UAW Sets Up Local At Volkswagen, Chatanooga

The United Auto Workers union say they have reached  a “consensus” with Volkswagen and expect the German automaker to recognise the union if they sign up enough workers at a new local for the company’s assembly plant in Chatanooga, Tennessee. The … Continue reading

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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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Gateshead Glass Workers On Strike All Week

Unite members at two sites of Tyneside Safety Glass in Gateshead which makes laminated glass, are on strike this week over ‘a paltry and insulting’ pay offer. About 112 workers have been on strike since Monday, June 16th at the Kingsway and 7th … Continue reading

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US labour authorities seek bargaining order for Novelis with United Steelworkers

Update: Federal board seeks to force Novelis to bargain with Steelworkers union at Scriba plant - Click on link for update on this story. The General Counsel of the highest labour authority in the U.S.A., the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB), … Continue reading

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Merseyside: No More Austerity Rally – Peoples Assembly, CTUF, IER

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Greek Metal Workers Win Great Victory!

The Greek Metal Workers’ union, POEM, is celebrating a great victory after a verdict was finally handed down in the Skaramanga Shipyard court case on 5th May. Eleven of the twelve trade unionists facing jail terms were set free immediately … Continue reading

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US College Football Players Vote To Form Union

The world of sports in the USA has been rocked by a decision of Northwestern collage football players (US style football that it – not soccer!) to form a union and seek union recognition using the USA’s system for determining … Continue reading

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