Category Archives: Solidarity

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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Crown Holdings CEO Stuns Shareholders – Refuses Questions During Annual Meeting

Crown Holdings shareholders shook their heads in disbelief today when CEO John Conway barred them from speaking at Crown’s annual meeting.  Prevented from addressing the board of directors, shareholders were told to submit written questions, but most went unanswered during … Continue reading

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Update: Talks Begin To Reinstate Sacked Workers At Teksid Hierro, Mexico

Talks have begun at the strike hit Teksid Hierro plant in Mexico between Los Mineros and the company (owned by the multi-national Fiat-Chrysler Corporation). During a second round of talks with leaders of Los Mineros, the multi-national company agreed to … Continue reading

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