Category Archives: Trade Unions

We’re better off in the European Union

By Clare Moody, Unite officer and Labour MEP candidate for the South West With Rupert Murdoch leading the charge of a hostile Eurosceptic media it is no wonder that this has become a common refrain. The constant drip, drip, drip … Continue reading

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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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Republican Politicians Violated VW Workers’ Rights

What happened in Chattanooga is starting to become much clearer, thanks to some excellent investigative journalism by Phil Williams of WTVF-TV in Nashville. And what happened could have far-reaching implications beyond Chattanooga. Williams reported on Monday that he obtained confidential documents that … Continue reading

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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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Workers Uniting Calls For Higher Labor Standards In US-EU Trade Agreement

Workers Uniting the global union created in 2008 by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the United Steelworkers in the USA and Canada say they will oppose the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal if Labour standards in … Continue reading

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Unite NHS Demo – National Officer Rachael Maskell

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EU Faces ‘Lost Decade’

Euro unions: Falling wages casts doubt on recovery, Austerity is not working, and a new path for Europe is urgently needed, the European TUC has warned warned at an unprecedented union summit in Brussels today. “Real wages have fallen over … Continue reading

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Unite’s Len McCluskey On Manufacturing, German Engineering, Europe, Collective Bargaining, Labour and Liverpool FC

Republished from The House Magazine; Words: Paul Waugh; Photos: Paul Heartfield. The Reds are back, and Len McCluskey is delighted. In fact, by May 2015 they could come out on top. “If Liverpool could sort their defence out, perhaps next season we … Continue reading

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Visteon Pensioners Demo!

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UPDATED: Mark Lyon Tribunal: Ineos’ case was “chaotic and contradictory”

Presiding judge Stewart Watt says: “There was no material evidence that Mr. Lyon had been guilty of any wrong doing”. Ineos’ case “chaotic and contradictory” says Unite legal team. Ineos needs to start treating its workforce with respect and ensure … Continue reading

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