Category Archives: Trade Unions

Why I’m Boycotting Beer In Cans

By Marty Warren is United Steelworkers Director for Ontario and Atlantic Canada, representing 74,000 working people. With all the publicity focused on the Beer Store in recent weeks, there is another beer story with profound implications that has received little media … Continue reading

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Morning Star Hiring Campaigns Manager

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London Bus Strike – TfL and London Mayor urged to intervene

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The Wapping Dispute with Greg Neale and Nicholas Jones

A look back on the Wapping Dispute with Greg Neale and Nicholas Jones on 20th January. The great dispute at News International newspapers in 1986-87 was one of the most dramatic industrial affairs of the last century and a turning point … Continue reading

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Help the people of Gaza: TUC Aid Appeal Gaza Plant Nursery

TUC Aid is appealing for donations to rebuild the Beit Lahia Plant Nursery in Gaza, which was badly damaged during the 2014 Israeli offensive.  The majority of Gaza’s 1.6 million people are children and refugees living under siege. Access to fuel, … Continue reading

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Four week strike to hit sales of Barbour jackets, warns Unite

Barbour jackets at renowned retailers such as Harrods, Harvey Nichols and John Lewis could be in short supply over the coming weeks because of a four week strike warned Unite. The warning came as the union announced that workers at … Continue reading

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Bargaining Power To The People

By Leo Gerard USW International President During the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave workers a New Deal, raising wages and employment. Earlier this month, in the sparsely populated Kentucky county that’s home to Bowling Green, officials voted to … Continue reading

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Crown Holdings Shareholders Warned Of Stock Price Losses Due To Toronto Strike

Workers forced on strike in Toronto by giant U.S.-based can-maker Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK) are warning the company’s shareholders that Crown’s failure to settle the now 15-month labour dispute has resulted in losses equivalent to $0.08/share or $1.34 in lost … Continue reading

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Support Locked Out Workers At Sherwin Alumina, Texas

The holiday season is upon us, and unfortunately, some of our brothers and sisters are going without paychecks because of attacks from huge corporate companies. This includes United Steelworkers and Workers Uniting members at Sherwin Alumina in Texas, where their anti-union … Continue reading

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No More Pinochets In Latin America – No To Coup Plotters in Venezuela! A VSC Emergency Appeal

The recent decisions of the U.S Senate, Congress and elements of the Obama Administration to indicate support for fresh sanctions against Venezuela, have shown why the VSC urgently need your support to step up campaigning. Earlier this year your support in an emergency financial appeal raised over … Continue reading

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