Category Archives: Trade Unions

MPs Must Vote Down Theresa May’s Brexit Deal

Unite calls on MPs to vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal tomorrow when it is brought to Parliament. The deal utterly fails to protect the jobs and working rights of our members. At best it offers us all – from … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Speech On PMs Statement Today

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on the Brexit deal in the House today, said: Mr Speaker, I would link to thank the Prime Minister for advance copy of her statement. In … Continue reading

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Contrast Between Germany & UK On Immigration Policy

As the UK Government and the right wing media (and sadly the BBC) have been ramping up an ‘immigration crisis’ it is worth contrasting this with what is happening in Germany following Merkel’s ‘open door’ policy and how they have … Continue reading

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Interview with Senator Napolean Gomez, President of Los Mineros Union in Mexico

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Steelworkers & Machinists Organising At Tesla Plant

From www.wivb.com Tesla workers are pushing to unionise South Buffalo plant As employees headed into work at the massive solar panel and roof manufacturing facility in south Buffalo, their fellow workers handed out organizing leaflets. This push to unionize is coming … Continue reading

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Christmas Strike Announced At Cumbrian Newspapers

Journalists working for Newsquest-owned titles in Carlisle, Whitehaven and Workington have agreed to take strike action on Thursday 20 December over poor pay. Newsquest has made more than a 100 people redundant since it took over the CN Group in … Continue reading

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Clamour For Vote Of No Confidence In Tory Government.

Len McCluskey, leader of the biggest union in the UK and Ireland, Unite, said: “Millions of people have lost all confidence in this government. Tory Brexit bungling on top of the agonies of austerity means it is well past the … Continue reading

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Mexican President Endorses Corbyn For PM

Mexican President López Obrador has declared his support for the leader of the Labour Party to become the next British prime minister. He made the endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn, whom he described as “my eternal friend,” during a gathering of … Continue reading

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Trade Unions Are Winning Victories In Mexico

In a sign that things are changing for trade unions in Mexico following the election of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) the independent Mexican mining and metalworkers’ union Los Mineros has won an important union victory at the El … Continue reading

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Labour Must Hold Their Nerve And Vote Down May’s Bad Brexit Deal

“We can’t be bounced into a bad Brexit – the idea that the only choice is between this deal or no deal is preposterous and an insult to the country” says Unite’s Len McCluskey “Last week, the Brexit drama became … Continue reading

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