Category Archives: Trade Unions

Victory At ExxonMobil In Aussie After Two Year Picket

Oil and gas workers in Longford, Victoria, Australia, have dismantled their picket line after a mammouth 742 days, following an agreement ending a long-running dispute with ExxonMobil and its maintenance subcontractor, UGL. The victory against the world’s sixth biggest company, ExxonMobil, by … Continue reading

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like Event

The Electoral Reform Society and Politics for the Many are launching a major conference on the 31st August in Manchester to inspire the next generation of trade union campaigners for a fuller democracy in the UK, 200 years on from the Peterloo … Continue reading

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Tommy Campbell: The trade unionist who stood up to be counted

Scotland regional union Tommy Campbell who is retiring from Unite as a regional officer speaks to the Morning Star’s Conrad Landin about a life of political and trade union struggle “CAN you imagine what it would have been like offshore … Continue reading

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Unite launches advertising campaign to boost turnout and stop the far right in EU elections

A major advertising campaign aimed at boosting voter turnout to stop the far right in this Thursday’s (23 May) European elections is being launched today (Monday 20 May) across towns and cities in the North West of England. The campaign … Continue reading

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Brexit: The WTO option would devastate jobs and tear up our rights

By Rosa Crawford First published by the TUC, May 16th Trading with the EU only on the WTO’s terms would have serious repercussions for the economy, public services and the Good Friday Agreement. Brexiteers like to promote the idea that the … Continue reading

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A STATEMENT BY ABDULLAH ÖCALAN’S LAWYERS

Asrin Law Office lawyers held a press conference today on the meeting Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan held with his lawyers on May 2. Lawyers Faik Özgür Erol, Newroz Uysal and Rezan Sarica were present in the conference. Faik Özgür … Continue reading

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Politcal prisoner Adullah Ocalan meets his lawyers

The Turkish-imprisoned political prisoner and founder and leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, received a visit by his lawyers on May 2nd, for the first time since 2011, a law bureau representing him said in a statement … Continue reading

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No Coup or war in Venezuela

After last weeks Trump – Bolton backed coup attempt your help in supporting the Venezeula Solidarity Campaign it is more important than ever before Please donate to the VSC special appeal. As you know, this is a very difficult time for Venezuela, with … Continue reading

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USW Lock Out At Dow Deer Park, Texas

Here are details of the Dow Deer Park, TX Lock Out of the members of United Steelworkers Local 13-1 which is going on the 5th day.  PLEASE SEND MESSAGES OF SUPPORT AND SOLIDARITY TO: blilienfeld@usw.org By Ben Lilienfeld, USW District … Continue reading

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John Mitchell – Former Sogat and GPMU National Officer

by Ann Field 11th April 2019 It is a great privilege to make this tribute to John, it has been drawn up with respect, with sadness and love by several of his old comrades as well as myself. The London GPMU … Continue reading

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