Category Archives: Trades Union Congress

Ten Reasons We’re Against Unions!

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Ross Pritchard Memorial Fund Essay Competition

The Ross Pritchard Memorial Fund was established to commemorate the life of one of the GPMU’s best known rank and file members. Ross was also well known throughout the trade union and Labour movement.  Each year the trustees of the fund run an … Continue reading

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Derek Install – Former GPMU Industrial Officer

Former GPMU comrades will be sad to report the death of Derek Install former Industrial Officer of the GPMU who died recently. I first met Derek in the mid 1970s when he had just been elected the SLADE & PW’s … 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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Letter From Ann Field In Morning Star On Wapping Dispute

The following letter from Ann Field, former GPMU-Amicus National Officer was published by the Morning Star in response to recent articles on the News International (Wapping) Dispute. “Saturday’s (14th June) leading article managed a mention, but Peter Frost (16th June) … Continue reading

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Huhtamaki : Creating Low Wage, Precarious Employment In USA

By Mike Hall That Starbucks cup that held your morning skim latte or the Chinet paper plates you’ve got packed up for a picnic this weekend were likely made by workers at one of Huhtamaki’s 21 plants in the United … Continue reading

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Merseyside: No More Austerity Rally – Peoples Assembly, CTUF, IER

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BIS Union Report Shows Membership Growth – And You Are Better Off In A Union

The Trade Union Membership Statistical Bulletin for 2013 issued by BIS on May 28th shows a small but welcome union membership growth in the private sector and shows that workers are still better off joining a union. The report shows … Continue reading

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Unite Community Music Video

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Workers Uniting Statement On The Turkish Mining Disaster

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