Category Archives: Unite The Union

Industrial Strategy – What Is To Be Done?

By David Bailey, Professor of Industrial Strategy at the Aston Business School The new government under Theresa May has brought with it a marked change of tone on industrial strategy. Whereas the last Business Secretary Sajid Javid couldn’t even bring … Continue reading

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Please Support Unite & RMT Members Taking Action On The North Sea

Unite and RMT members employed by Woodgroup on Shell oil platforms in the Brent Field on the North Sea are to take strike action on July 26th – the first strike in a generation on the North Sea. They will … Continue reading

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Tribute’s to Durham Miners leader Davey Hopper

Trade union officials and MPs have paid tribute to Davey Hopper of the Durham Miners who died yesterday July 16th and took to the social media to pay tribute to Davey including TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady; Prison officers General … Continue reading

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Statement On Coup In Turkey From Turkish Metal and Manufacturing Workers Union

The following statement has been issued by our comrades in Birlesik Metal IS Turkey. By Eyup Ozer of Birlesik Metal IS Secular, Democratic, Independent,  Social State of Law cannot be created by Dictators, it will be creation of workers! We … Continue reading

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What does Brexit mean for Regional Economies and Industries?

Download Unite’s Policy on the EU agreed at the Unite Policy Conference EXECUTIVE COUNCIL STATEMENT ON THE EUROPEAN UNION 2016

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Guidence issued to all Unite Employees – Labour Party membership

A number of people have asked me about Unite’s guidence on joining the Labour Party. So here it is. Guidence issued to all Unite Employees. Joining Unite the union – eligibility to vote in the Labour leadership election Unite is … Continue reading

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UK workers reject a Brexit cuts budget says post-referendum poll

The TUC has published findings from a poll taken immediately after the EU referendum ballot closed, and its action plan for protecting jobs and industry. The poll – of 2,716 adults who voted in the referendum – found that nearly … Continue reading

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Global Union Warns Volkswagen To Stop Union Busting

For the first time in its history, IndustriALL Global Union (consisting of unions – including Unite – worldwide in manufacturing, energy and mining) has warned a transnational company that its relationship and a Global Framework Agreement they hold with an … Continue reading

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James O’Brien On The Murder Of Jo Cox MP

James O’Brien of LBC (the guy who nailed Nigel Farage) on the murder of Jo Cox perfectly captures the state of debate in Britain today The LBC presenter James O’Brien gave a monologue on his radio show this morning, perfectly … Continue reading

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Unite to fight ‘buy American’ procurement policy

Defence secretary Michael Fallon has serious questions to answer about the UK’s secretive procurement policy – the latest controversy being the decision to buy nine maritime patrol aircraft from America. See Mail On Sunday June 7th article The deal to … Continue reading

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