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Is independent rank and file organisation the key to unlocking trade union potential?

  In the last issue of Workers Power, Tim Nelson of the International Socialist Network (ISN) wrote an article in favour of building a rank and file movement. Andrew Bebbington,…

RMT: strike forces management climb-down

The prospect of a second two-day strike was enough to force London Underground (LU) to back down. Previously, they had intended to impose their “Fit for the Future” plan to…

Broad lefts or rank and file?

Broad lefts or rank and file?

There is renewed interest in rank and file trade unionism among sections of the far left at the moment. Here we publish a guest article by Tim Nelson of the…

Tube workers to strike to defend jobs and safety

By Jeremy Dewar RMT members on the London Underground have voted by 77 per cent to strike against nearly 1,000 job cuts and the proposed closure of all 268 ticket…

CWU Bulletin: Vote ‘No’ to the deal

Leaflet to postal workers arguing that we need to reject the deal as it will leave us worse off and weaken the union…

CWU: Vote No to the Deal

  DOWNLOAD THE LEAFLET By a CWU Rep CWU members are being balloted on the new “Agenda for Growth” agreement (21 Jan to 4 Feb), with the union’s postal executive…

A workers guide to the deal: the small print

By a CWU Rep 1. PAY (Section 5) The 9.06 per cent pay rise over three years, backdated to April, is only half a per cent more than was offered…

Royal Mail/CWU: “a fresh approach” to delivery issues: lose them

By a CWU DO rep It’s been widely known, since the 4 November national briefing of local officials and full-time reps, that outdoor delivery was the big sticking point in…

RMT: strike to stop the automation of the London tube

  The Rail Maritime and Transport union is currently balloting its members on the tube in response to London Underground’s decision to cut nearly 1,000 jobs and close all 268-ticket…

Royal Mail workers should reject the deal

 By a CWU postal rep, December 12 2013   The CWU postal executive has recommended that members accept the agreement reached after weeks of talks by union negotiators led by…