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Elect Jerry Hicks Campaign Page

Elect Jerry Hicks Campaign Page

Jerry Hicks is running for election to become General Secretary of Unite, Britain’s largest union. He’s standing on a rank and file ticket and wants Unite to be led by…

An Action Programme for Unite

  Here we set out what we think grassroots militants and socialists in Unite should be uniting around to fight for a union which is democratic from below, willing to…

Jerry Hicks: ‘Let’s transform Britain’s largest union’

In an election that could rock the labour movement, rank and file candidate Jerry Hicks writes for Workers Power   There’s an election in Unite, Britain’s largest union with 1.5…

Elect Jerry Hicks – build a rank and file movement in Unite

Jerry Hicks has got 136 nominations for his candidature in the Unite General Secretary election – an unprecedented number for a rank and file candidate. So there will be an…

SWP line in Unite the Resistance: carry on regardless

Jeremy Dewar, Unison shop steward and elected member of Unite the Resistance steering committee, asks what effect the internal crisis of the Socialist Workers Party is having on its trade…

Why I’m standing – an interview with Jerry Hicks

This is the transcript of an interview conducted by Workers Power with Jerry Hicks. Credit where credit’s due, McCluskey’s speech, his Ralph Miliband lecture, was good – though he lifted…

Vote Jerry Hicks for UNITE General Secretary

Len McCluskey has called a snap election for the top job in Unite, even though he has over two years left to run in the post. This is outrageous and…

Open Letter to the Unite the Resistance Steering Committee

Read the PDF version of our bulletin From Rebecca Allen and Jeremy Drinkall, candidates for the new steering committee to be elected on 17 November, on behalf of Workers Power…

Fighting for the right to strike

Jeremy Dewar recounts how the anti-union laws shackled the unions and calls for defiance…

What is a rank and file movement?

What is a rank and file movement?

By Peter Main The call for a rank and file movement is not a proposal for a new organisation. Like the “anti-war movement” or the “shop stewards’ movement” of the…