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Sparks promise wildcat strike wave

 An angry meeting of electricians fighting a 35 per cent cut to their pay pledged to escalate their campaign into wildcat strike action on Saturday. Sparks from across the country…

400 Electricians escalate action at Kings’ Cross

  This morning, Wednesday 28 September, the second London demonstration of electricians and supporters with official backing from Unite the Union took place.  Billy McKean was there…

Jerry Hicks: our side needs to up the ante

An interview with Jerry Hicks, an organiser of Grass Roots Left, the rank and file movement in UNITE, and a long standing trade unions activist who is speaking on the…

Construction workers escalate action – Invade Crossrail site and Blockade Tyne Tunnel

The construction workers campaign against vicious attacks on their JIB (Joint Industry Board) terms and conditions is escalating. Today 200 construction workers held a protest outside Farringdon Crossrail site, then…

Rank and file electricians take action against rate cuts

OVER 200 rank and file electricians organised a picket outside Balfour Beatty’s Blackfriars Station construction project on 24 August, the first of many protests to stop eight major construction contractors…

On the buses – fightback at Sovereign

A FIGHTBACK is brewing at the London Sovereign bus company, writes Joy Macready.…

Southampton council strike: a heroic struggle misled

The rolling strike by 2,400 Southampton council workers is now entering its 11th week. But despite Unite and Unison workers’ continued determination and sacrifice, there appears no sign of the…

Bombardier jobs massacre – unions must resist!

Over 1,400 jobs are being cut at train manufacturer Bombardier, but Unite is failing to organise resistance, writes M J Cook…

Unite activists launch Grass Roots Left

Marcus Halaby, Unite member, reports on the Grass Roots Left conference and the next steps for this important development…

Unite the Union NEC: cuts are not the answer

Unite’s executive last week hardened its policy against government cuts, distancing itself from the Labour front bench “too far, too fast” line, and offering support to councillors who support UNITE’s…