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4 April 2007
Building workers' lobby: OVER 3,000 construction workers descended on London on 28 March for a trade union rally and lobby of parliament against appalling conditions in the building industry...
30 March 2007
TONY JONES, TGWU health and safety rep and fellow workers Steve Acheson and Graham Bowker, sacked from the Manchester Royal Infirmary site, have won their tribunal cases...
29 March 2007
THE VAST majority of the 7,000 strong workforce at the Airbus UK factory at Broughton in North Wales, walked out on strike on 23 March....
22 March 2007
AMICUS IS organising a rally and lobby of parliament to protest against the exploitation of migrant workers in the UK and the undercutting of union-negotiated agreements on pay and conditions...
22 March 2007
AS EXPECTED, members of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU) have voted overwhelmingly to support the merger of the two unions...
8 March 2007
Unison and RCN lobby of parliament in 2006, photo Paul Mattsson
1 February 2007
E.ON UK, of which Central Networks is just a part, has around 15,000 employees, Chub is European Works Council delegate for the UK and a lead negotiator...
15 December 2006
TGWU merger conference: TWO MILLION TGWU and Amicus members are likely to be balloted in early 2007 on creating Britain's largest trade union...
7 December 2006
LAST WEEK the National Health Service Blood and Transplant authority (NHSBT) announced their new service strategy which will affect mainly the National Blood Service (NBS)...
26 October 2006
This weekend's RMT railworkers' union conference on rebuilding the shop stewards' movement needs to address these burning issues...
12 October 2006
AMICUS MEMBERS in the laboratories of the National Blood Service are considering strike action after management announced a far-reaching restructuring plan which would see at least 50% of the scientific staff made redundant over the next five years...
21 September 2006
NORWICH UNION is dumping another 4,000 workers, half of which will be compulsory redundancies, writes a Norwich Union worker.
13 July 2006
AMICUS MEMBERS in the National Blood Service are fighting 200 proposed job losses in the National Blood Service (NBS) laboratories in Birmingham, Southampton and Plymouth, writes Andy Ford, Amicus rep, NBS (personal capacity).
29 June 2006
IN APRIL, Peugeot announced the closure of its Ryton plant in Coventry with the direct loss of 2,300 jobs, which also threatens another 6,000 jobs in the West Midlands car industry, writes Alistair Tice.
22 June 2006
UNISON local government conference: UNISON'S LOCAL government conference, held prior to the main UNISON conference, exploded into anger at the blatant manoeuvrings of the platform...
19 January 2006
DURING THE course of 2005, talks took place between the TGWU, Amicus and the GMB trade unions on the proposal to create a new merged 'super union'...
29 September 2005
THREE AMICUS members of staff - Des Heemskerk, Jimmy Warne and Cathie Willis - have been suspended from their jobs in Amicus...
22 September 2005
THE NINETY six striking test bed engineers at Rolls Royce in Bristol have now returned to work...
25 August 2005
A clear majority of workers have voted to defend their Amicus convenor Jerry Hicks who was sacked by Rolls-Royce, Bristol, for defending two of his members...
28 July 2005
A NATIONAL dispute between the workers and management at aircraft engine-maker Rolls Royce looks likely after the sacking of one of the Amicus convenors at the Bristol plant...
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