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14 June 2016
Delegates at GMB congress voted overwhelmingly to call on Labour councils to refuse to implement any more cuts
8 June 2016
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) missed an opportunity to link a dispute between Royal Mail managers and the privatisation of the company by the 2010 Tory-led government, writes Carl Harper, CWU activist.
1 June 2016
About 50 GMB members from Metsa Wood, which produces timber products for B&Q, were on strike last Thursday, May 26th, with a picket in place at the depot in Ditton Road, Widnes
11 May 2016
Paignton Community Hospital is being closed with a rumoured loss of 100 beds. The Clinical Commissioning Group has made no clear promise to replace these beds and services in the community.
4 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Blacklisting victory, Leicester teachers campaign and POA conference.
27 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Wales museum walkout; North Sea oil stoppage; justice for janitors strike; Glasgow GMB action ballot; Southern conductors down tools.
31 March 2016
The jobs of 15,000 steelworkers directly employed by Tata are on the line. But when all those who depend on the plants are included, three times as many workers could be facing the dole. This is a national emergency that needs emergency measures.
23 March 2016
Lively, and at times noisy, strike action hit the NHS in south London on 21 March. It wasn't the junior doctors or the student nurses but the catering, cleaning and 'hostessing' staff at four mental health hospitals in the South London and Maudsley trust.
9 March 2016
"Pay the rate, pay the rate!" chanted 200 engineering construction workers protesting outside the new biomass power station being built in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The blockade by trade unionists stopped work on the site for the day.
2 March 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including strike action by CCTV workers in Glasgow and British Airways workers fighting outsourcing.
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
24 February 2016
United Utilities, a company with revenues of £1.7 billion and profits of £664 million in the last year, is attacking its workers' pensions.
19 February 2016
GMB members gathered to picket and protest outside United Utilities' Warrington HQ at Lingley Mere, Great Sankey, in a protest over pensions
10 February 2016
The GMB union has revealed that there are over 25,000 redundancies in the offing at 52 English, Scottish and Welsh councils.
20 January 2016
Just a month after the furore over the Syria bombing vote, Jeremy Corbyn is facing a new challenge as the debate about renewing Trident hots up, writes Rob Williams.
2 December 2015
Following talks with the GMB union, JCB has reduced proposed redundancies from 290 to 250, and announced it will allow voluntary redundancies to mitigate the 'need' for compulsory cuts. But a redundancy is a redundancy either way.
2 December 2015
GMB members from United Utilities, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and Hartlepool Water are angry at rampant profiteering. Debt levels and consumer prices have risen, and two of the companies are attacking workers' pensions.
11 November 2015
Up to 290 JCB permanent shop floor workers could be made redundant
14 October 2015
Trade unions in Glasgow City Council call on all elected politicians in the city to use all available financial mechanisms to hold off any further cuts while leading a fight to win more money for the city.
14 September 2015
Friday protests of construction workers have been restarted at the Energy from Waste plant at Wilton
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