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14 March 2018

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Hinkley sit-in victory and Newham academies battle

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8 November 2017

Unite union sector conferences: coordinate action over pay

Unite should join the PCS union in calling for the Trade Union Congress to coordinate strike ballots

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18 October 2017

Unite local government sector plans strike ballot

A Unite national meeting for delegates representing workers in local government unanimously voted for a motion proposed by Socialist Party member Danny Hoggan from Greenwich calling on the union to ballot all members in local government on taking industrial action to achieve a 5% pay claim

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27 September 2017

Anti-austerity opposition needed to seize on Tories' weakness

Many will have been pleased to see some of the policy announcements coming out of Labour Party conference - eg plans to tackle credit card debt and bring PFI contracts back in-house

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11 September 2017

Barts strike - 'Up the ante' if necessary

24 days of strike action have brought greedy profiteering company Serco to the table

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6 September 2017

Strike together for better pay

NSSN lobby of TUC 10 September: This summer has seen a wave of strikes. Now we need determined coordinated action across the public sector to smash the pay cap and fight for a 10 an hour minimum wage for all

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6 September 2017

Three thousand attend Burston strike commemoration rally

The annual Burston School strike rally on 3 September drew well over three thousand trade unionists and their supporters

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12 July 2017

The left unions and the Labour Party affiliation debate

Who controls the Labour Party remains unresolved. The pro-capitalist right wing uses the structures established under years of Blairism to preserve its position while plotting its next move

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21 June 2017

Unions call for action after Grenfell

Trade unions representing housing workers, firefighters and teachers draw on their expertise to demand immediate action after Grenfell

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17 May 2017

Corbyn's manifesto: An important step in the right direction

Jeremy Corbyn has launched his manifesto by declaring Labour is the "party for the many" while the Tories are the "party of the rich".

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5 May 2017

After the Unite elections - now turn outwards

The Unite elections represent a defeat of the Blairite forces both inside the union and Labour. They must now be used as a platform to strengthen the left in Unite.

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26 April 2017

Jobstown trial begins

The trial of seven anti-austerity protesters in Ireland runs concurrently to the UK election

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21 April 2017

Len McCluskey re-election - a defeat for the right

The Socialist Party welcomes the re-election of Len McCluskey as General Secretary of Unite. His victory over Gerard Coyne is a defeat for the Tories and the capitalist establishment as well as the Blairites within Labour.

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5 April 2017

The Socialist Inbox

Letters to the Socialist's editors including Unite elections, NHS, Star Trek, and Welsh trains.

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5 April 2017

Support Len McCluskey and United Left candidates before ballot closes

The ballot in the Unite union general secretary and executive elections closes on 19 April with the Blairite challenger to Len McCluskey, Gerard Coyne, continuing to use the hated Sun newspaper to attack McCLuskey and Jeremy Corbyn

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29 March 2017

Ballot papers go out in Unite elections

As ballot papers go out in the Unite general secretary and executive elections, the Blairite challenger to Len McCluskey, Gerard Coyne, has shown his true colours

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22 March 2017

Battle steps up in general secretary election

Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson was on Radio 4 attacking Len McCluskey

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8 March 2017

Support Jobstown defendants

The campaign has gained the backing of Len McCluskey

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15 February 2017

Thousands march to defend Glenfield heart centre

Patients, their families, trade unionists and others took to the streets

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15 February 2017

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Unite the Union gears up for leadership elections, and issues an ultimatum to Ford

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