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12 September 2018
Brexit dominated the debate at the congress of Britain's trade union federation, the TUC.
12 September 2018
The National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) rally at the Trade Union Congress was a meeting of over 200 working class militants sharing their experiences to best fight the Tories, the bosses and their austerity.
11 July 2018
Unite policy conference in Brighton on 2-6 July was notable for delegates urging its leadership to take the initiative on the big issues facing workers: Brexit, fighting austerity, racism and the far right.
20 June 2018
Unite the Union has agreed to affiliate to the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN)
23 May 2018
Jeremy Corbyn needs to do the same by standing up to Blairite saboteurs.
As the deadlock at the top of the Tory Party continues, Tory MPs are reported to be telling their constituency parties to prepare for another snap general election
16 May 2018
A huge Socialist Party "Tories Out!" banner greeted 20,000 marchers
14 March 2018
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Hinkley sit-in victory and Newham academies battle
8 November 2017
Unite should join the PCS union in calling for the Trade Union Congress to coordinate strike ballots
18 October 2017
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
27 September 2017
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
11 September 2017
24 days of strike action have brought greedy profiteering company Serco to the table
6 September 2017
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
6 September 2017
The annual Burston School strike rally on 3 September drew well over three thousand trade unionists and their supporters
12 July 2017
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
21 June 2017
Trade unions representing housing workers, firefighters and teachers draw on their expertise to demand immediate action after Grenfell
17 May 2017
Jeremy Corbyn has launched his manifesto by declaring Labour is the "party for the many" while the Tories are the "party of the rich".
5 May 2017
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.
26 April 2017
The trial of seven anti-austerity protesters in Ireland runs concurrently to the UK election
21 April 2017
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.
5 April 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Unite elections, NHS, Star Trek, and Welsh trains.
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