Workers

“Union Busting” Protest
Multiculture Trade Unions

“Union Busting” Protest

According to a press release by RMT, the Tube Union branch will be holding a protest at the Initial Rentokil headquarters in Brunswick Place on Saturday, 25th September at 2 pm. RMT (the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers) is demanding Initial Rentokil stop the intimidation and bullying […]

The race to be General Secretary of Unite
Trade Unions

The race to be General Secretary of Unite

On the 24th November, the two million or so members of the largest trade union in the UK will have a new General Secretary. The new representative will be chosen between the 25th October and the 19th November this year and will replace the current leaders of the organisation, Derek […]

Unfair and misleading criticism
Trade Unions

Unfair and misleading criticism

The FDA, the trade union and professional body representing 18,000 of the UK’s senior civil and public servants, believes that the criticisms of ‘bonus’ payments made to Ministry of Defence civilian staff are very unfair and misleading. FDA general secretary Jonathan Baume said: “This criticism is very unfair. We are […]

Lawas, working with and for workers
Struggles

Lawas, working with and for workers

In August 2009, the Latin American Workers Association (Asociación de Trabajadores Latinoamericanos) held its largest ever annual assembly which elected a new committee (junta directiva) drawn from different nationalities, to take forward the work. Jacob Lagnado The success of the assembly reflected one of the busiest periods of activity in […]