A lunchtime share for you. We’ve been humming along to this new tune from Captain Ska, a very catchy song in which the band let us know in no uncertain terms their views about the coalition government’s plan of public spending cuts.
Stay in the Loop
What does your union mean to you?Mairin Power, LondonNot being on my own; having someone to negotiate on my behalf; standing up for my rights; showing global solidarity. Together we're strongerGarry, sloughBeing in a union means I am not alone and at the mercy of my employer. My union is always there on my side.Stuart , ClydebankIt empowered me to challenge my 0 hour contract at tribunal. I now have stable employment on a contract and a better working enviroment.Lynn Hancock, LiverpoolI'm immensely proud of my union. Recent campaigns have secured terms and conditions that were under great threat. Together we're stronger.Bill Lawrence, TynesideI'd have got no where arguing against hazards on my own. With my union - here in the UK, in Europe and further afield we succeed.Owen Tudor, Welwyn Garden CityMy union means I have a voice at work and in the wider community - and that I can be part of an international movement for global justiceRay Jones, MartinezBeing in a union has given me a voice in my workplace that cannot be ignored. We make our company better by pushing back against mediocrityBecky, LondonI am my union, it's not just an officer somewhere. I help shape my workplace, the wages, conditions & activitiesScarlet Harris, LondonMy union means I know I'm not alone at work. If I have a problem with my pay or my rights as a parent at work, I know my union will help me.Jay McKenna, LiverpoolMy union means someone is standing with me on the side of the majority of people, campaigning for fairness and justice.Kit Leary, BristolMy union means a hand up in the world of work, of someone beside me when times are tough, and gave me skills and confidence to get on.Anon, NewcastleMy union has made sure I have had a pay rise every year, by standing together we have stayed strong and made progress.John Wood, LondonMy union gives me an opportunity to get involved in the development of my profession.
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