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VIDEO: TUC rally and lobby of Parliament

19 Oct 2010, By

Today’s TUC rally and lobby of Parliament was very well attended. Thousands attended to hear speakers at Methodist Central Hall, and to lobby their MPs. Here’s a quick video of some of the day’s activity.




links for 2010-03-05

05 Mar 2010, By

Temp staff in Asda supply chain win equal pay with union deal A significant success for UNITE's organising efforts in the food processing sector (tags: UNITE, organising)




links for 2009-12-27

27 Dec 2009, By

Tim Costello, Trucker-Author Who Fought Globalization, Dies at 64 Sad news that Tim Costello – who was at the forefront of thinking about how trade unions can organise globally – has passed away over the Christmas break. (tags: Tim Costello, organising, globalisation)




Seasons Greetings from Stronger Unions

25 Dec 2009, By

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year! We hope you have a good break and look forward to working with you again in 2010. If you’ve been following our Union Advent postings, here’s a download present for you. “The Union Advantage” contains all the factoids we ran this month, and more. You can download…

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The Union Advent: 24 Dec

24 Dec 2009, By

Trade unions are the most effective tool for ensuring good health and safety at work. Put simply unionised workplaces are safer workplaces. That is one of the main reasons that people join and stay in a union. When asked, 70% of new trade union members considered health and safety a ‘very important’ union issue –…

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The Union Advent: 23 Dec

23 Dec 2009, By

Union Learning Reps increase the impact of training. 73% of Union Learning Reps and one-half of managers reported that ULRs have had a positive impact on either employer-funded or non-employer-funded training. Three out of the five managers stated that ULRs help to address employee skills gaps. Both ULRs and managers report that ULRs are more…

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The Union Advent: 22 Dec

22 Dec 2009, By

Unions work to secure jobs in the recession. At the car manufacturers Toyota, Unite union representative Peter Tsouvallaris says “members are reminded daily of the tremendous insecurity the recession has brought to our industry”. After negotiations with management at Toyota, and faced with cuts in jobs and wages, the union has been able to recommend…

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