‘Trade Union Rights’ campaign news

Justice for Kumaran Bose

Justice for Kumaran Bose By Ian Hodson, National President,
Bakers’, Food & Allied Workers Union [continue...]

Support the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign!

Support the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign! John Dunn, ex-Derbyshire National Union of Miners [continue...]

Victory against the Blacklist

Victory against the Blacklist Eight major construction firms have been forced by the courts to pay £50 million in compensation to workers who suffered for years, sometimes decades, on account of a secret blacklist illegally kept against them. The blacklist was organised by an organisation called the Consulting Association. Apart from inaccurate and second hand reports from spies in the trade union movement, it is quite clear that the employers were using information that could only have come from the police and security services. [continue...]

BLACKLIST SUPPORT GROUP STATEMENT

BLACKLIST SUPPORT GROUP STATEMENT The Blacklist Support Group issued the following statement regrading the current High Court litigation (Thursday 10th March 2016): [continue...]

CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE ANTI-UNION BILL

CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE ANTI-UNION BILL TRADE UNION CO-ORDINATING GROUP STATEMENT The Trade Union Bill is a fundamental attack on our right to organise and strike in the face of ongoing austerity.
The Tories know the trade unions are the last line of defence for millions of working people. [continue...]

Blacklist Support Group Latest

Blacklist Support Group Latest Points from their TUC Congress week 2015 Jeremy Corbyn & John McDonnell  [continue...]

HELP STOP THE TRADE UNION BILL

HELP STOP THE TRADE UNION BILL
from Unite the Union Last week we asked you to email your MP to make sure they understood exactly why they should say NO to the Trade Union Bill. [continue...]

Support Keith Henderson

Support Keith Henderson Regular viewers of this website will be aware of the long running saga of Keith Henderson and his union, the GMB.
In 2012 he was dismissed as a full-timer for the union. He appealed. His appeal is still ongoing. An Employment Tribunal decided in 2013 that his dismissal was in part because of his “belief in left wing democratic socialism.” This is the reason a Union has for sacking someone! John McDonnell has been stalwart in Keith’s support. [continue...]

Blacklist Expose: Are we Finally Getting Somewhere?

Blacklist Expose: Are we Finally Getting Somewhere? Statement from the Blacklist Support Group regarding the announcement of the terms of reference for the Pitchford Inquiry into undercover policing [continue...]

The Tories, trade unions and British democracy under threat

The Tories, trade unions and British democracy under threat Letter to the Guardian 18.07.15 [continue...]

Support Gunstone’s Workers

Support Gunstone’s Workers Members of the Bakers Union at Gunstone’s in Dronfield will be taking a further 48 hours of strike action in their long running dispute with the 2 Sisters company over the company’s attempt to deny a pay rise and force workers onto new contracts of employment with worse terms and conditions.  [continue...]

Put an End to the Blacklist

Put an End to the Blacklist In Ed Miliband’s speech to Scottish TUC last week he said:
“In days gone by, people didn’t have the right to join a trade union. And were thrown out of work if they campaigned for better rights. [continue...]

Say No to Zero Hours Contracts

Say No to Zero Hours Contracts LRC Members in London started the year on January 2nd with a campaign against zero hours contracts at Sports Direct in Brent Cross.  [continue...]

Appeal for Doncaster Healthcare Strikers

Appeal for Doncaster Healthcare Strikers By Val Graham Yesterday I was in Doncaster (more pawnbrokers and loansharks in the high street than pits still open) to protest outside the UKIP Conference. Pride of place in the audience was a large group of healthcare strikers from UNISON who have put up a magnificent fight against their employer Care UK who, after winning the contract, tried to tear up conditions and pay. They have put up a magnificent fight and deserve the support of the whole labour movement. [continue...]

Outlawing Blacklisting is a Vote Winner

Outlawing Blacklisting is a Vote Winner Articles from the LRC TUC 2014 special By Dave Smith, Secretary Blacklist Support Group  [continue...]

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