‘Britain’s trade unions must prove their worth to millions of young workers who are in low paid and insecure employment or the future is bleak’, Communist Party trade union organiser Andy Bain declared at the conclusion of the TUC annual conference on Wednesday.
Kevan Nelson at gives a scorching analysis of the existential threat to the trade union movement and the working class more widely posed by the Trade Union Bill. From Trade Union Futures. Continue reading “NELSON – On threat of anti-union bill”
This week saw the launch of Trade Union Futures, a new resource for the union left, run by supporters of the Morning Star. Continue reading “TRADE UNION FUTURES – new resource for the union Left, formed”
Conrad Landin, Morning Star industrial reporter, talks to ex-Ford union convener and communist industrial organiser Kevin Halpin about the Industrial Relations Act.
You can purchase the new CP pamphlet ‘Kill the Bill’ here.
Three of Britain’s best-known union educators, press the case for a reinvigoration of unions educating activists and helping equip them with progressive ideas. Continue reading “UNION EDUCATORS – “Without the education, we can’t agitate and organise.””
Graham Stevenson, national trade union organiser of the Communist Party of Britain asks searching questions of the Labour party’s new ‘manifesto for work’ and demands greater rights and protections for unions in the workplace. Continue reading “LABOUR AND UNIONS: Workers rights must be a question of principle”
If we want to roll back austerity we need to drop concessions to capitalism and rebuild militant workplace organisation, says Tom Morrison is Communist Party Scottish secretary.
View here the latest editions of the CP publication Unity produced for daily distribution to delegates at this year’s TUC congress in Liverpool.
On 10 July public service workers answered to call of their unions to step up the fight for jobs, improved pay and conditions and the right to good pension. There were demonstrations and rallies in 50 cities with thousands more workplaces picketed. The strength of the turn out gave confidence to the TUC, which has called for a national march against austerity on 18 October. Read the Star editorial. Continue reading “Morning Star editorial – Striking to win”
The trades councils conference today is part of a grassroots movement that is fighting the battle against austerity and war, says MOZ GREENSHIELDS secretary of Derby area trades council. Continue reading “Trades council play central role in struggle against austerity”