Caroline Leneghan, an RMT member, has publicly accused her former partner Steve Hedley, who is Assistant General Secretary of the RMT, of serious domestic violence.
Trade union issues
Solidarity spoke to Emma Kerin, Communications Officer of the National Union of Workers in Australia, about class struggle down under.
It is July 1972.
Immigrants facing deportation staged protests in late December at the Morton Hall detention centre in Lincolnshire.
Low-paid striking workers will have their tax credits reduced as part of the Tories’ reforms.
On 10 May 20,000 coppers joined a Police Federation demonstration against cuts and reforms. On the same day just 500 public sector workers joined London’s strike day rally against pension cuts.
Forty-five workers at the Enterprise Distribution Centre, which unloads paper reels from incoming vessels at the Tilbury docks in Essex, struck on Monday 7 May, the first walkout at the docks since 1989.
Workers at Sunderland College will be balloted for strike action in a dispute over pay.
More than 2,000 fuel tanker drivers will vote on an offer from the fuel haulage industry’s major employers that bosses hope will settle a dispute on job security, health and safety, and minimum standa
Bankers’ and bosses’ pay and bonuses, share prices, and profits have recovered nicely since the sudden crash of 2008-9.