Amicus, the union formed by the merger of MSF and AEEU, has released the results of the elections to its National Executive. 23 of the left (Amicus Unity Gazette) candidates were elected, out of the 48 Executive places.
Matt Wrack, London Region FBU, told Solidarity about the importance of the National Officer elections
The National Officer election ballot is extremely important. It is an opportunity for ordinary members to influence the direction the union is going to take in the coming period.
- Civil Service - Vote 'yes' to fight on pay and pensions!
- Post - Rank and file must prepare to defend jobs
- London Underground - Strike against victimisation
- Unifi recruit call-centre staff for jobs fight
- Amicus - Vote Gazette/ Left Unity!
After two derailments in two days, Tubeworker urges workers and the unions to push forward their fight for safety and to bring back the Tube's maintenance into the public sector.
Workplace stories include the fight to save Chris Barrett's job, the sham terrorist exercise at Bank, and the election for RMT President.
- Time to organise labour representation
- Underground pay referenda: Vote No!
- TGWU: why Dromey won
- University lecturers
- Support John Page
- Vote Agenda for Change
Preparing to fight over pay and conditions
Tubeworker's front page reflects the anger and frustration amongst Underground workers over low pay and inequalities in working hours, discount travel and pensions. Tubeworker also assesses why Mick Rix lost the ASLEF General Secretary election to right-winger Shaun Brady.
Download the bulletin in pdf format.
By John Moloney, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) executive, personal capacity
A joint left/centre electoral slate has won the National Executive elections in the civil service union PCS. On a 14% turnout (down on last year) the slate won 34 seats to the right wing’s nine.
- Organise to fight job cuts
- Vote Pete Keenlyside
- Leighton's Dirty Trick
- Stop bullying
By a PCS member
The Executive election in the civil service union PCS is now entering its final stages. The votes have to be in by noon on the 3 July. Given that the return envelope is second class, the effective last day to vote is 1 July.