A recent report by Acas into the work of the Certification Office (which, among other things, maintains the official register of trade unions) identifies a “steady trickle” of new unions being established, despite a general trend of decline.
A worker involved with the “3 Cosas” campaign spoke to Solidarity about their fight for equal rights and union democracy.
Around the globe, migrant women’s labour plays an important role in developing capitalism.
Cleaning workers employed by the contractor Mitie at the Barbican Centre in London struck on Thursday 21 March.
The Workers’ Liberty workplace activists’ school took place over the weekend of 2-3 March in central London.
Recently, I co-authored a book on online campaigning for trade unions and self-published it using a print-on-demand service called CreateSpace.
Cleaning workers in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) at John Lewis stores in London recently won an important victory when their threat of industrial action secured an immediate and backdated 9% pay increase.
The IWW currently has two priority campaign in London. Firstly, there is a major campaign at John Lewis, which has just landed a major victory.
On Monday 12 November, the Industrial Workers of the World union (IWW) launched a fresh pay dispute on behalf of outsourced cleaners at John Lewis.
The GMB union has been conducting a campaign of demonstrations outside Next stores to highlight the issue of low pay at the high-street clothing retailer.