The TGWU has published a consultation document on its plans to merge with Amicus and the GMB, and is asking for responses by 5 May.
Eight cleaners working on the Central Line face the sack after travelling to work at a station for which they had not been given tickets.
Women truck drivers who use the port of Folkestone are celebrating a breakthrough this week in their world-wide “Right to Pee” campaign.
by a TGWU member
Supporters of the Broad Left have won a decisive victory in the elections for the executive of the Transport and General Workers Union.
Terminal 5 strikes
TGWU, GMB and UCATT members building Heathrow’s Terminal 5 struck on Friday 20 and Monday 23 January in their battle over bonuses with contractor Laing O’Rourke — despite claims in the bosses’ press that the action was being called off following a settlement.
This article was wrongly attributed to Tom Cashman. To read an apology click here.
As we go to press, elections are taking place for the General Executive Council of the TGWU.
On 5 January British Airways sacked a second shop steward for
involvement in the Heathrow Airport baggage handlers' strike of 11-12
August in support of the Gate Gourmet catering workers, producing
food for BA's flights, who were locked out on 10 August.
The Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) representative at Peckham bus garage, Andy Beadle, was reinstated last week after an appeal against his victimisation.
LONDON action called off
By a PCS Socialist Caucus member in London
The planned strike action over job cuts in the London Department of Work and Pensions has been called off, despite a strong mandate from the membership for action.
by stan crooke
The approach of the AWL, and its predecessors, to union mergers has not always been one of support.