A worker involved with the “3 Cosas” campaign spoke to Solidarity about their fight for equal rights and union democracy.
Construction workers recently won an eight-week strike at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane.
Media workers voted today at their union’s conference to make policy and instruct its executive only every two years.
I am in a local government Unison branch which has a firm branch position of opposition to the pension offer currently on the table.
On 4 March 2012, the long-held suspicions of hundreds of trade union activists in the construction industry were confirmed when it was revealed that the British state had been colluding with construction contractors to prevent union activists from getting work.
To turn round the public sector pensions campaign now will need not much less than a miracle.
A Tory councillor in Redbridge recently described calls to limit tweeting in Town Hall meetings as “Stalinist”.
Sally Hunt, the right-wing incumbent, has been re-elected general secretary of the University and College Union.
Public sector union committees, branches, and workplace groups should call emergency meetings to reject the sell-out on pensions outlined at the TUC public sector group meeting on 19 December.
As Solidarity goes to press on 10 January, the public-sector pensions battle is in the balance.