An activist in BASSA, the section of the Unite union which covers BA cabin crew, spoke to Solidarity about the deal negotiated between the airline and union leaders which workers are now voting on.
Grass Roots Left (GRL), which emerged from Jerry Hicks’ campaign in the Unite General Secretary election, has officially launched itself as an organisation.
On Tuesday 17 May members of the National Union of Teachers will begin balloting on strikes against the government's plans to increase their pension contributions, raise their pension age, and cut their pensions.
The Grass Roots Left (GRL) which emerged from Jerry Hicks’ campaign in the Unite General Secretary election has officially launched itself as an organisation.
Unite has put the brakes on potential industrial action as it enters into new “exploratory” talks with British Airways management.
A statement about Libya has appeared on the website of Unite, declaring itself simply to be a “Unite statement” without any indication of what committee of the union it was endorsed by.
For the fourth time in two years, cabin crew workers at British Airways have returned a huge majority for strike action on an enormous turnout.
A wildcat strike at a BP plant near Hull has forced management to back down on plans for unilateral redundancies.
After calling off its initial ballot over fears of a legal challenge from bosses, Unite has begun the process of re-balloting British Airways cabin crew workers for further strike action.
Around 300 people attended the 26 February Scottish TUC anti-cuts rally in Glasgow’s Pavilion Theatre.