Fran Healthcote and Paul O'Connor detail their key pledges for the PCS elections, with the ballot for General Secretary and Assistant General Secretary closing on December 14th.
"Without Gaza’s journalists, there would be no independent account of what has befallen the region" - support from journalists' unions is keeping the cameras rolling in Gaza.
"This alarming report paints a picture of a dysfunctional and mismanaged fire service. Deep cuts to resources have left Avon fire and rescue in a state of crisis" - Matt Wrack, FBU General Secretary
“The autumn statement was an abject failure for workers. The chancellor had a golden opportunity to tackle the issues threatening jobs and livelihoods and missed the target on every occasion."
The left of the trade union and labour movement has led the efforts to offer solidarity to the people of Palestine and call for a ceasefire in Gaza.
Ian Lavery writes about the missed opportunities to deliver for ordinary people in the King's Speech, thanks to a Conservative Party that continues to redistribute to the wealthiest in society.
RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said that it was a resounding victory for the union’s campaign and a win for passengers, community groups and rail workers alike.
"Miller & Carter are using this system to make low paid waiting staff compensate for the inadequate wages it pays to bar, kitchen and junior management workers."
"We won our pay deal by standing firm and standing together. Public support for trade unionism is the strongest and most wide-ranging it’s been in my lifetime, and I’d advise anyone not in a union to join one." Jacob Sanders, St Mungo's covenor By the Trades Union Congress (TUC) After three months of strike action…
"This sale of Arriva to a tax haven registered company underscores what a perverse and corrupt system rail privatisation is in this country" - Mick Lynch, RMT.