On a day of shame for the Labour party, a few stood firm – while some unions betrayed the movement. In last night’s PLP meeting, only Barry Gardiner spoke up for Corbyn at Labour’s parliamentary meeting As Skwawkbox reported earlier, the Starmerite – and Stalinist – drones on Labour’s national executive (NEC) have voted to […]
Yet more signs of TUC/Labour pressure as NASUWT puts pathetic government pay offer to teachers Teachers have reacted with fury after their unions asked them to ‘consider’ an appallingly insulting pay offer from the government. The proposed ‘deal’ consists of a one-off, unfunded payment of £1000 for the current year and a derisory, far below […]
State submits no evidence in persecution of workers as trial collapses in farce The prosecution of the so-called ‘GMB three’ has collapsed in farce. The three had been arrested last May charged with wilful obstruction of the highway under the Thatcherite 1980 Highways Act anti-strike law after attempting to ask drivers not to cross their […]
Management has tried to sell deal as a win, as more and more unions capitulate under alleged pressure from Starmer and TUC The left on the UCU union’s higher education committee have defeated an attempt by the union’s management to railroad striking workers into a ballot on a dire ‘deal’ offered by employers that members […]
Disputes with train operating companies continue, but RMT solidarity brings big win while managements of some other unions undermine their members Mick Lynch’s RMT union has won a major victory – and a significant pay-rise – for members working in Network Rail. 76% of members on a 90% turnout voted to accept an improved offer […]
‘Neither’ and ‘don’t know’ vote dwarfs score for either party leader – and no surprise there Both Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak – two sides of the same dire, droning coin – were soundly beaten in the latest Opinium poll of voter assessment of who would make the best prime minister. The appalling Sunak managed […]
String of union recommendations and called-off strikes linked to pressure from Labour right and TUC, say union insiders The string of unions calling off industrial action on nothing but an offer of talks or appalling pay offers – with many strings attached by the government – and in some cases even recommending those offers to […]
SEC accepts US$3m settlement over charges Blackbaud failed to disclose full extent of data loss Blackbaud, the company at the centre of the first of two major Labour party data breaches in consecutive years, has agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) three million US dollars to settle the SEC’s charges that it […]
The 40 workers at one of Visy’s can-making factories, in Shepparton, Victoria, are planning to walk out for four days after today's Labour Day public holiday, bringing their strike days this year to 17.
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A successful 24-hour strike at the University of Sydney last Thursday kicked off plans for a semester of escalating industrial action.
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