Unite’s Len McCluskey remembers KEVIN HALPIN, whose devoted work on behalf of his class left an indelible mark on today’s labour movement
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
LEN McCLUSKEY won the backing of defence worker members yesterday in his bid to be re-elected as Unite’s general secretary.
The union’s members at the Faslane and Coulport naval bases, where Trident nuclear submarines are based, voted overwhelmingly to support Mr...
Monday 20th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
UNITE leader Len McCluskey called on ministers yesterday to “come clean” over a leaked list dividing British industries into high, medium and low priority in the Brexit negotiations.
The leaked list, published in The Times newspaper, describes the beleaguered steel industry...
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
McCluskey warns of dangerous tidings for manufacturing
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
MINISTERS must guarantee that British steel will be used by big projects to save the ailing industry, MPs demanded yesterday, writes Conrad Landin.
The all-party parliamentary group on steel and metal-related industries called on the government to act as Theresa May’s industrial...
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017
UNITE have urged the Tories to honour promises made on pensions a quarter of a century ago as Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) workers begin their second day of strike action.
Six hundred Unite members employed at AWE began a 48-hour stoppage at midnight yesterday over plans to...
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
by Felicity Collier
INFLATION rose to its highest level in two-and-a-half years, hitting 1.6 per cent last month, official figures revealed yesterday.
The Consumer Price Index figure is up from 1.2 per cent in November and is greater than the forecast 1.4 per cent. A...
Wednesday 18th Jan 2017
- EXPOSED: Bosses’ poor excuses for failing to pay staff properly
- One Claimed Worker was Foreign ‘So didn’t Deserve Min Wage’
- Another Refsued to Pay Out for Employee who ‘Only Made Tea and Swept the Floor’
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
LEN McCLUSKEY warned Theresa May yesterday that Britain leaving the EU single market could jeopardise industrial and science-based jobs.
The Unite leader urged her to pursue ways of addressing the public’s concerns about freedom of movement without putting the livelihoods of some...
Tuesday 10th Jan 2017
UNITE general secretary Len McCluskey laid out bold plans yesterday to revive the Scottish economy and protect jobs in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Speaking at a meeting in Glasgow, Mr McCluskey said a public investment plan similar to the 2008 bank bailout is needed for...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017