Unite logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Have seen two conflicting statements today around the issue of the Samaritans and their relationship with Unite the Union.Unite is claiming that the Samaritans are de-reconising the union, maybe a a prelude to changes to terms and conditions etc. They have issued this statement:Problem for Samaritans - derecognising Unite24 July 2013 … Continue reading Are the Samaritans De-Recognising Unite?
Unite logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Good to read Len McCluskey's article in the Daily Mirror:If your son or daughter fancies becoming a Labour MP, forget it. They have more chance of cleaning in the Commons than being elected to it.That is what the row over Labour selection procedures is really about – who can play a … Continue reading Len McCluskey in the Daily Mirror
Image by bisgovuk via FlickrAnother unelected Government Minister is poking his nose into affairs that should be best left to elected representatives. 'Lord' Adonis has called the planned strike by BA cabin crew members of Unite as 'totally unjustified'.According to the BBC News Adonis has said:Let's be absolutely clear the stakes are incredibly high in … Continue reading Labour and the BA Strike
Image via WikipediaWell we've had the RMT out on strike recently and now Unite which represents 600 engineering, electrical, and management workers employed by London Underground has today (Tuesday) decided to reject the employer’s ‘final’ pay offer.The union will now be balloting it's members with regards to what action to take next.It will be interesting … Continue reading Unite the Union to call for Tube strike ballot