Never forget

Why Unite’s Andy Wilson is passionate about safety

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Acknowledge our proposals


Pension proposals by workers at AWE plc - the Atomic Weapons Establishment - to break the logjam in their long-running pensions’ dispute have been ignored,... Read More
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Fight for the living


Friends and families who have lost loved ones to workplace fatalities are having to wait an agonising 3 years 4 months to secure justice ,... Read More
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Food bank Britain


As families already struggling under a generation of austerity are doubly hit by the introduction of Universal Credit, food bank use has skyrocketed and now... Read More
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Inspiring other workers


Unite the union has congratulated Wood Group shop stewards who have won this year’s STUC Organising Award – and said their example will inspire other... Read More
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GS ballot announcement


Len McCluskey has been re-elected general secretary of Unite, the union announced today (April 21).   Votes cast in the election were as follows: Len... Read More
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Urgent meeting call


Unite has called for an urgent meeting with the management of Icelandic Seachill in Grimsby, following today’s (April 21) announcement that one of the town’s... Read More
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‘Immoral’


Just a day after BMW justified its pension scheme closure plans by calling the scheme “unsustainable and unaffordable” in a statement on Wednesday (April 19),... Read More
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Where do you stand?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxIV2asr0uU&feature=youtu.be   A new film by Unite is highlighting the need to protect the United Kingdom’s crucial automotive sector from the uncertainty of a hard... Read More
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Hidden power


As the shock subsides, the reality sets in – little more than two years after having had a general election, Britons brace themselves for yet... Read More
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‘Excellent turnout’


Japan’s ambassador to the UK has been asked to intervene in the current dispute involving the IT giant Fujitsu which could see 1,800 job losses.... Read More
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Open skies?


The UK aviation industry’s chance of a successful post-Brexit takeoff could be hindered because of Theresa May’s shock announcement of a general election on June... Read More
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Stop pensions robbery


Watch Unite plant convenor Norman Gough explain why workers have been driven to hold the first ever strikes yesterday (April 19) by BMW’s UK workforce... Read More
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Ferry strike called off


Tomorrow’s strike (April 21) that would have hit travellers using the Woolwich Ferry has been suspended, as ‘positive progress’ has been made in talks today... Read More
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Lives uprooted


Hundreds of homeless families from London are being forced to uproot their lives and move to private rented accommodation miles outside the capital or else... Read More
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Fighting for respect


For hundreds of workers at the BMW Mini plant in Cowley, just outside of Oxford, today (April 19) was their first ever day of strike... Read More
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Solid support


A 24 hour strike by BMW workers making car engines and the Mini was being solidly supported today (April 19), as workers mounted picket lines... Read More