‘Totally useless measure’

General Election 2017

Modern work

What is happening in the world of work is understandably an issue in the general election. But it is worth remembering that last year the... Read More
General Election 2017

‘Chaos and confusion’

Theresa May was forced into a humiliating U-turn today (May 22) over the Tories’ “dementia tax” manifesto pledge – just four days after she announced... Read More
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‘Catastrophic consequences’

The Conservative’s plan to reduce immigration to the tens of thousands would cause “catastrophic economic consequences”, a study by an employer-backed think tank shows.  ... Read More
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Raking it in

Among the Tory party’s top wealthy donors is a businessman who has been interviewed under caution by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over corruption, money... Read More

Pay your dues

Unite today (May 19) called on the new owners of Transline to break with the past by building a new constructive relationship with both its... Read More

‘Crazy’ clamping threat

Unite has warned private housing building firm Mears and joint venture company Manchester Working  that its “crazy” clamping threats have only strengthened the resolve of workers... Read More
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‘Fighting for Labour’

Unite has launched its campaign to persuade its members to play their part in the June 8 general election.   According to Unite, its 1.4m... Read More
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No mercy May

Theresa May was described as a “dementia taxing” “lunch snatcher” today, as she launched a Tory manifesto that would see a continuation of damaging policies... Read More
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Squeezed – again

Labour and the unions attacked the Tories’ economic record after new figures showed that workers have been hit with a renewed wage squeeze.   Pay... Read More
News Feature

‘Slapped in the Face’

An overwhelming nine out of 10 Unite members working at GKN Aerospace Services Ltd near Bristol, have voted for strike action beginning next week (May... Read More
Comment General Election 2017

Who’s really to blame?

It is a truism that we always think our present is the best or the worse depending on the circumstances – it usually isn’t.  This... Read More

Steel pension plans

Tata Steel announced yesterday (May 16) an outline agreement on how it would restructure its pension scheme.   It pledged to pump £550m into the... Read More
News Feature

Grangemouth ‘vulnerable’

Controversial energy firm INEOS refused to pay for terrorism prevention measures at its Grangemouth plants because they were too expensive, according to reports.   An... Read More
News Feature

The power of belonging

Belonging: the Truth Behind the Headlines is an explosive new documentary investigating where real power lies in this country – and never has a release... Read More

Offer on the table

Unite announced that it would be suspending further industrial action at the carmaker BMW today (May 17) while members considered an offer from the company... Read More
Sound and Vision

The truth behind the headlines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm5-zulfBEY&feature=youtu.be   In an exclusive interview, filmmaker Morag Livingstone speaks to UniteLive about what inspired her to make an explosive new investigative feature documentary film,... Read More