Last week, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust dropped plans to transfer more than 900 workers - including porters, cleaners and catering staff - to NHS subsidiary firm. This was a great victory for striking workers, who won this dispute through the strength of their industrial action. Yet that action was supported every step of the way by sustained political pressure from across the Labour Party.Read more
We're pleased to present two new resources which we hope will help you to strengthen the union link where you live - a short, accesible guide and a training video. These are made for CLP TULO reps but should be of interested to any activist that wants to engage in joint campaigning between the movement and the Party at a local level. Find out more about the history of the union link, how unions and the Party work together and 10 ideas for joint campaigning.Read more
I have been a trade unionist all my working life as I believe that trade union membership is the best way of ensuring fairness at work for employees. Similarly, I have been a member of the Labour Party for the majority of my adult life. As a socialist, I believe that the Labour Party’s values of equality, fairness and the need to build a society for the many not the few, are values I hold dear.Read more
A big thank you to every unionstogether activist for what you did over the past few months to contribute to the election campaign – we won the support of millions of people, in every part of the country, for Labour’s manifesto of hope. And you made it all possible.Read more
This week, yet again, we're seeing the Tories’ true colours when it comes to our rights at work.
Lately, we’ve heard them claim that they’re the ‘real workers’ party’, and that we should trust them that they’ll protect our rights at work through Brexit.Read more
Yesterday, we got a little glimpse of what the Tories really think Brexit means for our rights.
The Brexit Select Committee met yesterday, and took evidence on life after Brexit for what they call ‘regulations’ (and what we would probably call ‘rights’, ‘standards’ or ‘protections’).
Since the Referendum, the Tories have been offering some warm words on workplace rights. Of course they’ll all be protected, they promise…Read more