Unite

Enfield Ford Visteon occupation ends with no conclusion...

Some critical comments from a supporter on the ending of the Enfield Visteon occupation, which was recommended by the Unite union, despite there being no clear offer to the workers on the table.

Statement from Ford Visteon workers in Enfield

Statement from the North London Visteon workers, who have ended their occupation of their plant and begun to picket it from outside.

Visteon: Enfield occupation ends but the struggle continues

Visteon workers occupying their plant this week, photographed by Guido

Sacked workers occupying Visteon's Enfield plant vacated the premises following announcement of a "deal" discussed with the Unite union.

Unite union negotiates pay cut for members at Toyota

The Unite union has negotiated a 10% wage cut for its members at Toyota plants in Derby and North Wales.

Learning from experience: To win is to fight to the end

This is a short interview looking at the experience of a migrant worker who has become a labour activist, and was involved in the successful self-organised strike by the Schroders cleaners in October 2008.

Staythorpe builders walk out over jobs

A protestor cycles past the Staythorpe power station, Nottinghamshire.

Building workers on a new power station downed tools on unofficial strike early today, as wildcat action and protests over unemployment in the building trades and the lack of allocation of jobs to local workers spread south from the Lindsey refinery at Immingham.

Hundreds of Polish workers join wildcat strikes

600 workers, including hundreds of Polish workers, have walked out from Langage Power Station near Plymouth in solidarity with the wildcat actions sweeping across Britain.

‘British jobs for British workers’?

Construction workers’ anger against the employment of foreign labourers has boiled over. The revolt that started on Wednesday this week in Lincolnshire at the Lindsey oil refinery, then spread north to other parts of Humber and Tees, and has now reach Scotland and Wales. Around 3,000 workers have walked out on unofficial strike and they have been joined by several thousand other unemployed construction workers in protests at various construction sites.

Local government unions submit derisory pay claim

UNISON members in Derbyshire on strike last year over pay

UNISON, Unite and the GMB request a cost of living pay rise for council workers for 2009-10 of just 0.9%.

Dover port workers to resume strike action this Thursday

Workers at Dover port are to launch a three day strike from Thursday.