Full solidarity with rail cleaners taking strike action with the RMT.
Considering the long term attack on unions by the ruling class, claims that new legislation aims to encourage negotiating without accompanying strike action seem to be deliberately misleading, seemingly intended to mislead those who are not observing the reality of the ruling class’s onslaught on the working class.
At the TUC Conference in Brighton this September, all the real talk will be happening on the fringe. From 7pm on the evening of Monday 12 September, the Workers Party will be offering three great speakers for the bargain price of £4.89.
The Workers Party welcomes the emergence of every campaign which genuinely seeks to stand up for working class interests. The five demands of Enough is Enough mirror closely those commitmentsContinue reading “Enough is Enough – Break the Link with Labour!”
Join us at TUC Conference 2022 to discuss the future for our trade unions in Starmer’s Labour party. The Workers Party has organised a fringe event on Monday evening at 7pm in a city centre location. We’ll announce the venue nearer to the time to those who purchase a ticket. There’s only space for 70, so be sure to reserve your seat.
The Trade Union Group is deeply disappointed by the decisions made by both the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) and the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) at theirContinue reading “TU Group statement: FBU, ASLEF and the question of Labour Party affiliation”
The news that ASLEF will remain affiliated to the Labour Party is disappointing but not unexpected. Supporters of disaffiliation knew that it was going to be a difficult task extricatingContinue reading “ASLEF and the fight for political independence”
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Network Rail’s plan to cut up to 2,500 rail jobs, condemns transport secretary Grant Shapps threat to criminalise strikes and welcomes the overwhelming mandate for national strike action delivered by an RMT ballot of over 40,000 rail workers. A magnificent 89 percent voted for strike action on a turn out of 71 percent.
What is the reason for the decline of the Labour Party and is it a lost cause? George gives his straight forward and honest answer here as always, and it might upset some members of the ‘left’.
The Workers Party of Britain Trade Union group discussed recently how to win more workers to trade unionism and more trade unionists to socialism.