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.
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Enough is Enough – Break the Link with Labour!
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 12 September
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.
Bus drivers to strike in North West
In a matter of days, Arriva bus drivers in the North West will take to the picket line in the second time in less than five years.
GMB Congress underway
Its been an emotional return to face to face congress for members of the GMB this week, the first one since the pandemic. The opening at the weekend saw theContinue reading “GMB Congress underway”
TU Group statement: FBU, ASLEF and the question of Labour Party affiliation
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”
ASLEF and the fight for political independence
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”
Support the striking rail workers! Defend the right to strike!
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.
Support the NSK strikers in Durham!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the refusal of NSK Europe to budge from its derisory pay offer of 1.6 percent and warmly supports workers at NSK’s two Durham factoriesContinue reading “Support the NSK strikers in Durham!”
Victory to the rail workers!
jobs and congratulates the RMT for balloting over 40,000 of its members for strike action. Workers whose jobs are threatened include those who maintain tracks, signals and overhead lines. The RMT is to ballot its members in fifteen train operating companies, including LNER, Chiltern, Avanti, Cross Country and South Western.