Motion on Breaking the Link with Labour
The membership of those trade unions striking over the last year and a half and their continued affiliation to the Labour party stand in contradiction.
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.
An important moment in trade union history will now be marked by a blue plaque commemorating the 1888 matchgirls’ strike in east London. It is one of 14 blue plaquesContinue reading “Plaque to honour the match girls strike”