Category: Trade Unions

Pensions Day of Action

I am proud to be a union member today. The Day of Action showed that the unions are as relevant today as on 27 February 1900, when a massed meeting of unions spawned the Labour Party. Of course we expect the Tories to misrepresent public sector pensions, because the only way the Big Society will […]

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Defending the Union Link

The relationship between trade unions and the Labour party has always had its difficulties, and it is not uncommon for Labour leaders to be met with criticism at union conferences as Ed Miliband was yesterday. But it is certainly true that the Labour party grew out of the trade union movement, and I think that […]

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