Category Archives: trade unions

THIRTY-FIVE LOCAL CANDIDATES SIGN THE WORKERS’ PLEDGE AHEAD OF LOCAL ELECTIONS

Thirty-Five candidates have now signed Unite the Union Herefordshire and Worcestershire Branch’s Workers’ Pledge ahead of Thursday’s Local Elections. Candidates from all of the elections taking place this week across our two counties have supported Unite’s request to stand by workers and their right to join a union if elected as a Councillor. The local Unite Branch’s Workers’ Pledge asked

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LOCAL UNION BRANCH ASKS COUNCIL CANDIDATES TO SIGN A NEW WORKERS’ PLEDGE

At a recent branch meeting, the Unite the Union Herefordshire and Worcestershire Branch voted to create a Workers’ Pledge to be distributed to all candidates in the upcoming local elections on the 6th of May. The branch is asking candidates to add their signatures to the pledge to promise to voters that they will represent the needs of workers and

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Worcester TUC: Sunak’s Budget Fails Working People

Worcester Trades Union Council (WTUC) have expressed their concern that the budget released by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the 3 March fails to address concerns raised by unions. The local Trades Council, which is made up of Trade Union branches across the city, have branded Rishi Sunak’s budget as being merely more of the same—a continuation of austerity

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Sign up for the TUC Young Workers’ Conference 2021

As previously reported by Worcestershire Transformed, the pandemic has hit young workers particularly hard. A concoction of low pay and precarious work has highlighted the importance of young workers joining Trade Unions and getting active within their branches. That is why this year’s TUC Young Workers’ Conference 2021 comes at an important time.  The online event will take place on

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