AI – Talks on new agreement underway

A couple of weeks ago I received the following from Unite regarding the dispute at Amensty International. It’s good news and updates my blog of 9 March.  ‘Following a meeting between shop stewards, the representative of Unite and the Secretary General...

Still wanting us to pay for their crisis

At last Friday’s European network meeting at the TUC we received an update of the continuing fight back against attacks on our pay, working conditions and social benefits across Europe. Protests against austerity continue in Greece and the first general strike of the...

Amnesty International threatens workers’ rights

 I recently received a copy of a news release from Unite, the trade union, stating that Amnesty International had told its workers based outside the UK that they will no longer have the right to remain members of the UK based union. A copy of the news release dated 21...

Resisting Murdoch’s BSkyB takeover

On the evening of decision by Culture Secretary to give the green light to Murdoch’s proposed takeover of BSkyB, the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom (CPBF) and the NUJ held at demonstration outside Hunt’s office, just off Trafalgar Square. It...