Protest at drinks giant’s job cuts

Published: July 30, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

by Keith Richmond Twenty thousand distillery workers and their supporters took to the streets of Kilmarnock at the weekend to protest at Diageo’s decision to put 900 people on the …

Community anger at Corus planned cuts

Published: January 29, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

COMMUNITY, the union which represents the majority of British workers at the steel company Corus, has reacted angrily to the firm’s announcement that it wants to cut 2,500 jobs and …

RMT steps up its campaign to stop cuts

Published: January 22, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

RMT general secretary Bob Crow and Ian Gibson, Labour MP for Norwich North, lobbied commuters at Liverpool Street station in London on Tuesday as the union stepped up its campaign …

What future for our buses?

Published: August 15, 2016
Written by Trevor Hopper

Buses may be unfashionable, but they remain an important constituent of our social fabric, writes Trevor Hopper. There is some debate on whether Margaret Thatcher actually stated that a man …

The struggle to outrun the limits of Labourism

Published: August 9, 2016
Written by Sheila Cohen

Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth Of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour Verso £12.99 “Poor old Jeremy” has been the refrain sounding in my brain since watching Corbyn suffer the torments surrounding …

Auditors find payment errors

Published: August 8, 2016
Written by David Hencke

Overworked staff at a Ministry of Justice agency made a series of serious blunders in paying out complex criminal compensation payments to victims, a report by the government’s auditors has …

Mass opposition fails to stop employment law

Published: July 25, 2016
Written by Chris Myant

Those radical trade unionists of the extreme left who dragged an oh-so-patient and reasonable French President into the gutter of violent protest have marked “the bitter triumph of confrontation over …

Child poverty increasing

Published: July 22, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Ian Hernon Child poverty is on the rise again, according to a House of Commons Library research paper. Based on official figures, the paper showed that in 2014-15, 2.5 million …

GMB fights Uber over workers’ rights

Published: July 22, 2016
Written by Ian Hernon

Ian Hernon The GMB is backing test cases against Uber, a multi-national, multi-billion dollar company which the union claims is unlawfully denying their private hire drivers fundamental workplace rights. The …