Trade Unions

Fifty years of feminist organising in Britain – challenges for the future

This is linked to women’s traditional role in social reproduction – caring is something that we are socialised to see as natural. This is fundamental to a world where the pursuit of profit is what is valued – even when it involves producing products that are at best ephemeral if not either useless or damaging of people and planet.

8th March 2020 // 1 Comment

Harland and Wolff: bitter present, ugly past

Harland and Wolff once employed 35,000 people. Its workforce was the aristocracy of the city’s working class; heavily unionised and well paid by local standards. They were enthusiastic participants in major sectarian pogroms

8th August 2019 // 0 Comments

Education strikes are women’s strikes

“The struggle for gender justice has always been and remains today crucial for the struggle for labour and social justice in general” – Sara Farris Two of [...]

8th March 2018 // 0 Comments

Support the Ukranian railworkers’ union

The Ukrainian transport workers at the “Kyivpastrans” bus and trolleybus workplaces of Kyiv are facing increasing pressure to break their union.   Management have [...]

16th December 2016 // 0 Comments