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Read the latest UniteNow Executive Council report from December 2016
Len McCluskey the General Secretary of Unite the Union submitted his resignation to the Unite Executive Council this afternoon. The resignation will take effect after the requisite notice period which means the resignation takes effect from 28th April 2017. The General Secretary Election timetable will follow the Executive Council timetable. Gail Cartmail the Assistant General […]
Unite rep Alliance is exactly that an Alliance of ordinary Industrial based, left thinking reps who are either standing for election, or who are considering standing for a seat on our Unite Executive Council. We are leading reps who work in every region, industry and sector within Unite which together form the diverse heart of […]
Unite Alliance will be providing comprehensive information and commentary on all independent candidates for the Unite Executive Council elections 2017.
EC election key dates and guidance W/C 31st October 2016 All Unite branches and workplace reps will be sent communications inviting members who are interested in standing in the EC elections to submit a campaign statement (150 words max) which asks branches or workplaces to nominate them as a candidate during the nomination period. This […]
Executive Council Elections 2017 – Guidance and Timetable
Read the latest Executive Council report September 2016
The report of the 4th Unite Policy conference is available on the Unite conferences website. The report contains the full text all of the Executive Statements and motions agreed at the conference. An up to date policy manual is being prepared by the Research Department which will be posted on the Unite Website due course.
Jeremy Corbyn has secured the backing of almost 300 Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs), in the latest sign that the favourite remains in pole position to be re-elected leader next month. Supporting nominations closed in the leadership contest today, with 285 CLPs giving their support to Corbyn, and 53 going to Owen Smith. Corbyn also won […]
Thousands of workers at Sports Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire are set to receive back pay totalling an estimated £1 million for non-payment of the minimum wage, Britain’ largest union, Unite announced today (Monday 15 August). 96 per cent of Unite members directly employed by Sports Direct at Shirebrook backed the deal secured by Unite. […]
Why are people so disaffected by the Labour party? As I write this there has been a backlash against MP’s that have delivered a significant vote of no confidence in their leader Jeremy Corbyn and whilst the members of the Labour party are up in arms about this as they voted him as their leader […]