‘Rebirth of trade union movement has begun’

Unite general secretary Sharon Graham gave an inspiring speech to a packed crowd for the 40th anniversary of the miners’ strike, which was held at the historic council chamber of the Yorkshire Area of the National Union of Mineworkers in Barnsley on Saturday (March 9). You can watch her full speech in the video below:

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DHL Aviation – on the picket line

Striking DHL Aviation workers at East Midlands Airport stood defiant on the picket line on Wednesday (February 28) as they were joined by their general secretary Sharon Graham. The Unite members are now fighting a massive real-terms pay cut by their employer DHL Aviation, which Unite research has shown has made record-breaking profits. You can […]

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‘This year will be defined by political choices’

This year will be another defined by the political choices we make. With the severity of our predicament becoming ever clearer, the only difference will be the importance of the decisions being taken. If Britain were a hospital patient most doctors would mark us down as being in a “bad way”, our recovery touch and […]

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Energy back into public hands call

Unite general secretary Sharon Graham reiterated her union’s call to take energy back into public hands at the Labour Party Conference on Monday (October 9), in a speech that was dominated by cheers and applause. Moving a motion on critical infrastructure, Unite’s leader began by thanking workers in Britain who “fought the profiteers as well […]

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