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International solidarity – how workers can collaborate across borders, disrupt multinationals and work across unions and industries for shared interests – January 23rd

22 January 2024

Join us at the next online meeting of Green Party Trade Union group, at 6pm on Tuesday 23 January. This one is on the theme of international solidarity – how […]

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NEU calls for a ceasefire in Gaza as its sister Palestinian union’s video shows destruction of schools

11 January 2024

The NEU has issued a New Year’s message reiterating its call for an immediate and lasting ceasefire in Gaza where the relentless Israeli bombardment has killed more than 22,000 Palestinians […]

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Motion to unite trade unions on climate action

21 December 2023

The Campaign Against Climate Change has circulated a motion that it hopes will unite as much of the trade union movement as possible around a strong call for climate action […]

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Primary school support staff’s solidarity lays down a marker for future battles over cuts

18 December 2023

Many schools are facing cuts due to lack of funding, rising inflation and huge energy costs. The largest proportion of school budgets is spent on staff: teachers, teaching support staff, […]

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Green Party moves forward on trade union solidarity

18 December 2023

As we look back on Autumn Conference it is worth recalling the positive steps that were made. This is not just a matter of policy motions but the involvement of […]

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GPTU welcomes RMT victory over ticket office closures

31 October 2023

The Green Party Trade Union Group are proud to have played our part in supporting the campaign to keep ticket offices open along with thousands of others. It is a […]

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Agreement paves way for full restoration of university pension benefits by April

5 October 2023

5 October 2023 UUK has agreed to reverse the 35% cut made to the industry’s Universities Superannuation Scheme pension and restore what has been lost. In a joint statement, UUK and […]

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TUC joins fight against the Anti-Boycott Bill

13 September 2023

The Trade Union Congress yesterday joined more than 60 organisations including tade unions, human rights and climate action campaigns in opposing the government’s Anti-Boycott Bill. The bill would prohibit public […]

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GPTU Report to Green Party AGM – 2023 A year of campaigning, solidarity & strengthening of policy

18 August 2023

August 2023 The Green Party Trade Union Group has continued to grow in 2023, albeit less active than last year. Members have used our resources to back campaigns like the […]

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Conference Motions recommended for prioritisation by the GPTU

18 August 2023

The First Agenda for Autumn Conference 2023 has been published and all members can take part in deciding which motions they think are the most important (and should therefore be heard first) by taking […]

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