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View: The fight for PR needs to go through the unions

4 October 2021

The fight for PR needs to go through the unions, writes Usdaw rep Lee Booker. […]

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Statement on Proportional Representation motion at Labour Party conference

27 September 2021

A Green Party Trade Union Group statement on Proportional Representation motion at Labour Party conference. […]

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View: This is why we must Free Our Unions

23 August 2021

Here’s why why I think there are particular possibilities for collaboration between our campaign and yourselves as Green trade unionists, that I hope we can explore. […]

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View: The next party leaders should be bold and work with trade unions

14 August 2021

This Green Party leadership election, candidates should be dedicated to linking up with trade unions, writes Green and Usdaw Rep Lee Booker. […]

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View: More austerity would plunge our schools system into crisis

28 July 2021

Teachers need a real pay rise – for their sake and for ours. […]

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Sharon Graham: “Our obsession with the Labour Party needs to end”

19 July 2021

Our written interview with Sharon Graham, candidate for General Secretary of Unite the Union. Graham currently leads the union’s Organising and Leverage Department. […]

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Steve Turner: “I will be the greenest general secretary of our labour movement”

19 July 2021

Our written interview with Steve Turner, candidate for General Secretary of Unite the Union. Turner is currently the union’s Assistant General Secretary. […]

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Gerard Coyne: “I want to protect Unite members in tough times”

19 July 2021

Our written interview with Gerard Coyne, candidate for General Secretary of Unite the Union. Coyne was the union’s Regional Secretary in the West Midlands until 2017. […]

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Join an NHS 73rd Anniversary event in London or nation wide on 3rd July and make your voice heard.

21 June 2021

Join Greens at the demo in central London starting at University College Hospital near Euston, or join one of many events taking place across the city. 3RD JULY – CENTRAL LONDON DEMONSTRATION CAMDEN/ISLINGTON EVENT/ It’s time we get behind the workers fighting for the future of the NHS as a well-funded, well staffed, truly public […]

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Unite back Fire and Rehire Bill

18 June 2021

Unite, has today has endorsed Barry Gardiner’s parliamentary bill to end fire and rehire. Unite’s general secretary, Len McCluskey, called the practice, in which employers sack their workers only to rehire them on lower pay and worse conditions, “a disease that’s ripping through our workplaces”. Barry Gardiner MP presented his bill in Parliament as a Private […]

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Statements of solidarity

Green trade unionists congratulate Carla Denyer & Adrian Ramsay on their election as party co-leaders

1 October 2021

Green Party trade unionists and allies congratulated Carla Denyer & Adrian Ramsay on their election as the next leader of the Green Party of England & Wales. […]

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GPTU responds to news that BFAWU will disaffiliate from the Labour Party

28 September 2021

The Green Party Trade Union Group extended its solidarity to BFAWU as it took the momentous decision to disaffiliate from the Labour Party. […]

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Statement on Proportional Representation motion at Labour Party conference

27 September 2021

A Green Party Trade Union Group statement on Proportional Representation motion at Labour Party conference. […]

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Greens congratulate Sharon Graham on her election as Unite’s General Secretary

25 August 2021

As Sharon Graham was elected General Secretary of Unite the union, the UK’s second-largest trade union, Green Party figures congratulated Graham on her victory. […]

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PCS and UVW members working in the Royal Parks plan further strike action

6 August 2021

PCS and UVW members working in the Royal Parks plan further strike action from 16th to 30th August 2021. […]

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Greens pay tribute to former GPTU Chair Noel Lynch

3 August 2021

Figures from across the UK’s Green Parties paid tribute to Noel Lynch, the former London Assembly member and Trade Union Group Chair, who passed away this morning. The Green group of London AMs has led the way, publishing a tribute online, and it is expected that his life will be celebrated when the Assembly meets […]

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Lack of pay rise for NHS staff “an absolute insult”, say Greens

21 July 2021

The lack of any pay rise for NHS staff in the government’s announcement today is “an absolute insult” to those who have risked their lives throughout the Covid pandemic, the Green Party has said. […]

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Join an NHS 73rd Anniversary event in London or nation wide on 3rd July and make your voice heard.

21 June 2021

Join Greens at the demo in central London starting at University College Hospital near Euston, or join one of many events taking place across the city. 3RD JULY – CENTRAL LONDON DEMONSTRATION CAMDEN/ISLINGTON EVENT/ It’s time we get behind the workers fighting for the future of the NHS as a well-funded, well staffed, truly public […]

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Support the campaign for decent pay, public ownership, and patient safety in our NHS.

20 June 2021

A briefing event for Green Party members, on how to support the campaign for decent pay, public ownership, and patient safety in our NHS. […]

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Climate change, COP26, zero carbon economy and job creation

19 June 2021

UCU London Retired Members Branch Climate change, COP26, zero carbon economy and job creation Our branch’s motion to UCU Congress was composited with others and passedVotes in favour 220Votes against 4Registered abstentions 4 The IPCC 2018 Special Report has warned of the dire consequences of exceeding 1.5oC global average warming. To avoid this global carbon […]

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