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View: We All Need to Oppose Tory Anti-Union Laws

24 May 2022

We all need to oppose the Government’s latest proposed anti-union law. […]

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Dozens of Green candidates take pledge to support workers and unions

1 May 2022

Green Party candidates have taken the Trade Union Group’s pledge to support trade unions and workers’ rights if elected as local authority councillors. […]

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View: Five reasons why we should end outsourcing

23 March 2022

By using private contractors to deliver public services, local authorities are shortchanging their communities. It’s time this was better understood writes Ellen Lees on behalf of the Green Party Trade Union Group. […]

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View: The importance of working with unions

16 February 2022

I have seen first-hand how working closely with unions can have a transformative impact, both on the ways we work and on the community around us. […]

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View: The power of local politics

8 February 2022

As Greens we know that the impact of a shift in local politics can be transformative. […]

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View: Critical engagement with XR’s Black Friday Amazon blockades

29 November 2021

Extinction Rebellion is right to challenge business and government for leading the world into ecological catastrophe, but must establish close links with local working class communities. […]

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View: Empower the unions to fight the climate crisis

6 November 2021

We must empower the unions to fight the climate crisis, writes Green Party Trade Union Group Chair Matthew Hull on the COP26 Coalition’s Day of Action. […]

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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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Statements of solidarity

GPTU backs NEU campaign to replace Ofsted

12 April 2022

The Green Party of England and Wales has a long-standing policy to replace Ofsted and so we welcome the launch at the National Education Union Conference this week of a […]

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Greens express solidarity with UCU members at Richmond upon Thames College

8 April 2022

The Green Party Trade Union Group on Friday expressed its solidarity with UCU members at Richmond upon Thames College, who are fighting against management plans to fire workers and rehire them on worse pay, terms, and conditions. […]

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Support RMT Members in P&O Ferries Dispute

18 March 2022

The Green Party Trade Union Group expresses our disgust at the dismissal on Thursday of approximately 800 seafarers by P&O Ferries. We stand in solidarity with the workers and their union, RMT. […]

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Greens vote to campaign for a £15 minimum wage

23 October 2021

The Green Party today voted to extend solidarity to the Bakers, Food & Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) and support their ‘Fight for 15’ campaign for a £15 minimum wage. […]

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Greens say #StopFireAndRehire

22 October 2021

Green Party members came together at their Autumn Conference in support of the private members’ bill to stop ‘fire and rehire’. […]

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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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