Successful resistance to fire & rehire in Manchester

Ian Allinson a member of rs21 and rank and file candidate for UNITE general secretary in 2017, writes about the successful resistance by Manchester bus workers to the imposition of Fire & Rehire using Covid-19 as an excuse. Strikers were celebrating after voting to accept an offer and return to work. The strike was defensive…

OPEN LETTER AND PETITION TO LEN McCLUSKEY

We have revived this open letter and petition from Ian Allinson of UNITE Grassroots Left. It calls upon UNITE members to reject Len McCluskey’s call for the Labour Party to adopt the IHRA definition anti-semitism.   OPEN LETTER AND PETITION TO LEN McCLUSKEY We the undersigned call on you to oppose the adoption by the…

GRASSROOTS LEFT UNITE LEADERSHIP CANDIDATE ATTACKS COYNE’S AND McCLUSKEY’s CAPITULATION TO ANTI-MIGRANT POLITICS

Ian Allinson, the socialist candidate for Unite General Secretary, argues that McCluskey’s fudge on free movement stops him effectively defending members from the damage caused by Coyne’s attack on workers’ rights to free movement and equal treatment. Gerard Coyne, the right-wing candidate in this election, is all over the press this morning (Independent, Daily Mail)…