UVW dispute

It is with significant regret that the Union Workers’ Union (UWU) must announce we are formally in dispute with the United Voices of the World (UVW) union over a failure to meaningfully consult over proposed redundancies.

Our 2022 election results plus member sign up opportunities…

Following a whopping 47% turnout, we are delighted to announce that the following nominees were elected: President: Tracy Edwards General Secretary: Chris Musgrave Executive members: Andrew Woodman, Russel Waterhouse, Mark Oley, Cheryl Gedling, Alan Brown and Jon Benson.  At the first meeting of the new cycle, the new executive supported a heartfelt vote of thanks to outgoing … Continue reading Our 2022 election results plus member sign up opportunities…

Lifting the lid – major trade union uses wholly owned subsidiary company to undercut terms and conditions and union bust

Employers who create wholly owned subsidiary companies to engage workers with inferior terms and conditions conjures thoughts of the advancing neoliberal agenda in the public sector. However the Union Workers’ Union can reveal that a well known and long established trade union is a proponent of this practice which is often derided by the wider … Continue reading Lifting the lid – major trade union uses wholly owned subsidiary company to undercut terms and conditions and union bust