#freeourunions at Labour Party conference 2019

Published 25th September 2019. At this year’s hectic Labour Party conference, most Free Our Unions activists were absorbed in other campaigning – around the Green New Deal, Grenfell and fire safety, migrants’ rights, left anti-Brexit campaigning, among other issues – but the campaign was very much present.

Labour conference commits to “abolishing anti-union laws” (again)

Published on The Clarion website, on 27th September 2018. Following the policy on repealing the anti-union laws and re-establishing the right to strike passed at Labour Party conference in 2015 and 2017, this year’s conference again resolved (in the Brexit composite!) that: “Labour will form a radical government; taxing the rich to fund better public services, expanding commonContinue reading “Labour conference commits to “abolishing anti-union laws” (again)”

“Young workers turned up for us – we must turn up for them”

The following speech was delivered by Maria Bagnall, delegate from Charnwood CLP in Leicestershire, at Labour Party conference. The motion she was supporting established clear Labour policy for supporting workers’ struggles, for repeal of all anti-trade union laws and for positive legal rights for workers and their unions.