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I will not allow UK jobs to be put at risk

Speaking to reps from three Vauxhall plants on Monday (26 February), Len McCluskey will say: “This is a very anxious time for Unite members working for General Motors. That’s why I am bringing together over 100 shop steward from across the three UK Vauxhall sites.  It will be their opportunity to express the views from… Read more »

Len McCluskey condemns austerity cuts during Northern Ireland visit

Len McCluskey, the general secretary of trade union Unite, will condemn the Westminster and Stormont governments’ austerity cuts, when he meets with reps and members in Belfast on Thursday (23 February). And he will call for a Brexit “on our terms” which protects jobs, working conditions, pay and workers’ rights and ensures Northern Ireland’s manufacturing firms retain… Read more »

Len McCluskey “honoured” by backing of West Midlands members

Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Unite the union, will today (22 February) tell members in the West Midlands that he is “honoured” by the support he has in the region and across the country for his re-election campaign. Mr McCluskey has been nominated by 38 Unite branches in the heart of the West Midlands… Read more »

Len McCluskey calls again for government commitment to aerospace industry, during Yeovil visit

Speaking during a visit to meet members at Leonardo helicopters at Yeovil, Len McCluskey will again call on ministers to implement a defence procurement programme to support vital aerospace industries in the South West and across the country. He will say that the government’s decision to award helicopter contracts to Boeing rather than Leonardo, which is… Read more »

Len McCluskey wins backing of defence members 

Unite the union members working at the Faslane and Coulport naval bases in Scotland, where Trident nuclear submarines are based, have voted overwhelmingly to support Len McCluskey in the contest for general secretary of the biggest union in Britain and Ireland. He has also won the backing of defence members at the Barrow shipyards in Cumbria. The… Read more »

General Motors: the UK government must be at the table

Commenting after meeting with the General Motors president Dan Ammann and business secretary Greg Clark today, Len McCluskey said: “I am committed to talking to all the concerned parties in Britain, Germany and France to ensure the case for UK workers is made at the highest levels. For its part, our government should demand that… Read more »

Len McCluskey to pledge to stand with West Midlands manufacturing firms on visit to Cadbury factory

Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Unite the union, will tomorrow meet with Unite members and shop stewards working for Cadbury, one of the UK’s most iconic brands. Mr McCluskey, who is standing for re-election to the top job in Britain and Ireland’s biggest union, will pledge to ensure that one of the jewels in the West Midlands’… Read more »