… Marking this day means time to reflect on the depths humanity can sink to, but also the #resistance, to ‘be the light’ before, during and after genocide #UnityOverDivision #HMD2021 #LightTheDarkness. Unsurprisingly, the two assistant general secretaries contesting Saturday’s hustings, Steve Turner and Howard Beckett, are both McCluskey allies. @SteveT_Unite View all articles by Steve Turner. Whe…, Replying to @StrikeMapUK: Comrades goes live tomorrow at 7pm next Saturday. The figure of £7m, for example, is a misunderstanding in one of the minutes of an executive council meeting. The official facebook account for Unite the Union West Midlands. I’m so proud of them all ... my message of congratulations and #Solidarity below https://t.co/ocAlKlDkFM” Unite, Labour’s most generous backer, is organising a special meeting of its ruling body to discuss an alleged overspend on a multimillion pound construction project funded by the union. #strikemapuk, Congratulations on a fantastic first show @StrikeMapUK ‘comrades’ - inspiring speakers on real worker led campaigns, building confidence and showing millions of working people that when we fight we can win! The official United Left candidate is Steve Turner. Create New Account. Turner is a blander and less abrasive figure. Another email sent last week to executive members said a proposal to discuss the Birmingham project in March would be brought forward after the allegations in The Times. Replying to @UniteEqualities: #BeTheLightInTheDarkness is the powerful theme for #HolocaustMemorialDay Support Unite has cut its support to Labour since the decision. Unite Chief Warns Keir Starmer Against ‘Sitting On The Fence’ About Brexit Bill Assistant general secretary Steve Turner says Labour should vote for the Johnson deal. …, Congratulations to our fantastic members at @SpiritAero Belfast who’s skill, experience and determination to save jobs and secure new work with world class composite technologies has won them the ‘loyal Wingman’ prototype .. the first RAF crewless fighter jet! ️ Join us to hear this br…, THIS WEDNESDAY 7PM The Corbyn effect: How apathy became hope – by Steve Turner of Unite March 1, 2016 Recently Tony Blair professed bafflement at the rise — on both sides of the Atlantic — of popular movements by people who in Blair’s view choose to “rattle the cage”. View more on twitter View more on twitter. Replying to @UnitePolitics: THIS WEDNESDAY 7PM There is absolutely no link between the union or any of its officials with those investigations.”. The executive council will convene on Friday 29 January to discuss a seven-storey hotel and national conference centre in Birmingham funded by the union. or. By Steve Turner (Assistant General Secretary, Unite) *. Consultation is currently taking place as part of @UKLabour's review of the way it makes policy. Online meeting via: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Twitter; Email; A long-running dispute at a Rolls-Royce factory has been resolved after workers accepted a deal. Forgot account? @NEUnion Speakers: John McDonnell MP Steve Turner, Unite Assistant General Secretary Grace Blakeley, writer on economics and politics Mark Porter, Unite Convenor Rolls Royce Barnoldswick Jackie Applebee, chair of Doctors in Unite Kevin Brown, Branch Secretary Unite Optare Fran Heathcote, PCS President Labour will be watching the leadership contest closely, with two candidates from the left, Howard Beckett and Steve Turner, expected to stand. The Flanagan Group is under investigation by Merseyside police in connection with Operation Aloft, an inquiry into the sale of council-owned land in Liverpool to developers. @UniteunionNI, However your celebrating and wherever you are on our wonderful planet, here’s a toast to our Scottish comrades everywhere #Solidarity #BurnsNightIn, Replying to @unitetheunion: If you missed Comrades last night, the first live show from @StrikeMapUK, the great news is you can watch it again over…, If you missed Comrades last night, the first live show from @StrikeMapUK, the great news is you can watch it again over on Facebook. Unite Chief Warns Keir Starmer Against ‘Sitting On The Fence’ About Brexit Bill Assistant general secretary Steve Turner says Labour should vote for the Johnson deal. Excellent session with @SteveT_Unite earlier today at Momentum Black Caucus (MBC) national committee meeting. Unite has cut its support to Labour since the decision. The right wing press backed Coyne in 2017 By Ann Field (this article also appears in Solidarity and on the Workers Liberty website) This year, 2021, will see an election for the replacement of Len McCluskey as General Secretary of the big cross-sector union Unite. Create New Account. Ms Maitlis wrote on Twitter as she retweeted a comment from Kevin Maguire who had tweeted what had been said by Steve Turner, assistant general secretary of Unite … Nominations have now closed and United Left have announced that two applications have been received – for Howard Beckett and Unite Assistant General Secretary Steve Turner. “They demonstrated real solidarity in the face of a genuine threat, stood together and have won a future. Tell the Party if you agree. 2,937 were here. Sharon Graham, head of the Unite Organising Department, has thrown her hat into the ring, and has launched another new group, Workers Unite, as her election vehicle. We can drop the hyperbole and the jingoism at last. Unite executive members expect to hear from the general secretary, Len McCluskey, pictured, and other key officials. United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, said: “Today is a day for celebration at the Barnoldswick plant and their community. And now union right-winger Gerard Coyne, the runner-up in the… Steve Turner, Unite the Union November 20, 2013 What a fantastic turnout, nearly standing room only, we had to move in there to make sure people could come in. Eighty percent of finished vehicles are exported with 56 percent of this going to the European Union. True local heroes who have inspired a generation. Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner, who has responsibility for the union’s pensioner members, said: “The plan to begin means testing free … Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, said: “Today is a day for celebration at the Barnoldswick plant and their community. ️Hear about educators organising during ft. Chris Denson & Venda Premk…, Comrades goes live tomorrow at 7pm next Saturday. Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, said: “Today is a day for celebration at the Barnoldswick plant and their community. True local heroes who have inspired a generation. During the coronavirus crisis Unite is working to keep workers and the public safe, to defend jobs and to protect incomes. ️ Join us to hear this brilliant panel discuss the way forward for people & the planet The day we took back control, the day Britain began to mightily prosper again. The factory will be a core manufacturing facility and host to a new centre of excellence, said Steve Turner, Unite's assistant general secretary. ️ Our Collective Voice debates how a Green New Deal can create the jobs for the future we need to #Bu…, Tonight @ 7pm Privacy Policy ✊Hear about educators organising during the pandemic ft. Chris Den…, Once again UK courts find the government guilty of discrimination against women ... forcing upfront payments for childcare before they can be claimed back, had forced women into growing debt and poverty! Steve Turner, UNITE, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, Dorset. It said there was no connection between the Merseyside investigation and the Birmingham project and that McCluskey had had nothing to do with the tendering process. Another contract on the project was given to a company owned by the son of Joe Anderson, Liverpool’s mayor. McCluskey, a key ally of the former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, became general secretary of the trade union in 2010 and was twice re-elected to the position. Anderson and his son David have also been arrested. “Unite is focused solely on protecting its members during the current pandemic crisis. Shell took to twitter to signal its support the government’s proposals, highlighting the importance of CCS in decarbonising heavy industry across the UK. Daily email Everything Labour. But hang on, it’s over. Damning comments from Howard Beckett during Labour Grassroots 'Not the Andrew Marr Show' zoom call published by popular demand The Labour Grassroots (LG) ‘Not the Andrew Marr Show’s Zoom discussion featured an explosive contribution from Howard Beckett, a member of Labour's National Executive (NEC) and a leading candidate for the leadership of the Unite union… Every weekday morning. A real victory for our members. See more of Steve Turner Unite on Facebook. If Steve Turner wins under those circumstances, he will deserve congratulations and support to win the union-wide general secretary election when it takes place – and the same goes for Beckett. Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, called for an urgent meeting with Alok Sharma, the business secretary, over the threat to livelihoods if work dries up in the manufacturing sector. The United Left, the largest left group in Unite the Union held its hustings this morning in an unprecedented situation which was very successful -delivering over 50% attendance and an overwhelming turnout of more than 65% despite the COVID-19 situation. Sharon Graham, head of the Unite Organising Department, has thrown her hat into the ring, and has launched another new group, Workers Unite, as her election vehicle. Join here , "We have a duty as trade unionists to remember to learn the lessons of our history, to both stand and act against the evils of racism" The contract to build the project was awarded to the Flanagan Group, a Liverpool company run by an associate of Len McCluskey, the union’s general secretary. Steve Martin announces on Twitter that he has received a vaccination for COVID-19: 'Thank you science' By Sam Joseph Semon For Dailymail.com. McCluskey, who will step down next year, was one of the former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s closest allies and has criticised Sir Keir Starmer over his decision to pay damages to ex-staffers who said the party had not dealt with antisemitism. Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner called on trade unions to back the school climate change strikes on 20 September at the TUC congress in Brighton today (Tuesday 10 September). A potential overhaul of workers’ rights post-Brexit is being discussed among Tory ministers, with limits on working hours possibly in the firing line, it has been revealed. Every weekday morning. We now look for the government to step up with an industrial strategy.." – @stevebush1 on @NissanUK's commitment to Sunderland, Spot on here from @stevebush1 .. the challenges ahead are real and government has to step up, move beyond the rhetoric and start supporting UK Plc with a strategy and plan to take the opportunities we have as we recover and rebuild @UniteManufactur. Welcome to Unite's official Facebook page. Contact Us. SteveT_Unite Steve Turner - Join your union @Unitetheunion Assistant General Secretary & National Chair of the @pplsassembly - proud Socialist & Millwall supporter. Steve Cannon, CEO of … “They demonstrated real solidarity in the face of a genuine threat, stood together and have won a future. “There is an attempt to create an impression of a connection between Unite and the criminal investigations taking place in the city of Liverpool on the basis of no evidence whatsoever. The factory will be a core manufacturing facility and host to a new centre of excellence, said Steve Turner, Unite's assistant general secretary. ️Hear about educators organising during ft. Chris Denson & Venda Premkumar @NEUnion Email: barckley.sumner@unitetheunion.org Marking this day means time to reflect on t…, #BeTheLightInTheDarkness is the powerful theme for #HolocaustMemorialDay View Steve Turner’s professional profile on LinkedIn. - Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk - 2019-07-21 “They demonstrated real solidarity in the face of a genuine threat, stood together and have won a future. Comments my own. Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Britain’s largest trade union, Unite the Union, is rumoured to be stepping down as leader sooner than expected. Supporting the Brexit composite at Labour party conference, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner will say that only the Labour party can secure a deal with Europe that ‘heals the wounds’ of Brexit. Replying to @Quinny_EFC: Social media platforms allow workers who are uniting communities and demonstrating there is always an alternative and hope,…, Social media platforms allow workers who are uniting communities and demonstrating there is always an alternative and hope, to have their voices heard. How can a Green New Deal create the jobs we need to #BuildBackBetter? ✊ #BattleForBarnoldswick with @SteveT_Unite Steve Turner has been awarded the United Left nomination by 3 votes - 370-367 - but at least twelve examples of alleged vote-rigging have already emerged, including: Lance Charleson, a Beckett supporter, has been denied a vote in spite of repeated attempts to obtain his ballotJune Shephard, a Beckett supporter, did not receive a voteformer… Welcome to Unite's official Facebook page. Labour will be watching the leadership contest closely, with two candidates from the left, Howard Beckett and Steve Turner, expected to stand. @SteveT_Unite @PeoplesMomentum, Thanks to you @KingsleyAbrams and all of you at MBC for a fantastic, open and honest discussion on key issues for our Black community .. together we will build the movement that transforms our society! News Steve Turner will stand for Unite General Secretary when the election comes – SIGN UP here for Team Steve!! Steve Turner, Unite AGS, who led the ... About 2 hours ago from UnitedLEFT's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone In your Region. Unite has cut its support to Labour since the decision. Unite said the union was proud of the conference facility, which was a sensible investment for the future, and that there were “misrepresentative reports” relating to the general secretary’s election later this year. Staff at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital are "frightened" about its future, the union Unite has claimed. It added: “Unite’s Birmingham complex is a world-class facility, built to the highest standards using unionised workers and it will help to regenerate a derelict area of England’s second city. Strike of the week with @UVWunion We believe Members must have primacy, through conference! Gerard Coyne, a Starmer supporter who narrowly lost to McCluskey in 2017, said this month that he would stand again. By clicking ‘subscribe’ you confirm you have read and agree to our privacy policy. ✊Hear about educators organising during the pandemic ft. Chris Denson & Venda Premkumar The Unite-funded Birmingham hotel and conference centre being built by a Liverpool construction firm the Flanagan Group, which is under investigation. Industrial Disputes. ️ Our Collective Voice debates how a Green New Deal can create the jobs for the future we need to #BuildBackBetter CLPD have some model resp…, Comrades, episode 1 live now! #BattleForBarnoldswick with Following a report in the Times, the union vehemently denied any wrongdoing. ... Steve Turner, the Assistant General Secretary at the Unite Union gave evidence to the Business Committee this … Executive members will expect to hear from McCluskey and other key officials about the building, which includes a 170-bedroom Marriott-branded hotel, a conference room, an education centre and regional offices for the union. Strike of the week with Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home venue for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS' Atlanta United, will serve as a COVID-19 vaccine distribution center. But the union’s leftwing caucus, called United Left, picked the more pragmatic Steve Turner, assistant general secretary responsible for manufacturing, as its internal nominee. “Figures have been reported that are inaccurate and used without verification. or. The United Left (UL), a left-wing coalition of Unite the Union’s members, will decide on its nominee for general secretary on 18 July. Today we remember the true horrors of fascism and the victims of all acts of genocide across the globe... we remember because we must never forget and a failure to learn the lessons of our history will serve to fuel its repeat - we proudly stand for Unity over Division - Join us! Steve Turner Unite, alongside our reps and regional officers, has l ... Industrial battles are not won on paper or ranting on twitter. They have an established disregard for the truth. #Solidarity @PeoplesMomentum, ⁦@UKLabour⁩ challenges government to invest and support our auto industry transition from combustion engines to EV’s ... cleaning our towns and cities, protecting our economy and 000’s of UK jobs, families and communities ⁦@LucyMPowell⁩, Looking forward to attending MBC's national committee meeting tomorrow afternoon, with Guest Speakers @SteveT_Unite @Marciacameron07 @brolezholloway and @ZimeonJones, Thanks for the invitation @KingsleyAbrams looking forward to a great discussion #Solidarity, Replying to @Unite_NorthWest: A huge thank you message from @Quinny_EFC for all your support & solidarity throughout the #BattleforBarnoldswick Twitter and Facebook clamp down on social media accounts of armed, Colombian FARC rebels with $10million US bounty for drug trafficking, for 'inciting violence' against country's president Replying to @unitetheunion: Tonight @ 7pm Our government has of today presided over the death of 100,162 to #Covid_19 ... its on-going failure to act early and learn from others while promoting herd immunity represents an unforgivable level of negligence - a sickening milestone they’ll be held to account for! Follow Damo on Twitter and on Facebook. Addressing Labour conference today Steve Turner said (check against delivery): “In less than six months we leave the European Union. Those who seek to misrepresent this project do so to advance their own agenda relating to the election for general secretary which will take place this year. Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, said: “Today is a day for celebration at the Barnoldswick plant and their community. Turner is a blander and less abrasive figure. Members demand Turner condemn 'disgraceful' manoeuvre 'to protect a small cabal in London & Eastern region, fearful that the region with the biggest left membership in Unite would take over at the up­coming AGM' 'United Left' (UL), the notionally left grouping of Unite union members has expelled the whole of its Scottish body for calling… Paul Flanagan, head of the group, was arrested in September on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery. The 1st of January 2021 will, according to those who have fought so hard for decades, be our independence day. The UK automotive sector is export led. By clicking ‘subscribe’ you confirm you have read and agree to our privacy policy. See more of Steve Turner Unite on Facebook. When the media were not interested in workers uniting, fighting & then winning, you showed your support & grew our campaign further than we could have ever imagined. He now sponsors a pass for Steve Turner, the union's assistant general secretary. H is deputies, Steve Turner and Howard Beckett, are said to be favourites to succeed him, with the latter now seen as the “favoured son”, according to insiders.. LinkedIn is the world’s largest business network, helping professionals like Steve Turner discover inside connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts, and business partners. Union denies wrongdoing after contracts for Birmingham complex given to firms investigated for bribery, Last modified on Fri 22 Jan 2021 19.52 GMT. How can a Green New Deal create the jobs we need to #BuildBackBetter? With @SteveT_Unite @DanniPaffard of @GreenNewDealUK and @charlotte_lasto It does so effectively because its financial strength and democratic governance is second to none in the trade union movement.”. ... (# TeamSteve has no Twitter or Facebook account), and to only follow the official campaigns. For media enquiries ONLY please contact Unite senior communications officer Barckley Sumner on 07802 329235 or 0203 371 2067. This product uses the Twitter API but is not endorsed or certified by Twitter. His term of office finishes in 2022 but a successor will be chosen a year earlier, according to a report in the Times. Steve Turner, Unite’s assistant general secretary, said: “Today is a day for celebration at the Barnoldswick plant and their community. 65 talking about this. Related Pages. “At every stage of this facility’s development there have been clear and consistent tendering requirements, with progress reported regularly to the union’s executive council,” Unite said. There’s #PowerInAUnion #Solidarity, Replying to @StrikeMapUK: Comrades, episode 1 live now! This is the start of a long road on the transition to the next generation of vehicles. Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said: ‘If Rishi Sunak presses ahead with slashing Universal Credit in April, we will see state support fall to its lowest real-terms level since 1990-91, its lowest ever level relative to average earnings. Steve Turner Steve Turner is assistant general secretary of Unite the Union and national chair of the People's Assembly. The SKWAWKBOX needs your support. Log In. You amplified their struggle and you can continue to show that amazing solidarity for the many struggles ahead ✊, Top Accounts Steve Turner, another current union official, has taken a more emollient tone towards Starmer, but is also on the left. This promises to be a lively meeting and our speakers will include: Karen Reay, Unite Regional Secretary Richard Burgon MP Rachel Maskell… Guests include @SteveT_Unite on how the Daily email Everything Labour. Watch & Share @SteveT_Unite, who leads Unite's #UnityOverDivision strategy, on the role we must play to #LightTheDarkness #HolocaustMemorialDay. #UniversalDiscredit #CancelTheCut. Reports in 2015 said the building would cost the union £35m, money it would recover by hiring out conference facilities and by holding its own conferences on the site in Birmingham Science Park, Aston. @UVWunion @SteveT_Unite View all articles by Steve Turner. Labour will be watching the leadership contest closely, with two candidates from the left, Howard Beckett and Steve Turner… The Financial Times (FT) today (January 15) reported that a “package of deregulatory measures” is in the works by the business department with the approval of the prime … @SteveT_Unite Steve Turner - Join your union on Twitter “Our members have now confirmed victory in the #BattleforBarnoldswick voting to accept the deal that secures jobs and a long-term future for the site! UNITE REGIONAL POLITICAL FORUM SATURDAY 28th NOVEMBER 2015 9:30am until 12:30pm COUNCIL CHAMBER, LEEDS CIVIC HALL, LEEDS LS1 1UR Come and join us at the Unite Regional Political Forum on Saturday 28th November. The basis of has election campaign and his vision for Unite have yet to be announced. Thanks Steve. Join us #BattleForBarnoldswick was won ✊ @SteveT_Unite @DanniPaffard @charlotte_lasto @GreenNewDealUK Steve Turner Steve Turner is assistant general secretary of Unite the Union and national chair of the People's Assembly. The basis of has election campaign and his vision for Unite have yet to be announced. The official United Left candidate is Steve Turner. #strikemapuk, "Of course it's welcome news but I have to heed a note of caution. Unite’s general secretary, Len McCluskey, is reportedly stepping down from the role earlier than planned. Not Now. strikers Catch up here , Replying to @CLPD_Labour: Consultation is currently taking place as part of @UKLabour's review of the way it makes policy. A huge thank you message from @Quinny_EFC for all your support & solidarity throughout the #BattleforBarnoldswick Gerard Coyne, a Starmer supporter who narrowly lost to McCluskey in … The leadership of our Reps and @Quinny_EFC Steve Turner Unite won the # BattleforBarnoldswick See More. Log In. CLPD have some model responses. Unite also donated £8,000 towards the 2017 election campaign of Ian … According to the Times, in 2012 senior members of the union had been told that the total cost of the Birmingham development would be £7m, but that the total costs were now more than £50m. The winner of United Left’s endorsement will instantly become the favourite to take over from Len McCluskey – either in 2022 or earlier if he decides to step down. A leaked email to executive members on Thursday said: “Following on from the statement circulated last weekend regarding the Birmingham project, a special meeting of the executive council has been convened for Friday 29th January commencing at 12 noon.”. @Unitetheunion Assistant General Secretary & National Chair of the @pplsassembly - proud Socialist & Millwall supporter. “They demonstrated real solidarity in the face of a genuine threat, stood together and have won a future. But in a letter to Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner says this can only happen when the government plays its role in bringing the full resources of the nation together in a ‘heroic effort to see off the invisible enemy that is Covid-19’. Spot on here from Steve Bush.. the challenges ahead are real and government has to step up, move beyond the rhetoric and start supporting UK Plc with a strategy and plan to take the opportunities we have as we recover and rebuild Unite Manufacturing Earlier, Turner’s spokeswoman Morgan Rako said “Congressman Turner is off Capitol campus and is safe,” in a text message. 2,943 were here.