Young Trade Unionists Can Drive the Movement Forward

RMT Young Members is doing vital work to protect vulnerable youths from their employers, explains George Waterhouse, former YCL General Secretary,  president of RMT Young Members in a feature in the Morning Star

TUC Young Workers Conference 2014

RMT activist and shop steward, YCL member and former General Secretary George Waterhouse reports back (in a personal capactiy) from the TUC Young Workers Conference 2014. George highlights the political task facing communists within our own unions on key areas such as the EU, nationalisation and even aspects of austerity. George also notes the lack of […]

Bob Crow: A Great Champion of the Workers

Responding to news about the death of RMT General Secretary Bob Crow, Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths said:  ‘The left and the labour movement have lost a great champion of workers and their families across the world. Bob was a deeply committed and principled socialist who fought as hard for the working class as […]

No2EU: Yes to workers’ rights Gears Up for May European Elections

The No2EU campaign, which the Communist Party is a member of and which the YCL supports, is gearing up for the EU elections this coming May. It has published a a useful short pamphlet summarising its arguments with an introduction by RMT general secretary Bob Crow He writes that  25 years after then European Commission president Jacques […]

Stop the cuts on the London Underground – every job matters!

The YCL condemns the vicious assault on London Underground workers and the Underground Service. These cuts are ideologically driven and will only serve to damage the service, increase risks to safety and throw one thousand workers on the scrap heap. The YCL extends solidarity and support to the RMT, TSSA and ASLEF in this struggle. […]