Transport and General Workers' Union

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Transport and General Workers' Union

the UK's third largest TRADE UNION with some 870,000 members in a large number of industries. For many years it was the UK's largest trade union and at its peak had nearly two million members.
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Two years later he became the first Englishman to head the Transport and General Workers Union in Scotland.
Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union have merged to create the new union.
The Transport and General Workers Union said its members at the firm's factories in Gaydon, Warwickshire and Newport Pag-nell in Buckinghamshire will stage a one-hour walkout on April 13, followed by a ban on overtime.
The Transport and General Workers Union announced yesterday its members voted overwhelmingly, almost three-to-one, in favour of the new deal.
Transport and General Workers Union deputy general secretary Jack Dromey said: 'A million workers need now no longer fear poorer pensions from April 1.
Members of the Transport and General Workers Union mounted picket lines at the entrance to the airport from 8am for 12 hours.
Members of the Transport and General Workers Union are also likely to vote for action next week as is the national executive of ASLEF.
The Transport and General Workers Union said an increase in line with inflation for 150,000 workers in England and Wales would do nothing to retain skilled staff.
Dave Osborne of the Transport and General Workers Union said: "The company should take notice of the wishes of the workforce.
The Transport and General Workers Union, who presented the claim to Ford in London, say that Ford employees in the UK have drifted down the pay league and work longer hours than the company's workers elsewhere in Europe.
Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union will merge to create the country's biggest union following a yes vote.
The executive of the Transport and General Workers Union unanimously supported plans to merge with Amicus to form a two million-strong organisation in industries ranging from aviation to road transport.
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