Where we stand

The capitalist class takes its wealth and power from the unpaid labour of the working-class. For their part, workers have no choice but to combine and fight for their political, economic and social interests.

The trade union movement needs to let the world know its position on what is going on in society both locally and internationally. However, commenting on events is not enough, the point is to intervene and force change. This is why we organise the unorganised.
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  • News & Comment

    The Union frequently comments on events or receives news of general interest and these are documented on this page.

  • QUESTIONS FOR WOULD BE PARLIAMENTARIANS by frank sears Some questions for any would-be Parliamentarian canvassing for my vote. Only four queries for now, but based on your response there are others to follow. I would prefer your ...
    Posted 3 Jul 2020, 05:05 by Gerry Kangalee
  • NEW NORMAL? OLD NORMAL ON STEROIDS by Dave Smith Employers have been playing with euphemisms in the English language for years in order to confuse, hide and blur what they are really up to. They don’t make you ...
    Posted 28 Jun 2020, 03:56 by Gerry Kangalee
  • FROM THE BELLY OF THE BEAST - NOTE NO. 5 by Godfrey Vincent 1. There are two major struggles occurring simultaneously in the United States: The struggle for Racial justice and the class struggle between the owners of capital and labor. This note ...
    Posted 25 Jun 2020, 15:30 by Gerry Kangalee
  • FROM THE BELLY OF THE BEAST - NOTE NO. 4 by Godfrey Vincent 1. Amid the COVID 19 pandemic, Police Murder and Brutality, Lynching, and Economic crisis, there is a major struggle for ideas as it relates to the future of the United ...
    Posted 20 Jun 2020, 08:14 by Gerry Kangalee
  • NWU: WORKERS MUST UNITE AS A CLASS. JUNE 19TH 2020 STATEMENT For the past few years the National Workers Union has been warning workers that the employers, the one percent, and the government have been seeking ways to force working people ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2020, 20:58 by Gerry Kangalee
  • A JUNE 19TH MESSAGE FROM DR. JAMES MILLETTE. CAN PARTIES OF THE PEOPLE GOVERN FOR THE PEOPLE? Dr. James Millette is a Trinidadian scholar whose specialty is Caribbean history and whose expectations are that one day the Caribbean people “will rise”. He has lived and worked in ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2020, 16:33 by Gerry Kangalee
  • HEALTH CARE WORKERS BEGIN TO RUMBLE by Gerry Kangalee A wave of discontent is sweeping through the regional health authorities (RHAs), kicked off by the action taken by workers of the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA). Workers at ...
    Posted 16 Jun 2020, 09:44 by Gerry Kangalee
  • SHOULD WE REAPPRAISE CROWN POINT AIRPORT INVESTMENT? by David Walker David WalkerThe field of Investment Appraisal is a most fascinating one. It essentially involves assessing the relative merits of a range of investment options in a situation where investment ...
    Posted 12 Jun 2020, 06:56 by Gerry Kangalee
  • FROM THE BELLY OF THE BEAST - NOTE NO. 3 by Godfrey Vincent 1. In the US two things are spreading simultaneously and rapidly: COVID 19 and Mass Protest. 2. Samantha Pell, Candace Buckner, and Jacqueline Dupree, writing for the Washington Post on ...
    Posted 12 Jun 2020, 05:47 by Gerry Kangalee
  • DOES HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF? by Burton Sankeralli “History repeats itself. The first time as tragedy the second time as farce.” (Karl Marx) Burton SankeralliBack in the first half of the twentieth century as he sought to ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2020, 16:56 by Gerry Kangalee
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  • Policy Statements

    These are formal policy positions adopted by the Union.