Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Hicks’

Jerry Hicks complaint against Unite thrown out

by Jon Lansman.

Far left challenger to Len McCluskey in last year’s election for Unite general Secretary, Jerry Hicks, has lost his formal legal challenge to the Government’s Certification Officer. Having lost by144,570 votes to 79,819 in spite of backing from sections of the Right and every disgruntled member, his objection has finally been thrown out after a year […]

McCluskey wins strong mandate for second term at Unite’s helm

by Conrad Landin.

Len McCluskey, the leader of Britain’s largest trade union, has won a convincing victory in his battle for re-election. McCluskey was opposed by Jerry Hicks in the election for general secretary of Unite, which represents 1.4 million workers in a variety of sectors. He was first elected for a five-year term in 2010, with this […]

Stop negative campaigning in the Unite General Secretary election

by Matt Willgress.

Jerry Hicks’ campaign for Unite General Secretary seems to involve campaigning on the line that Len McCluskey has not been vocal or organised enough in the struggle against austerity; a position which is totally untenable when tested by a quick look at the current General Secretaries’ record and stated public positions. In reality, Unite’s message […]

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