‘Together’ an innovative new union launched

An innovative new type of union organisation was launched today, known as ‘


’. The new union is designed to allow thousands of otherwise isolated workers to find out what rights they have. This includes someone in a small shop, a farm labourer, taxi driver, IT worker or casual labourer.  It will connect isolated workers with others facing similar challenges, and to offer expert advice on workplace issues.  It is open to any worker whose workplace wouldn’t otherwise have union representation.  Members will also be able to participate in campaigns, such as the

fairness at work

movement. Already the Together website is active, up and running. There are a good deal of excellent tools included advice sheets, available courses to attend, and an

0800 MY UNION (0800 698 6466)

to call for confidential advice.