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LABOURSTART’S FIRST-EVER LABOUR PHOTO OF THE YEAR COMPETITION IS NOW OVER. NEARLY 3,000 TRADE UNIONISTS FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD VOTED, AND WE HAVE A WINNER

Robert Day, a branch secretary with the British public sector PCS in Birmingham, is the winner of the first-ever Labour Photo of the Year competition organized by LabourStart, the news and campaigning website of the international trade union movement. Day’s photo — entitled ‘Trade Unions are Fun!’ — shows trade unionists marching through Birmingham, led by banners and drummers, on 24 April 2008. Runners up included Brooke Anderson, Organizing Director of the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) in Oakland, California (USA); Khaled Hasan from Bangladesh; Gerardo Raffa from UNIA, a union in Switzerland; and Hossam el-Hamalawy from Egypt. continue reading

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