The civil servants' campaign over pay has hit up against the barrier of Tory anti-union laws. PCS members shouldn't mourn, but organise.
There are stirrings inside Unison, Britain's largest public sector union, as grassroots members demand a fighting stance.
The TUC is seeking to involve more young workers in the unions through their 'WorkSmart' app. But union leaders need to mobilise workers on the basis of a fighting strategy and bold programme.