Dip 33 times worse than that of teenage boys
Saturday 29th Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
UNION activists have staged a musical flashmob outside a Glasgow bar run by millionaire owner Stefan King, highlighting his mistreatment of zero-hours contract workers.
Campaigners from Better Than Zero, a Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) initiative, sang out for fair pay and...
DIANA HOLLAND pays tribute to the women chainmakers of Cradley Heath
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
TRADE unionists accused organisers of music festival T in the Park yesterday of poor working practices and failing to pay its staff the “adult” minimum wage.
T in the Park, which has been held in Scotland since 1994, will see thousands of revellers attend the event over...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MINIMUM wage workers and benefit claimants are suffering much lower standards of living than before the recession, poverty researchers confirmed yesterday.
Due to near-zero inflation, this year has been the first since the bankers’ crash of 2008 that the basic cost of living has...
Wednesday 1st Jul 2015
RMT Young Members is doing vital work to protect vulnerable youths from their employers, explains GEORGE WATERHOUSE
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
Families set to lose thousands, warns TUC
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
IT IS a measure of the poverty of ruling-class ideology when a Tory prime minister uses the language of the left to win support for his government’s profoundly anti-working class policies.
Yesterday David Cameron spoke of “helping everyone to achieve their full...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
by Lamiat Sabinin Southport
AN HOURLY wage of £10 should be the absolute minimum nationwide, food workers ruled yesterday.
Delegates to catering union BFAWU’s annual conference called for everyone to be paid the same base rate in order to...
Tuesday 9th Jun 2015
NATIONWIDE protests are being mounted today against low pay in the construction industry.
Employment agencies in Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool and a London building site are being targeted.
Construction union Ucatt says the agencies not only pay poverty wages but also endanger...
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain