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  • Union demands open book on uni bosses’ sky-high pay

    LECTURERS called on universities yesterday to reveal the extravagant pay and perks of greedy bosses to the public.

    The University and College Union (UCU) said the “murky world” of vice-chancellors’ pay should be made transparent, arguing their pay should be laid bare...

    Saturday 15th Jul 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Unions: Police staff deserve more

    UNIONS representing police civilian staff plan to smash the Tories’ stranglehold on public-sector pay by calling for a 5 per cent wage rise.

    Unions Unite, Unison and GMB submitted the pay claim yesterday on behalf of 32,000 police civilian staff in England and Wales.


    Saturday 15th Jul 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • M&S workers celebrate equal pay victory

    OUTSOURCED Marks and Spencer warehouse workers celebrated yesterday after bosses agreed to up their pay to match that of in-house staff, writes Lucas Davies-Herbst.

    The 23 pickers and loaders at GIST Ltd, which supplies M&S stores across south-east England, had been on the verge of...

    Thursday 13th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • BoE workers furious over poverty pay

    Protesting staff call on bosses to negotiate

    Saturday 17th Jun 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Unions demand 5% pay rise for 1.6m council staff

    UNIONS have launched a second front against the embattled Tory government by calling for a 5 per cent pay increase for more than 1.6 million public-sector workers.

    Unite, Unison and the GMB — Britain’s three biggest unions — also want the lowest paid local government...

    Thursday 15th Jun 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • WPP’s £63m chief fat cat defends excessive pay

    AN ADVERTISING supremo was forced to defend his £63 million pay cheque yesterday amid a public outcry over the growing pay gap between bosses and their workers.

    Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising firm WPP, insisted that multimillion-pound pay packages are part of...

    Monday 18th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Pay growth set to fall if productivity fails to increase

    WAGES growth is set to decline next year if there is no significant increase in productivity, according to analysis published today.

    Pay rises could slump to 1 per cent in the event that inflation increases more quickly than expected and productivity fails to rise above current levels,...

    Tuesday 15th Dec 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Bin workers take on Veolia over pay

    SCORES of bin collectors in Bromley are set to cause a suburban stink as they gear up for three days of strikes.

    About 100 workers are rejecting a 1.5 per cent “pay rise” offered by Veolia, the transnational company awarded the contract by Bromley Council, it was revealed...

    Saturday 15th Aug 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Laid-off timber workers dispute disappearing pay

    WORKERS made redundant after a tragic blast at a timber mill yesterday challenged their bosses over unpaid wages.
    Four workers at Wood Treatment Ltd in Cheshire were killed in a huge explosion.

    The rest of the traumatised workforce soon learned they would lose their jobs —...

    Wednesday 12th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • ‘Recovery’ still not felt by workers

    THERE was more confirmation yesterday that the Tory “recovery” isn’t being felt in people’s pockets.

    The going rate for pay rises was “firmly stuck” at 2 per cent in the three months to June, with public-sector workers receiving even less, research...

    Friday 24th Jul 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain