JOURNALISTS working for one of Britain’s biggest regional newspaper publishers launched a campaign yesterday against pay freezes, growing workloads and stress.
Edinburgh-based Johnston Press (JP) owns more than 200 daily and weekly newspaper titles which include the Yorkshire...
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
REFUSE workers warned bosses of a “Suez Crisis” yesterday with uncollected bins piled high as they prepare for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions at the private recycling contractor.
Residents in Doncaster face “sustained periods without rubbish...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
CHRIS GRAYLING should make an “urgent intervention” to resolve the long-running Southern rail dispute, rail union RMT said yesterday.
The company has faced a bitter industrial dispute with its staff over the expansion of driver-only trains across its network.
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
BRITAIN’S worst-performing railway is set to be shut down by a fresh wave of drivers’ strikes next month.
Drivers’ union Aslef announced yesterday that its members had voted to walk out in a new dispute over pay.
The dispute covers Southern and Gatwick Express...
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Tory admits unions not to blame but RMT slams pathetic fine
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
NETWORK RAIL cuts destroyed another 89 safety-critical jobs yesterday when engineering company Babcock Rail announced that it will close its Newport and Eastleigh depots.
Rail workers pledged a “full campaign of resistance” to save the jobs, which are on the chopping block...
CLEANERS, porters and security staff went on strike yesterday at four London hospitals in the latest action in a long-running dispute over pay.
Unite members working for multinational outfit Serco walked out at St Barts NHS Trust in the first of a seven-day strike.
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
SUPERMARKET chain Tesco announced plans yesterday to ditch 1,200 jobs at a call centre in Wales.Shop workers’ union Usdaw said the decision was “devastating.”
Tesco, which last year announced profits of £162 million, said it would offer some staff at the...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017