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  • Ice Yanks believe new-forged solidarity can lead them to victory

    US ICE hockey stars are hoping the solidarity forged in the crucible of struggle can help them take Olympic glory, forward Hilary Knight said yesterday.

    Threatening to boycott the world championships last March landed the women’s national team a pay rise and some of the perks USA...

    Friday 1st Dec 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Reporters launch campaign for better pay

    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 warn of bin ‘crisis’ after voting for strikes

    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

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • RMT urges Tory action

    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.


    Thursday 10th Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • 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

  • Britain’s ‘worst railway’ faces fresh pay strikes

    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

  • Grayling whitewashes Southern Rail mess

    Tory admits unions not to blame but RMT slams pathetic fine

    Friday 14th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star 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

  • 90 jobs to go as Babcock Rail shuts two depots

    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...

    Thursday 13th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Hospital staff back on strike for better pay

    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.

    The action...

    Wednesday 12th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain