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  • Knocking down the pillars of neoliberalism with the cleaners at LSE

    LEO ZEILIG describes how the London School of Economics cleaners pushed back against outsourcing and the erosion of workers’ rights

    Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Lloyds to shut down centre and 250 jobs

    LLOYDS Bank is to shut down its contact centre in Dundee with the loss of 250 jobs.
    The profitable bank, which was bailed out with more than £20 billion of taxpayers’ cash after the financial crash of 2008, revealed a "restructuring" exercise which union Unite labelled...

    Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Labour MP speaks out to support striking lecturers

    A NEW Labour MP sent a message to her former university yesterday: “Stop sacking staff!”

    Laura Smith, newly elected MP for Crewe & Nantwich, became a teacher after studying at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

    She spoke out to support MMU lecturers as...

    Wednesday 21st Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Lecturers begin strikes to defend jobs

    LECTURERS at Manchester Metropolitan University will strike today and tomorrow over bosses’ plans to axe staff while stashing away hundreds of millions of pounds in reserves.

    Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will strike at the university’s Manchester and...

    Tuesday 20th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Refuse staff dump trucks over cuts

    REFUSE workers are set for strike action in a dispute over more than 100 job losses at Birmingham City Council, their union said yesterday.

    Unite members voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over council plans that would see 122 jobs axed in the next fortnight — 20...

    Saturday 17th Jun 2017

    posted by Steve Sweeney 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

  • BA cabin crew to strike for 2 weeks in blacklisting row

    MORE than 1,000 British Airways (BA) cabin crew are to strike for two weeks from July 1 over allegations of blacklisting, their union Unite announced yesterday.

    Unite is already involved in a long-running pay dispute with BA after the company reneged on a pay agreement involving cabin...

    Saturday 17th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • BMW car workers vote to throw out bad pensions deal

    by Peter Lazenby

    MAKERS of Rolls-Royce and Mini cars threw out plans to worsen their pensions yesterday.

    The British workers rejected plans by Germany-based BMW, which owns the iconic brands, to replace their final-salary pension scheme with a defined contributions scheme in a...

    Tuesday 13th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Builders in Denmark protesting for the rate

    BRITISH construction workers will protest in Denmark today against a firm that they accuse of undercutting wages and conditions on construction sites in Britain.

    Activists from the Unite and GMB unions plant to targeted the offices of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the investment...

    Tuesday 13th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Election shows DOO is dead as a dodo

    RAIL union RMT called on train operators yesterday to ditch plans to get rid of guards in the light of the general election result.

    RMT said that public support for Labour’s manifesto, including renationalisation of the rail industry, showed there was “no national...

    Tuesday 13th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain