Bosses exploit imported workers on poverty pay at energy plants in Yorkshire and Kent
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Years of spending cuts and wage freezes spell pain for workers
by Zoe Streatfield Scotland Reporter
SPORTS Direct’s new workers’ rep faces an “uphill struggle” to bring fairness to the boardroom, Unite warned yesterday.
In a bid to deflect growing public criticism of the poor treatment of staff, the retail giant has...
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
GLASGOW school janitors will strike again later this month in their ongoing fight for pay justice.
The Unison members working in city schools are angry at employer Cordia’s continued refusal to pay staff for duties which are dirty, unpleasant, regularly involve working outside or...
NURSES are voting on what industrial action to take over an ongoing cap on their salaries.
Around 270,000 members of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) are being asked if they want to strike in response to a a 1 per cent rise that would result in a real-terms pay cut.
Aslef members vote to continue long-running dispute with shambolic franchise
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
by Conrad Landin, Industrial Reporter
BOSSES are putting safety at risk with their attempts to break rail strikes on the day of the Grand National this weekend, rail union RMT said yesterday.
Onboard workers on Merseyrail, Northern and Southern are all set to down tools on...
EAST COAST rail workers will walk out all day on Monday in an attempt to secure jobs, safety and working conditions, their union RMT confirmed yesterday.
Nearly 200 jobs are on the line at the franchise operated by the Virgin Trains brand.
If those jobs go, the workers’...
Saturday 1st Oct 2016
HULL College workers have voted to strike against planned redundancies, lecturers’ union UCU said yesterday.
A whopping 86 per cent of union members backed walking out in a bid to stave off further job cuts.
College bosses plan to get rid of 141 workers — on top of...
MOST miners “would not change a single day” of the 1984-1985, NUM legend Dai Donovan told Napo conference yesterday.
Former miner Mr Donovan, (pictured) who was portrayed by Paddy Considine in the 2014 film Pride, received a standing ovation as he expressed his...