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  • Miners ‘wouldn’t change a day’ of great 1984-85 strike


    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...

    Saturday 1st Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • DHL catering staff set for strike vote over poor pay


    HIGH SPEEDS, LOW WAGES: Workers on Virgin’s London to Glasgow services receive just the legal minimum rate

    Thursday 29th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Union raises suspicions over loss of 240 jobs


    UNITE demanded yesterday to know the real reason why a Midlands electrical engineering plant is to close with the loss of 240 jobs.
    General Electric Power Conversion operates at Kidsgrove in Staffordshire, but bosses say the factory will stop production in December and close next...

    Thursday 29th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Fire bosses forced to back down over shifts


    MANCHESTER fire service bosses have backed down over plans to impose new 12-hour shifts.

    Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) faced fierce opposition from the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and the public over plans to terminate the contracts of 1,250 firefighters —...

    Thursday 29th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Teaching assistants to vote on strike


    Low-paid staff reject new contracts forcing pay cut of up to 23%

    Thursday 29th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Crossrail building workers set to protest


    CONSTRUCTION workers on the Crossrail project plan to stage a demonstration tomorrow in a dispute over missed payments, their union announced yesterday.

    Workers on the new railway line through London complain that a computerised system used by contractors is not registering all their...

    Wednesday 28th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Uni slammed over ‘shameful’ sackings


    COVENTRY University was accused of “shameful” employment practices yesterday for sacking staff and planning to rehire them as agency workers just weeks after they voted unanimously for union representation.

    The staff, who teach English to international students who go on to...

    Wednesday 28th Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Security guards hold firm for 5%


    Outsourced police staff demonstrate to keep a living wage

    Friday 23rd Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Lecturers to ballot over Hull cuts


    HULL College lecturers are balloting on strike action over plans to slash 141 jobs, their union announced yesterday.
    The college’s bosses want to shed the lecturers’ jobs, despite losing 385 teaching jobs since 2011, according to the University and College Union (UCU).

    Thursday 22nd Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Hotel workers aim to clean up poverty pay


    by Zoe Streatfield

    EXPLOITED hotel workers and trade unionists piled the pressure on profiteering Britannia Adelphi bosses yesterday as RMT staged a flash-mob demo outside Liverpool’s iconic Adelphi hotel.

    Profits for the hotel group have jumped by 40 per cent and...

    Thursday 22nd Sep 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain


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