Gary Smith urges Scotland’s political elite to address the growing disconnect between themselves and ordinary
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
UP TO 300 jobs are set to go at confectionary giant Nestle after it announced plans to move production of its Blue Riband chocolate biscuit to Poland, trade unions warned yesterday.
The company is proposing voluntary redundancies at four of its sites in Britain, which could see 143 job...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CONSTRUCTION work at Hinkley Point nuclear power station could be delayed by a row over bonus payments, unions warned yesterday.
Members of GMB and Unite among the 700-strong workforce are set to vote in a consultative ballot next month on a call for strike action.
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
CONSTRUCTION workers demonstrating against the exploitation of their foreign comrades and undercutting of local pay and conditions deserve our support.
The principle Unite and GMB members are fighting for — equal pay for equal work in the same place — is a no-brainer in...
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Bosses exploit imported workers on poverty pay at energy plants in Yorkshire and Kent
by Felicity Collier
UNIONS are set to protest against a Danish company engaging in a wage wheeze in Britain that is supported by EU regulations but would be illegal in Denmark.
Unite and GMB will announce a joint campaign today against wage undercutting at biomass...
Monday 10th Apr 2017
GMB takes legal action on behalf of bogus self-employed lorry drivers
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
SUPPORT staff at Watford General Hospital in London voted overwhelmingly yesterday in favour of strike action against appalling conditions including zero-hours contracts and low pay.
The 300 workers are employed as cleaners, domestics and porters by health privateer Medirest, one of...
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
MINISTERS should intervene and cap gas and electricity prices, union reps demanded yesterday as a new study shows that bills have soared by up to a third.
Before it ceased trading last November, GB Energy’s gas bills rose by 26 per cent, while its electricity bills rose by 32 per...
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
OUTSOURCED drivers and street cleaners will protest at Wandsworth Town Hall on their second day of strike action today.
GMB members working for Continental Landscapes are paid just £7.50 an hour, while the living wage stands at £9.75.
The striking workers are...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017