TRADE unionists are calling on the Scottish Parliament to sign up to a “workers’ charter” to improve pay and conditions in the hospitality sector.
Unite Scotland will tomorrow launch a “Fair Hospitality” campaign in Holyrood on behalf of Scotland’s...
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Media barons launch offensive on rail staff
Monday 19th Dec 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THOUSANDS of Spaniards marched against government cuts and attacks on workers’ rights in Madrid yesterday.
The two biggest trade unions, UGT and CCOO, jointly organised the march, which called for “people and their rights first.”
UGT leader Jose Maria Alvarez...
posted by Morning Star in World
Retailer to investigate ‘degrading’ conditions
Friday 16th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
ITUC general secretary Sharan Burrow said she was appalled with Qatar yesterday for essentially renaming the Kafala system under its new labour reforms.
The Gulf nation’s reforms come into effect yesterday, after years of intense criticism from unions and human rights activists...
Wednesday 14th Dec 2016
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
Campaigners and activists say law reforms may not be positive
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
CONTROVERSY-MIRED online fashion retail chain Asos was accused of creating a two-tier workforce yesterday with staff in the south treated better than those in the north.
The firm, which announced an expansion of its activities in London yesterday, also operates a warehouse on the site...
CLEANERS on Great Western Railway (GWR) are to stage two 24-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions, the RMT announced yesterday.
The workers are employed by Servest UK, one of the labyrinthine network of contractors and subcontractors used by rail operators since the...
SRI LANKAN naval forces fired warning shots at the weekend to break up a protest by striking dockers after they held up a Japanese vessel for four days at the Hambantota southern international port.
Naval spokesman Akram Alavi said that the troops had opened fire because they...
Monday 12th Dec 2016
TRANSPORT CHIEFS should regulate Uber fares and force the pseudo-taxi firm to offer drivers basic employment rights, a new report has said.
The dossier, published yesterday by the Labour MP Frank Field, accuses the firm of Victorian-style “sweated labour” and says the...
Saturday 10th Dec 2016