SARAH WOOLLEY left school at 18, but thanks to her trade union membership, she’s been able to continue her education. Here she explains how she’s broadened her horizons and gained confidence with the BFAWU
Wednesday 10th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Wednesday 16th Dec 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Solidarity protest in south London targets local McDonald’s
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in World
LEEDS BECKETT University denied yesterday that it used Prevent anti-terrorism legislation to ban former Labour MP Dave Nellist from its campus.
Mr Nellist, now a Socialist Party member, claimed that university bosses had used “vetting powers” to reject his application to...
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
COSTA Coffee and Premier Inn bosses were accused yesterday of whinging about the government’s increased minimum wage despite unveiling a rise in half-year profits.
Ex-brewer Whitbread, which owns the two chains and is one of Britain’s biggest employers with around 48,000...
Wednesday 21st Oct 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Statistics show 25% of workers outside London on poor pay
Tuesday 13th Oct 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
FOOD workers’ union BFAWU won a seat on Labour’s executive in polls yesterday, taking up the position for the first time.
Pauline McCarthy, who has worked for Premier Foods for 27 years and served on BFAWU’s executive for the past nine, beat Community’s Lauren...
Wednesday 30th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FOOD workers are celebrating victory after the union became the first to win recognition at long-established fruit importer and distributor Fyffes.
Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) Midlands regional officer George Atwall told the Star yesterday that the successful campaign...
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
LABOUR should hold a special conference to determine its position on the forthcoming EU referendum, two affiliated trade unions have urged.
General union GMB has updated its Labour Party conference motion, which is guaranteed a slot on the floor as one of four union choices, to include...
Saturday 26th Sep 2015
As Johnson and his mates swig champagne at the World Cup, Corbyn takes time to meet constituents
Monday 21st Sep 2015