We’re operating in new circumstances, DAVE WARD tells the Star, and it’s time the movement stepped up
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Features
CWU general secretary Dave Ward will call tomorrow for a “new trade unionism for a new world of work” at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival in Dorset.
Mr Ward told the Morning Star that he had “never felt more enthused” than after last month’s general...
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
TRADE unions told food delivery firm Deliveroo yesterday that it is using the law as a bogus excuse to not offer its workers security of pay and benefits.A fresh row over so-called gig economy workers was sparked after Deliveroo bosses claimed that legislation would need updating...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BRITAIN’S economy could be boosted if trade unions gain greater powers, a major business figure has said.
John Mills, the founder of consumer goods giant JML, said the lack of respect for workers’ voices shown by companies in both Britain and the US had fuelled support for...
Thursday 1st Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
The MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY examines the personal and collective benefits in uniting with your fellow workers
Monday 29th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
The Labour Party has identified the restoration of sectoral collective bargaining in its proposals for new laws at work. KEITH EWING and JOHN HENDY QC explain what this means and how it could be brought about
Thursday 11th May 2017
Santander staff are often forced to choose between providing for their families and doing what’s right. Now, they’re getting unionised and fighting back. By Larry Rubin
Monday 3rd Apr 2017
Ian Lavery is right to say it’s no use only to repeal old laws but, argues RICHARD RUDKIN, Labour must protect staff rights to withdraw work
Monday 13th Mar 2017
Conrad Landin uncovers the lengths to which Thatcher’s government went to meddle in the affairs of the CPSA and John Macreadie’s leadership election
posted by Conrad Landin in Features
EXCLUSIVE: Papers expose Tory attempts to undermine socialist civil servants’ leader