Unpopular Tory Bill must be challenged industrially – STUC
Wednesday 26th Aug 2015
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
RMT members have set dates for strike action in their ongoing dispute with First Great Western (FGW) over the introduction of new trains.
RMT said it has not been given assurances on job protection for engineers and issues regarding the proposed introduction of driver-only trains which...
Tuesday 4th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PM accidentally reveals true reasons behind hated Trade Union Bill
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
LOW-PAID staff given the job of shifting claimants to the universal credit benefit scheme will down ledgers for two days next week in protest at useless IT systems and unfair targets.
Almost 1,500 members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will...
Tuesday 14th Jul 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
GUARDS and buffet staff rallied at London’s Paddington station last night as they started a 48-hour walkout over staffing on flagship new trains.
Members of rail union RMT are concerned that the new Intercity Express Project trains, due to replace Intercity 125s on services to...
Thursday 9th Jul 2015
WORKERS who manufacture windscreen wipers are taking 10 days of strike action over being paid £3,000 a year less than others doing the same job just five miles away.
More than 130 staff at Pilkington Automotive Ltd in King’s Norton, Birmingham, began a series of strikes and...
Thursday 2nd Jul 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Landslides and police sabotage hit iconic cycling race
Friday 26th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
SEVEN hundred bakery workers finished a 48-hour strike over jobs, pay and conditions yesterday with the pledge of further action against Gunstones in Dronfield, South Yorkshire.
Managers at Gunstones, which serves high streets across the region, have culled more than 400 jobs and are...
Wednesday 17th Jun 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BRITAIN’S first national steel strike in 35 years moved a step closer yesterday after four unions announced they would down tools at Tata Steel on June 22.
An ongoing pensions dispute will also see action short of strike, including an overtime ban and a work to rule, kick in next...
Tuesday 9th Jun 2015
Long hours, low pay, anti-union laws and precarious employment have pushed the people of Germany to breaking point. Strikes were inevitable, writes VICTOR GROSSMAN
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features