Unions say Sports Direct exposé is part of a wider working conditions problem
Saturday 23rd Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Long-forgotten 19th-century odious work practices are making a comeback through unscrupulous bosses. SOLOMON HUGHES calls for union action
posted by Morning Star in Features
MPs tear Sports Direct boss to pieces over company’s working conditions
Friday 22nd Jul 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Whole swathes of are country are in dire need of trade union support – and Unite is stepping up to the plate, writes STEVE TURNER
Thursday 14th Jul 2016
SPORTS DIRECT threatened to blacklist a young woman after a false allegation of a fraudulent transaction, a Unite delegate claimed yesterday.
Members at the union’s policy conference celebrated the union’s achievement in forcing the retail giant to acknowledge its...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Highwayman returns for bad bosses Sports Direct
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
DICK TURPIN will take to the highway on Monday in a protest outside the offices of an agency which supplies workers to rip-off employer Sports Direct.
The notorious highwayman will accuse the employment agencies running Sports Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire of...
Saturday 11th Jun 2016
ONE of the greatest con tricks ever perpetrated on a credulous public was the myth of the “self-made” billionaire. The Great British entrepreneur.
Individuals who pulled themselves up by their boot straps and by dint of hard work and acumen rose to the top of the heap.
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features
PROJECT FEAR, which should have been consigned as a campaigning tactic to the dustbin of history after being discredited during the Scottish independence referendum, is enjoying a fresh lease of life.
David Cameron, who stated before the current EU referendum took off that he could...
Thursday 9th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Ashley ‘presided over a regime of obscene work practices’
Wednesday 8th Jun 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain