Fujitsu workers in Manchester resume action
Tuesday 8th Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Unions join forces in ‘historic moment’ for construction workers
Thursday 3rd Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
COUNCIL workers in Newcastle face losing up to a third of their wages under plans announced yesterday after the Tory government slashed the council’s funding again.
A coalition of unions including public service union Unison, construction union Ucatt and general unions GMB and...
Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016
MEMBERS of three trade unions will take to the streets of London on Saturday to defend Britain’s libraries, museums and galleries.
Librarians, campaigners and book and art lovers will march at noon from the British Library to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.
TRADESMEN in the Scottish borders could strike if their bosses don’t seriously start negotiations for a modest pay rise and uniform working week, union Unite warned yesterday.
The union is pushing for a pay rise above the 1.1 per cent being imposed by the Scottish Borders Housing...
Thursday 6th Oct 2016
NORTH Sea workers are to stage a new 48-hour strike next week in a dispute over pay and allowances, it was confirmed yesterday.
The action will affect seven Shell platforms from 6.30am on Thursday.
Members of the Unite and RMT unions are in dispute with the Wood Group and began...
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
FINANCIAL service staff are being balloted for strike action over the outsourcing of 75 jobs to India, their union announced yesterday.
Workers at financial and pensions company Prudential, based in Reading, will start voting on Monday — with the ballot running to August 15...
BUS drivers in Yorkshire and Dorset are slamming the brakes on poverty pay.
Transport union Unite announced more strike dates yesterday for First bus drivers in Leeds, Weymouth and Bridport.
In Leeds, an “insulting” offer of just 38p an hour has prompted workers to...
Wednesday 6th Jul 2016
NATIONAL newspaper deliveries to newsagents nationwide are to be hit by strike action.
Staff at Menzies, one of Britain’s biggest distributors, have voted to strike over pay. Dates for strike action by 300 packers and drivers will be announced shortly.
The staff are...
Friday 17th Jun 2016
by Meic BirtwistleIn Llandudno
UNITE regional secretary Andy Richards described the crisis in the Welsh steel industry yesterday as “the biggest economic threat since the dawn of devolution.”
Facing the loss of some 7,000 jobs at Tata and a...
Wednesday 25th May 2016