Top bosses will earn more than average annual wage by lunch
Wednesday 4th Jan 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Ministers told to end ‘Scrooge-like’ public-sector pay cap
Friday 23rd Dec 2016
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
TUC demands tougher laws as numbers to soar to one million
Monday 5th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PM won’t make worker representation on boards compulsory
Tuesday 22nd Nov 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
WORKERS risk “paying the price for Brexit,” the TUC said yesterday as new figures showed pay growth slowing and benefit claimant numbers on the rise.
The jobless total fell to 1.6 million in the quarter to September, the lowest since 2006, and the number of people in work...
Thursday 17th Nov 2016
THE government yielded to pressure yesterday and announced a review of the ban on electronic voting in industrial action ballots, in a belated decision welcomed by unions.
Announcing the independent review, long called for by the unions, Sir Ken Knight, a former chief fire and rescue...
Friday 4th Nov 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
THE TUC is urging people to spare a thought for nightshift workers as research published at the weekend shows a growing increase in people working nights, with women fuelling that growth.
TUC analysis found that the number of people working night shifts has increased by 275,000 between...
Monday 31st Oct 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
WORKERS on Southern trains stage the final day of a 72-hour walkout today in their bitter dispute over the role of conductors, with further industrial action planned.
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady lent her support to the strikers by demanding that Southern stop blaming...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Consumer price index rate jumps to two-year high of 1%
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
THE number of people who are self-employed has soared over the past decade but their earnings have plummeted, according to a study published yesterday.
Research body the Resolution Foundation said that the number of workers defined as self-employed has shown a “remarkable”...
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016