By Pete Kavanagh
Saturday 29th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
UNITE the union urged Home Secretary Amber Rudd yesterday to pardon everyone convicted of crimes for being gay.
It wants this Thursday’s 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which decriminalised homosexual acts between men aged over 21, to trigger the extension of...
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Paying wages through umbrella companies and bogus self-employment means workers don’t receive any employment rights, including holiday pay, sick pay and can be sacked without warning, notice or reason, writes GAIL CARTMAIL
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
BRITISH AIRWAYS bosses’ bids to “bribe” cabin crew into blacklegging won’t take off, union Unite warned yesterday as workers stepped up their campaign against poverty pay.
BA’s mixed feet cabin crew launched a 14-day strike yesterday — on top of 45...
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
HOSPITAL workers in northwest England are ready to strike to see off a four-year-old threat to terms and conditions they say will hit patient safety.
Theatre workers at Warrington and Halton Hospital NHS Trust overwhelmingly backed strike action against the introduction of new rotas...
BRITISH AIRWAYS bosses have been accused of new attempts at strike-breaking, offering non-union members extra cash to accept a pay award, the Star can reveal today.
Unite members in the airline’s mixed fleet are on their 42nd day of strike action in their dispute with BA over...
Monday 17th Jul 2017
Airline faces legal action for undermining strike
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
UNITE members struck a bitter blow against the Tory pay cap as hundreds of cleaners, porters and security staff walked out in the biggest NHS strike this year.
About 700 Unite members took part in the action at four London hospitals belonging to the Barts NHS Trust yesterday, the first...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
Porters and cleaners at four London hospitals launch strike action today
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017
Workers will strike for four days over pay