GLASS bosses in Devon have shattered industrial relations, with workers forced to escalate their strike action yesterday.
Unite members from DB Glass in Newton Abbot are set to join workers at Sierra Windows in Paignton after a clear 81 per cent vote in favour of strike action in a...
Friday 26th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Distribution centre staff promise second week of action over contracting out
Thursday 25th May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A CONSTRUCTION firm was found guilty of the manslaughter of two workers yesterday who fell to their deaths during the renovation of a multi-million-pound luxury flat in London.
Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Symanski, 29, died while hauling a large sofa to a first-floor balcony at the...
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Lamiat Sabin and Conrad Landin
LEN MCCLUSKEY said yesterday that he is confident that opinion polls will soon change in Labour’s favour following the official release of its manifesto earlier this week.
The Unite general secretary said widely publicised...
Thursday 18th May 2017
BMW workers suspended strike action yesterday to consider a new pensions offer.
The Unite members had been due to walk out today, Sunday and next Wednesday in protest at plans by the car manufacturer to close its final-salary pension scheme.
Staff at BMW plants in Cowley,...
DAVID EYRE uses the trade union battle to retain collective bargaining at Grangemouth to explain how Britain’s unfair economy is decimating communities and enriching the few
Tuesday 16th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
TUC hits out of failure of Tory government to regulate sector
Friday 12th May 2017
HULL’S first ever national Pride event will be sponsored by Unite the union, which has given a donation of £17,000.
The city will host the event as part of its 2017 City of Culture celebrations on Saturday July 22.
The union will sponsor the march — costing...
TAXPAYER-BACKED Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced plans yesterday to sack 334 workers and transfer their jobs to India.
The redundancies add to thousands imposed following the 2008 financial crash.
Over £46 billion of government cash was used to bail out the bank...
Wednesday 10th May 2017
MAJOR construction sites could come to a standstill after drivers who deliver materials voted yesterday to strike.
Eight-two drivers employed by suppliers Cemex are in dispute over pay and voted by 87 per cent for strike action after rejecting a 1.6 per cent pay increase.