UNREST across Britain’s franchised railways deepened yesterday after Virgin East Coast staff voted to go on strike over jobs, safety and working conditions.
RMT union members, already embroiled in a bitter dispute on Southern, backed walkouts by 84 per cent with nine in 10...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
SUPPLY teachers vowed at the weekend they won’t be used as scabs to undermine their permanent colleagues’ strikes in a blow to Tory plans to help bosses break pickets.
The government’s vicious Trade Union Bill will allow employers to hire temporary agency workers to...
Monday 21st Sep 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
PM accidentally reveals true reasons behind hated Trade Union Bill
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
STRIKING lecturers brought seven London colleges to a halt yesterday as they fought more cuts to further education.
University and College Union (UCU) members at the Haringey, Enfield and North East London, South Thames, North West London, Croydon, Greenwich Community, Hackney...
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Prentis promises to ‘strengthen resolve’ over industrial action
Wednesday 17th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Trade unions slam Cameron’s strike law
Monday 15th Jun 2015
United Steelworkers (USW) extended its oil workers’ strike to two more refineries yesterday, saying that oil companies refused to negotiate honestly on health and safety.
Walkouts at the BP plant in Whiting, Indiana, and its joint-venture refinery with Husky Energy in...
Sunday 8th Feb 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
Thursday 22nd Jan 2015
Plaid leader Leanne Wood accuses Labour of being ashamed of their history as a party of trade unions
Tuesday 20th Jan 2015