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  • TUC: spare a thought for rising number on nights

    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

  • RMT calls on more Tube staff to join strike over 24hr trains

    MORE London Underground maintenance staff will be balloted on strike action over all-night services, rail union RMT announced yesterday.

    Its members at maintenance company Tube Lines, created as part of the Underground’s failed private finance initiative (PFI) but now in the...

    Thursday 6th Aug 2015

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Night work’s bad for you, warns TUC

    by Our News Desk

    NIGHT WORK risks wrecking families and draining parents’ stretched finances to pay for childcare, the TUC warned yesterday.

    More than three million people now have to work nights — up 200,000 since the bankers’ crash in 2007.


    Wednesday 5th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • USDAW Conference: Retail staff demand extra 33% for working at night

    SHOP workers demanded a 33 per cent pay premium yesterday for working night shifts.

    DHL Logistics staff from Dartford told retail union Usdaw’s national conference that they should be paid more than day staff to compensate them for unsociable hours.

    The conference heard...

    Monday 27th Apr 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain