WHY should police commanders give violent fascist gangs a free pass to wreak havoc on city streets, threatening people going about their lawful business?
Labour executive mayor Joe Anderson is right to reflect the disquiet felt not only in his own party but further afield in Liverpool...
Thursday 3rd Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
by Samantha Ritchie
Tuesday 1st Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Ex-Civil Service boss-turned-lord calls on Tories to keep check-off
Friday 26th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
RADIOGRAPHERS are set to continue campaigning during elections in defiance of anti-union laws after their union overwhelmingly backed setting up a political fund yesterday.
Tory curbs on unions have obstructed unions’ ability to campaign and lobby the government.
Wednesday 24th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
“SHORT-SIGHTED” plans to cap paid time off for union reps in the Tories’ Trade Union Bill would mean huge losses for taxpayers, the TUC revealed yesterday.
Every £1 that is spent on wages for public-sector workers on “facility time” — hours...
Tuesday 23rd Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
The International Labour Organisation has taken the government to task over its vicious plans to curb the trade union movement – but CAROLYN JONES doubts whether courtroom decisions will be enough to stop the Tories in their tracks
Monday 22nd Feb 2016
Unions equip performing workers with the tools they need to get on in life, reports Bindu Paul
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
THE TORIES are trying to “create a one-party state,” a senior trade unionist has warned.
Unite assistant general secretary Tony Burke, who also chairs the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom (CTUF), told a rally on Thursday night that the Trade Union Bill would deprive the...
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THIS weekend marks the end of Heart Unions week, the TUC’s response to the Trade Union Bill.
The week has been an opportunity for trade unionists to reaffirm trade union values and to publicise to their colleagues the many rights trade unions have won historically, such as the...
POSTAL workers “ain’t gonna accept” the Trade Union Bill, Communication Workers Union (CWU) general secretary Dave Ward told an open-air workplace meeting yesterday.
Union reps joined junior doctors fresh from their strike as part of a day of defiance against Tory...
Friday 12th Feb 2016