ONE in five people has met and fallen in love with their husband, wife or civil partner at work, according to TUC research published yesterday, during Heart Unions week.
And a third of workers have had a relationship with a colleague, the YouGov poll for the TUC also found.
Friday 12th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TRADE UNIONISTS are to doorstep Prime Minister David Cameron today with the simple demand that he meet with them to discuss a re-think of the Trade Union Bill.
The Tory leader has refused to meet TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady — even though he has repeatedly found...
Wednesday 10th Feb 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SARAH WOOLLEY left school at 18, but thanks to her trade union membership, she’s been able to continue her education. Here she explains how she’s broadened her horizons and gained confidence with the BFAWU
posted by Morning Star in Features
MINISTERS are secretly back-peddling on parts of their hated Trade Union Bill in a bid to get it through the Lords, a letter leaked yesterday revealed.
Skills Minister Nick Bowles wrote to Cabinet Office chief Oliver Letwin and Commons leader Chris Grayling on January 26 asking...
Tuesday 9th Feb 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
On day two of #heartunions week, trade union activists share what being part of the movement means to them, and why they are uniting to oppose the Trade Union Bill
Health workers top table of Brits to face aggression while doing their jobs
Monday 8th Feb 2016
FRANCES O’GRADY kicks off a week of action to celebrate the valuable – and often unsung – work of trade unions and their members
Lords pressed to scupper ‘undemocratic’ plan
Friday 5th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
FUNDING of political parties in Britain has always been problematic given the power of big business and rich individuals to dictate matters.
The cleanest and most transparent means of funding a political party has been the mass membership participation in political funds set up by...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
THE Tories’ Trade Union Bill is an attack on women, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday.
She hammered the Bill, which seeks to limit workers’ rights to strike, and demanded fairer treatment in an interview with parliamentary magazine The House.
Friday 29th Jan 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain