Whole swathes of are country are in dire need of trade union support – and Unite is stepping up to the plate, writes STEVE TURNER
Thursday 14th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Highwayman returns for bad bosses Sports Direct
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
A FAST-FOOD restaurant worker said yesterday that she was paid £43 for a 10-hour shift merely because she is aged under 25.
April Walcott told delegates at the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) conference that lower pay for young workers is “deeply...
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Zero-hours blight just the tip of the iceberg
Monday 13th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Ashley ‘presided over a regime of obscene work practices’
Wednesday 8th Jun 2016
MPs scrutinised shoddy work practices at retailer Sports Direct yesterday and grilled the owner who admitted workers on zero-hours contracts were paid below the minimum wage.
Billionaire boss Mike Ashley admitted it was “unfair” the firm docked 15 minutes of workers’...
MIKE ASHLEY’S changed his tune.
MPs investigating accusations of shocking working practices at his Sports Direct high street chain are “pushing against an open door,” so keen is he to co-operate, he simpers.
But only last week he was claiming he would not...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
SPORTS DIRECT boss Mike Ashley will be quizzed by MPs today about workers’ terms and conditions after he had refused to attend a previous meeting.
The billionaire will now appear before the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) select committee over what union Unite calls...
Tuesday 7th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Warehouse workers face humiliating body searches, life-ruining ‘flexi’ shifts and security guards at the loo
Monday 6th Jun 2016
“RADICAL” solutions are needed to eradicate poverty pay among NHS workers caused by the “fragmentation” of pay bands and zero-hours contracts, Unison members argued yesterday.
The lowest pay bands should be scrapped to pull workers out of destitution, Sarah...
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016