Almost half rejected prospect of uncertain schedule and pay
Friday 21st Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Austerity has become a catch-all EU policy for emasculating trade unions, imposing zero-hours contracts and mass casualisation of labour. It is time to give it the elbow, writes BRIAN DENNY
Friday 14th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
CONDITIONS at Sports Direct are “akin to a workhouse,” the union representing staff at the company charged yesterday.
Unite is calling for precariously employed workers at the company’s main warehouse to be paid the living wage and moved onto permanent contracts.
Saturday 8th Aug 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TUC warns Osborne ‘recovery‘ may not be stable
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
TRAIN bosses are attempting to flood their operations with zero-hours agency staff, at the cost of their own employees, transport workers heard yesterday.
And there was a call for “immediate industrial action” against one privateer from delegates at the RMT annual...
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
EUROPE’S largest arts university was condemned yesterday for advertising non-existent casual jobs as lecturers around the country continue to struggle for permanent work.
University of the Arts London (UAL) is currently advertising for hourly paid “associate...
Wednesday 17th Jun 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
KATE CLARK reports on some new films which illuminate topics that the powers-that-be would prefer us not to know about
Tuesday 16th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Arts
WORKERS at a Hovis bakery who won a struggle against zero-hours contracts are now facing the threat of redundancies, the firm said yesterday.
The bakery in Wigan, Greater Manchester, employs about 350 staff and 40 are to be made redundant.
In September 2013, the workforce...
Friday 5th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Better Than Zero scheme opens worker helpline
Monday 20th Apr 2015
posted by Malcolm Burns in Britain
Unions must unite behind the People’s Assembly if we’re to truly win our battles, urges Unite Scotland’s PAT RAFFERTY