What are unions doing to organise precarious workers?

What are unions doing to organise precarious workers?

Gregor Gall looks at how smaller unions are going down a different path to larger ones More »

“We have a problem with a rogue trade unionist”

“We have a problem with a rogue trade unionist”

Belonging director Morag Livingstone tells the story behind her award-wining film More »

Sign the Unite petition calling for recognition for Parliamentary workers

Sign the Unite petition calling for recognition for Parliamentary workers

Union expresses no confidence in Andrea Leadsom's plans to protect staff from bullying and harassment in Westminster More »

On your bike – Uber loses workers’ rights tribunal to GMB

On your bike – Uber loses workers’ rights tribunal to GMB

Landmark ruling means workers are entitled to holiday pay, minimum wage and breaks More »

 

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Government sided with bankers over bonuses, says TUC

O'Grady says Cameron should represent interests of electorate and economy rather than rich and powerful elite

BBC unions ballot for “Easter strike” over redundancies, bullying

BBC-wide vote for industrial action could disrupt Easter-time programme schedules

Civil servants teach Gove a lesson

PCS members at the Department of Education start work-to-rule

Guardian and Observer drops compulsory redundancies after union pressure

Newspapers agree any further job losses will be achieved by negotiation

NASUWT begins 5-day special needs strike

NASUWT members in Stoke on Trent begin strike over what union says is 'punitive' management imposed on special needs teachers

College lecturers strike over pay amid FE merger talks

Teachers at a key FE college in west of Scotland begin 'lengthy campaign' of action over pay which is set to disrupt 3-way college merger

Crossrail contractor in the dock over blacklisting

Frank Morris alleges he was sacked from Crossrail site last year for raising health and safety concerns. (Pictured: protest at Crossrail's Westbourne Park site, September 2012)

LondonMet – is the tide turning over union “witch hunt”?

UNISON and UCU branches believe suspension of 3 staff members is part of attack by university authorities after high-profile union campaign against privatisation

Unite brings food bank to Parliament to shame Cameron

Union says food banks are the product of a nasty ideology from a failed government

GMB welcomes British Gas move to create 1,000 jobs for young people

Union says move is also good for energy bills and the environment