NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

NUJ calls for investigation into Islamophobia, racism and hatred in British press

Union calls out Sun's Trevor Kavanagh over his "Muslim Problem" comments More »

BONG! TUC hits back at Mail’s Big Ben bollocks

BONG! TUC hits back at Mail’s Big Ben bollocks

"Like putting your ear next to a police siren", says health and safety expert More »

Outrage as trade unionist “sacked” from EHRC board

Outrage as trade unionist “sacked” from EHRC board

Sarah Veale says Greening's decision not to reappoint her could be a political move by the Tories to silence working people More »

“We are their teacher, friend and family sometimes” – the teachers supporting refugee children

“We are their teacher, friend and family sometimes” – the teachers supporting refugee children

The NASUWT's Ben Padley visits Bremen with sister union GEW as his union looks to develop a programme to support refugees and asylum seekers in UK schools More »

“I was terrified” – the moment Josh proposed to Scarlett at Tolpuddle

“I was terrified” – the moment Josh proposed to Scarlett at Tolpuddle

Josh pops the question in front of hundreds of festival-goers More »

 

Monthly Archives: April 2015

Midwives and radiographers on strike over pay

Midwives and radiographers in Northern Ireland are today on strike over pay. Members of the RCM and SoR are taking action from 8am to midday today, followed by a week’s work-to-rule from tomorrow. It is the first time in its 134-year

Supreme Court rules bosses broke law when they ignored union

UCU welcomes ruling against University of Stirling

RMT hits back at “Gestapo” jibe as Peter Hendy is forced to apologise for calling services “shit”

Union says privatisation and profiteering, not staff, has wrecked train services

“Extreme” Tory cuts will hit low-paid families with children, warns TUC

IFS analysis also shows Tories will cut taxes for the better off

“Remember the dead, fight for the living” – UK unions mark International Workers Memorial Day

The theme of this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day is removing exposure to hazardous substances

Striking lecturers refuse to take part in redundancy process

UCU members at Dundee University take action over job losses

Legacy of the Tories: living standards suffer first five-year fall on record

TUC says extreme austerity plans risk killing off recovery

BREAKING: Scottish Power workers to ballot for strike action

GMB and Unite members angry over enforced changes to their working conditions

RMT members to ballot for strike at DLR

The RMT is to ballot its members at Docklands Light Railway in two separate disputes over pay and working conditions. Reps have been involved in extensive in talks with Keolis/Amey Docklands management regarding the 2015 pay review and other issues including

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it” – Dave Prentis

“If you care for the NHS, then vote for it,” Dave Prentis told a packed Save Our NHS rally in Yorkshire at the weekend. The UNISON general secretary spoke at a packed Leeds Town Hall to an audience of trade unionists,