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: 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,