ASLEF concerned “fake news” might lead to passengers assaulting train drivers

ASLEF concerned “fake news” might lead to passengers assaulting train drivers

Union calls for Southern franchise to be stripped away in wake of firm pending misinformation More »

BREAKING: Coyne sacked by Unite

BREAKING: Coyne sacked by Unite

Former West Midlands Regional Secretary says he will appeal the decision More »

Sign the TSSA petition to save British Transport Police

Sign the TSSA petition to save British Transport Police

Union launches campaign to persuade Scottish government to drop proposals to devolve BTP officers north of the border More »

Scrap the cap! Unions demand end to NHS pay restraint

Scrap the cap! Unions demand end to NHS pay restraint

Organisations representing 1.3m health workers write to May calling her to scrap the cap More »

Thompsons: May is failing to protect human rights abuses at work

Thompsons: May is failing to protect human rights abuses at work

Iain Birrell says only a Labour government could properly recognise the importance of workers having genuine rights 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,