Where next for contracted-out workers after IWGB loses recognition case?

Where next for contracted-out workers after IWGB loses recognition case?

Gregor Gall looks at the recent ruling of the Central Arbitration Committee More »

“It’s karma” – Blacklist Support Group on Carillion going bust

“It’s karma” – Blacklist Support Group on Carillion going bust

Roy Bentham says there will be no crocodile tears from him More »

Esther McVey’s father was served with prohibition notices after health and safety breaches

Esther McVey’s father was served with prohibition notices after health and safety breaches

GMB calls on May to reconsider appointment of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions More »

Union rep sacked while at family funeral

Union rep sacked while at family funeral

Ian Allinson, who has campaigned against discrimination at Fujitsu, was told Friday would be his last day at work More »

Thompsons calls on government to penalise gender pay offenders

Thompsons calls on government to penalise gender pay offenders

Solicitors say government could do more to address the problem, including obliging employers to publish action plans More »

 

Monthly Archives: September 2016

Durham teaching assistants split over term-time-only contracts

Two unions move to strike ballot after rejecting council's offer; one accepts and begins talks with bosses

RMT Virgin West Coast workers ballot for strike after DHL make a meal of pay offer

Union anger as outsourced workers offered less than directly-employed staff

“Real hope for change” – unions on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech

Read Unite and GMB reaction to Labour leader's speech

Fracking ban will lead to mass unemployment, warns GMB

Calling for imported fracked gas to be stopped is campaigning for mass unemployment in central Scotland, the GMB has warned. As the first shipment of US shale gas arrived in Scotland, the union pointed out that refinery owner Ineos said

“Opposition is a cold place” – Usdaw welcomes “inspirational” Watson speech

John Hannett says you can have all the moral arguments you want but cannot put them into action if you do not win

Unite ballots for action over BMW pension plans

Union says it will fight "tooth and nail" to oppose plans to close company's final salary pension scheme

NASUWT: “We’ll have no gender equality until we stop abuse and harassment”

Union fringe meeting highlights inequality in wages and promotion prospects

Derby teaching assistants take their campaign to Labour Party conference

UNISON members on strike over £6,000 pay cut

RMT welcomes Watford derailment investigators looking into staffing issues

RMT says there must be no ducking the issue of the role played by the guards on board these trains

BREAKING: win for FBU as Manchester firefighters’ jobs saved

FBU to take part in talks with fire bosses