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 »

 

Category Archives: Features

To affiliate or not affiliate, that is the question … how unions work informally with the Labour Party

The final part of our LRD series focuses on how the AEU and PCS lobby for policy changes

“The time for action is now” – Mark Serwotka on his union’s pay campaign

PCS general secretary says there has never been an important time to step up campaigning

BECTU and the Labour Party – where do they go from here?

Part two of the LRD series looks at what happened when BECTU merged with Prospect

Labour and the unions: forging stronger links?

Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Party leader, several unions that were not Labour-affiliated have been considering their relationship with the party

Join the trade union counter culture – come to the Liberating Arts festival next month

Chris Jury invites trade unionists to join him for the best of contemporary creative activism, journalism and political art

“Danger, deficiency and uncertainty” – all you need to know about the Brexit Bill

Thompsons Solicitors

Richard Arthur from Thompsons Solicitors warns the Bill represents a significant threat to hard-won employment and health and safety rights

Unions v Benefit Street – social housing tenants work with journalists to challenge negative perceptions

Fair Press for Tenants challenges the media to report the positive aspects of living in social housing

Why are finance workers paying the price for the crash?

Gregor Gall says only full and proper state regulation can prevent another calamity from happening again

“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

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