You are not alone – eyewitness report from Qatar labour camps

You are not alone – eyewitness report from Qatar labour camps

  “Hindi Ka Nag Iisa” – You Are Not Alone. The inspiring words of Building Workers’ International General Secretary Yusen Ambeht addressing a training session for Filipino workers who had stepped forward to represent their colleagues suffering under Qatar’s kafala system, where trade unions are illegal. Qatar is the richest country in the world. It More »

UNISON reveals the harrowing truth of 15-minute homecare visits

UNISON reveals the harrowing truth of 15-minute homecare visits

Union report shows 74% of local authorities in England are limiting homecare visits for their elderly, ill and disabled residents to just 15 minutes More »

Today’s Tube strike suspended

Today’s Tube strike suspended

RMT suspends action for further talks but warns next month's action remains on More »

Blacklist firms ordered to disclose emails

Blacklist firms ordered to disclose emails

Unite welcomes order from High Court, saying it is a major step to justice More »

REVEALED: the £26m cost of the Trade Union Bill

REVEALED: the £26m cost of the Trade Union Bill

Government's impact assessment shows "stonking" cost of introducing legislation More »

 

Tag Archives: George Osborne

Unions tell Chancellor: “don’t pile costs of crisis onto workers”

Unions criticised "economic illiteracy" of proposals expected in this afternoon's Budget to cut spending on government departments by £2.5bn

“Majority of UK children will be below the breadline by 2015,” warns TUC

TUC report comes ahead of unions pre-Budget rally in central London this evening

4G auction “cheated taxpayers of £1bn,” says CWU

Union says 4G mobile auction has called into question competence of Chancellor, George Osborne