One in eight people are assaulted at work

One in eight people are assaulted at work

TUC releases sock figures at the start of Heart Unions week More »

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 »

 

Tag Archives: living wage

“Living Wage” pay strike vote in castles and battlefields

Hundreds of staff at conservation charity, National Trust for Scotland, owners of sites such as Mar Lodge (pictured) are being balloted for strike action over pay

Pensions “leverage” over pay gap, Living Wage, all-male directors

New union lobby group will attempt to coordinate workers' voices on pension funds for FTSE350 companies

Living wage joy: B & Q staff do it themselves (with a little help from their union)

Unite members vote to accept improved pay offer that guarantees a living wage for all staff

GMB in Living Wage strike against Carillion

School support staff in Sheffield strike today over refusal by outsourcing and construction giant, Carillion, to pay them living wage of £7.45 per hour

CWU reps to deliver boycott warning over private postal firms

CWU conference expected to endorse threat of a mail boycott if Ofcom fails to intervene to protect universal postal service

How to solve the recession puzzle – “give us a proper pay rise,” says PCS

PCS says new report helps provide answer to why employment is rising as UK economy is flatlining