Archives by: admin

admin

7 Posts 0 comments

About the author

admin Posts

Howard Beckett tells Labour council candidates they won’t get Unite backing if they ‘act like a Tory’

Unite the Union logo
Unite
Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, issues warning to Labour candidates who fail to “act as socialists”. Howard Beckett, the assistant general secretary of Unite, has told Labour council ...
Read more 0

Landmark legal case over workers rights in South Yorkshire begins

kostal uk appeal
Unite
Landmark legal case involves workers at an electrical firm who were ‘unlawfully’ induced to sign a new contract without consulting their union. The case goes back to a ...
Read more 0

Uber loses appeal against drivers’ rights ruling

Uber app on phone
GMB
Taxi/ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling stating its drivers should be classed as workers rather than as self-employed. Last year a tribunal ruled that ...
Read more 0

Education unions join forces to call for immediate 5% pay rise for teachers

Logos of education unions
NEU
The National Education Union (NEU), the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), UCAC, Voice and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) are calling for an immediate ...
Read more 0

UNISON launch new satirical video attacking Government’s public sector pay cap

UNISON video still starring Stephanie Beacham
UNISON
Public service trade union UNISON has released a new satirical video exploring the Government’s attitude towards scrapping the public sector pay cap. The short film, which stars former ...
Read more 0

Over 1,000 Sellafield workers strike over pay dispute

Sellafield aerial view
GMB Unite
Over 1,000 workers at the Sellafield nuclear power site in Cumbria have gone on strike due to a dispute over pay. Sellafield workers who are members of Unite ...
Read more 0

Unite joins MPs’ call to strip McAlpine of Big Ben contract

Big Ben at night
Unite
Unite the Union has backed calls from a group of MPs to strip the contract for restoration work on Big Ben from Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, and award ...
Read more 0