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16 July 2014
TSG strikers have won a tremendous victory against tight-fisted bosses who had offered an insulting 0% pay increase
23 June 2014
With a tremendous show of strength 200 Tyneside Safety Glass strikers marched through a Gateshead trading estate
16 June 2014
Workers strike for an above inflation above rise and an agreement on agency workers
23 April 2014
Workers' Memorial Day is on 28 April. In many towns and cities, construction workers and their trade union branches will take a lead in organising activities
12 February 2014
It is now ten years since the horrific tragedy of the 23 Chinese cockle pickers who drowned in Morecambe Bay
8 January 2014
Much of the right-wing media whipped up hostility and alarm in the run up to the 1 January end of restrictions on entry to Britain for people from Romania and Bulgaria
2 October 2013
The Swansea Amazon warehouse location, next to the former Linamar/Visteon/Ford site, is a graphic illustration of how casualised, low-paid work has replaced unionised, skilled manufacturing, writes Ronnie Job.
20 September 2013
With the second week of strikes at the Hovis bakery in Wigan coming to an end, the company have informed the BFAWU that they have no intention of settling the dispute
4 September 2013
Falling wages: A new report for the Resolution Foundation has found that a growing number of people getting their first job, and particularly women, quickly get stuck in part-time, low-paying roles
30 April 2013
After 5 years' work for London Underground, 33 agency workers were sacked in December
15 January 2013
On Wednesday 16th January events will take place at call centres around the country to highlight the exploitation of agency workers thanks to a loophole in the law which is costing workers more than £500 a month in lost wages at some sites
19 September 2012
Unite members at Argos are striking against the ending of their final salary pension scheme
1 February 2012
I am 23 and have been unemployed for four months. Prior to this, I was working in an unskilled job as a temporary worker for a higher education institution...
25 January 2012
A London Employment Tribunal has found that engineer Dave Smith had been blacklisted by Carillion (JM) Limited and Schal International Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Carillion) because he raised concerns about asbestos on building sites and because of his trade union activities...
14 December 2011
PCS members working as tax officials at the HMRC joined in a three-hour lunchtime action on 12 December over the introduction of agency workers in contact centres...
9 November 2011
A general strike took place in Israel on Monday 7 November, with workers in the civil service, public transport, universities, airports, sea ports and local authorities among those striking
5 January 2011
There could be as many as 1.3 million agency workers in Britain supplied by 17,000 agencies in the almost £20 billion a year 'recruitment industry'...
6 October 2010
Unscrupulous bosses at Tyneside Safety Glass (TSG) want to drive down the pay and conditions of the workforce - but the first week of solid strike action shows that TSG workers are determined to fight this...
10 February 2010
After ten weeks of strike action - two days each week - Axiom Rail workers in Stoke have decided to return to work and impose an overtime ban in their fight for a decent pay increase, writes Andy Bentley.
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