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2 October 2019
Workers, members of the GMB union, at Crown Paints in Hull have in recent weeks taken four days of strike action in pursuit of a just pay claim. Shane Allinson, GMB senior steward, has made a statement about the dispute
6 February 2019
At the time of going to press, 15 young people will be anxiously facing the judge at Chelmsford Crown Court, waiting to be sentenced. Many fear it will be jail.
1 February 2017
The news that two brothers were jailed at Nottingham Crown Court for trafficking vulnerable people to work at Sports Direct in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, will have shocked and angered many, writes Karen Seymour.
21 October 2015
250 workers at Crown Packaging in South Wales face redundancy. The plant - known locally as 'the Box' - is to close due to alleged 'overcapacity'.
20 October 2015
250 workers at Crown Packaging in South Wales were dropped a bombshell last week with the announcement that the plant, which has been a landmark in Neath for almost 80 years, is to close due to alleged 'overcapacity'
31 July 2013
Fees for going to an Employment Tribunal have just been introduced. It will now cost £160 for relatively minor cases, or £250 for issues like unfair dismissal, to lodge a claim and a further charge of up to £950 if the case goes ahead.
16 July 2013
Staff in the country's network of 372 Crown post offices will take an eighth round of strike action tomorrow (Wednesday 17 July)
20 June 2013
Crown post offices across the country closed this afternoon as staff walked out on strike at 2pm in the sixth round of strikes in an ongoing dispute over closures, jobs and pay
19 June 2013
Croydon/Bromley bins: An industrial action ballot of Unite members employed as refuse workers in Bromley and Croydon has returned a majority in favour of strike action in both boroughs
27 March 2013
Cleaners' low pay battle: Cleaners working for Churchill on Arriva Trains Wales were on 24-hour strike on 27 March. They are fighting against poverty pay...
8 March 2013
Members of the Communication Workers Union have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action returning an 88% yes vote in a national strike ballot
20 November 2012
Workers at three factories have walked out in immediate and angry response to an attack by Crown on the pension scheme
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