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28 February 2018
The headlines make light of the frustrations of regulars missing out on fried chicken - but there is a serious side for workers
13 September 2017
Staff have suffered years of low pay, bullying and abuse from managers
26 October 2016
Five years ago, marking the 75th anniversary of 200 unemployed workers marching from Jarrow to London, Youth Fight for Jobs followed in their footsteps
31 August 2016
Many will have sighed in disappointment and exasperation to see #LabourPurge2 trending on Twitter as ballot papers were sent out for the Labour leadership election.
22 June 2016
The BFAWU bakers' union conference 12-16 June in Southport felt like a real council of war. This is a union with 20,000 members - that is numerically smaller than others - but huge ambition to defend them at a time when it is under siege from the food employers who want to protect their profits.
13 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including the struggle against low pay and the latest industrial action on the London Underground.
30 March 2016
Some workers will be excited for a pay rise in April as the National 'Living' Wage comes into force. But is it really a great deal for workers? Or is it fool's gold?
23 March 2016
On April Fools' Day the Tories will implement the sick joke of a National 'Living' Wage of £7.20 an hour
16 March 2016
A change to law in New Zealand has outlawed zero-hour contracts.
2 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
22 April 2015
Low-paid workers around the planet took action on 15 April. The day of action protested against low pay and encouraged workers to organise to improve their lot
18 April 2015
Campaigners are protesting against 0-hr contracts and for a £10/hr minimum wage
10 April 2015
On Wednesday 15th April, fast food and other low-paid workers in the USA will be taking part in what could be the biggest day of strikes, occupations and protests yet in their fight for a $15/hour minimum wage
8 April 2015
Employers around the country - large and small, including the public sector - have created a culture of despair. Poverty pay means millions cannot afford the basics they need for a decent life
10 December 2014
On 6 January students from 25 universities and colleges around the country met in London for the Socialist Students national conference
28 November 2014
Today, Friday 28 November, there are 'Black Friday' protests around the United States in support of the $15Now campaign and particularly workers in Wal-Mart who have been staging sit-down strikes
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