Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
11 April 2018
The bakers' union BFAWU has notified McDonald's that it is balloting workers at six stores with a view to authorising a strike later this year
11 October 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including Lords' expenses and young workers' debt.
20 September 2017
The future for young people in Britain today can look very bleak - but there is a way to fight back!
14 June 2017
Want a pay rise? Join a union. That's the message from recently published government data showing that being in a trade union increases pay for the majority of workers, writes Tessa Warrington, PCS union rep.
17 May 2017
Voter registration: A third of a million voters have 'disappeared' from the electoral register in Wales, thanks to the shameless attempt by Tory and Liberal politicians to disenfranchise the working class, and young people in particular.
15 February 2017
Bectu members at four sites took simultaneous strike action
1 February 2017
In December 2016 it was reported that India had surpassed Britain to become the sixth largest economy in the world. However, India is one of the most unequal countries with the richest 1% holding 58% of overall wealth. For the poorest and those suffering oppression, life in India is brutal.
30 November 2016
Around 50 people turned up to enjoy a Unison-sponsored gig for young and potential members at the Fenton pub in Leeds on 25 November, an event which was about more than just music and comedy.
23 November 2016
Socialists in the media! Discussing internships, Trump and the campaign to readmit expelled socialists to Labour - on Sky News, RT, the Sunday Politics and LBC radio.
5 October 2016
The debate about the correct approach for the Corbyn movement is manifesting itself within the trade union movement too.
31 August 2016
I was recently part of the audience on the BBC programme 'Can Britain have a pay rise'. There were 100 of us seated in ascending order of pay. Earnings ranged from jobseeker's allowance to the £1 million salary of Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins writes Steve North.
22 June 2016
Young workers once again find themselves being ripped off, as a report indicates that companies spend 20 times more on older workers' pensions than younger workers'.
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 feature on low pay featuring articles by a Tesco worker, a public sector trade unionist and the experiences of a zero-hour contract worker
2 December 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Anti-blacklisting campaign work, retail union overrules youth committee to back Blairites, energy workers walk out.
18 November 2015
"Zero-hour contract means I struggle to make my rent": I wish I could describe a standard working day but being on a zero-hour contract, days are anything but standard.
14 October 2015
Tory treasury minister Matt Hancock (right) said under-25s are not "productive" enough to deserve the minimum wage. The government's new 'national living wage' - which is not actually a living wage - is only for workers over 25.
9 September 2015
Many workers don't know how much work they will get from each week to the next.
15 July 2015
When Iain Duncan Smith cheers the budget speech, we know it's bad news for working class people. Their headline promise of a new 'living wage' is no such thing.
23 June 2015
Join the budget day protests on Wednesday 8th July! George Osborne isn't content with tripling tuition fees or closing down youth services. On 8 July he'll announce more cuts
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