SHOPWORKERS suffer a catalogue of violence, threats and abuse on a regular basis, union Usdaw revealed yesterday as it launched its annual Respect for Shopworkers campaign week.
Usdaw said the last year saw a “shocking” increase in incidents with a retail staff member being...
Tuesday 14th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
POLICE used anti-union laws to prosecute anti-fracking protesters, it was revealed yesterday during a court case against the campaigners.
The 12 environmental campaigners appeared in court in Blackpool on charges relating to their blocking of the entrance to a drilling site in...
CAMPAIGNERS against nuclear weapons have slammed a government decision to censor safety reports on the Trident missile system.
FORMER WORKERS from Britain’s last deep coalmine gathered to watch the first of its two sets of winding gear being demolished yesterday.
The second is expected to come down in the new year.
For more than half a century, the winding gear of Kellingley colliery in Yorkshire...
Saturday 11th Nov 2017
Tribunal tells firm its employees must be given holiday pay, minimum wage and shift breaks
LEADING BBC broadcasters backed the cause of equal pay for women yesterday, posting photos online wearing campaign T-shirts.
Equal Pay Day is the point in the year when women begin to work for nothing, because their pay lags so far behind their male counterparts, according to sex...
But it should have never existed, say activists
Friday 10th Nov 2017
Helen John: September 1937 – November 5 2017
Thursday 9th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Features
Union leaders fly to Brussels to rally Europe behind factory fight
Tuesday 7th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in World
THE Trussell Trust warned yesterday that foodbanks may not be able to provide enough food for the hungry this winter if the government goes ahead with its universal credit roll-out.
The charity — Britain’s largest single operator of foodbanks, running 428 across the country...