We’re operating in new circumstances, DAVE WARD tells the Star, and it’s time the movement stepped up
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Features
Another seven years lopped off state pension age rise to 68
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Millions continue to suffer as wages lag behind
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Taylor report fails to deal with problems of the gig economy, warn unions
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TRADE unions told food delivery firm Deliveroo yesterday that it is using the law as a bogus excuse to not offer its workers security of pay and benefits.A fresh row over so-called gig economy workers was sparked after Deliveroo bosses claimed that legislation would need updating...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
Homosexuality still illegal in 36 Commonwealth countries
Friday 7th Jul 2017
by Felicity Collier in central London
LGBT workers called on the TUC yesterday to support efforts to monitor so-called gay concentration camps in Chechnya.
More than 100 men perceived to be gay or bisexual who have been persecuted by Chechen authorities have sought...
UNION activists criticised the TUC yesterday after an official Twitter account gave a link to an article in The Sun.
The union centre’s press office linked to a report on its call for bosses to relax dress codes at work in this week’s heatwave.
But some activists...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
HOUSEHOLD debt is set to reach a record high this year as millions of families are “running on empty,” the TUC warned yesterday.
Research by the union body has shown that unsecured debt has reached levels not seen since the 2007 financial crisis — rising to...
Thursday 25th May 2017
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell lambasted the Tories’ “total failure” to improve living standards yesterday as new figures showed the biggest fall in wages for three years.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that weekly wages went down by 0.2 per cent...
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain