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Reports round up: Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Reports round up: Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit Workers at Burton’s won’t let bosses take the biscuit

Brighton council battle over terms and conditions

Brighton council battle over terms and conditions Workers at Brighton and Hove City Council’s building maintenance department struck for five days last week in a dispute over terms, conditions and sick pay.

Bosses take the biscuit but can't dodge strikes

Bosses take the biscuit but cant dodge strikes Workers who make Wagon Wheels and Jammie Dodgers plan further walkouts over pay.

Damning new report blasts the GMB union

Damning new report blasts the GMB union Britain’s third largest trade union is “institutionally sexist” and “bullying, misogyny, cronyism and sexual harassment are endemic”, according to a lawyer’s report published last week.

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system   Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas

Resistance to ‘fire and rehire’ threat at BA and British Gas British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.

Reject Centrica blackmail on jobs and pay cuts

21 July 2020
Centrica, The owner of British Gas, will tell thousands of workers to accept new conditions, including no extra overtime pay, or risk losing their jobs.

Leaders of major unions to step down amid jobs onslaught

20 July 2020
The leaderships of the three biggest trade unions in Britain are up for election—and there will be an intensified debate about class struggle and resistance.

Unison grows + BT crisis + RSPCA cuts + School safety + Curtain falls on jobs

23 June 2020
The Unison union says it has seen a surge in membership with more than 90,000 people signing up ​this year.

Protest says black lives matter at work

16 June 2020
Over 50 people protested against institutional racism outside St George’s hospital and medical school in Tooting, south London, on Monday.

Workplace round up: Ark Globe Academy walkout + Homerton outsourcing dispute

09 June 2020
Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.

Derby care homes saved + BT terms fight + NHS safety scandals

01 June 2020
In the face of a union campaign and mounting public pressure, Derbyshire county council last week announced a reversal of plans to close seven care homes in the county.

If it’s not safe Asos workers must walk

19 May 2020
A suspected coronavirus outbreak at an Asos retail warehouse has sparked calls for the site to be closed while a deep clean is carried out.

Openreach: fury over holiday attacks AND Union criticises Vivid Housing

04 May 2020
The CWU union has expressed its anger and dismay at telecommunications firm Openreach’s decision to announce unagreed changes to its approach to annual leave.

Transport round-up: Fight for airline jobs AND Suspend Dial-a-Ride

04 May 2020
Airline bosses are making mass job cuts and forcing through pay cuts. 

Health workers face the sack for demanding protective equipment

22 April 2020
Worker rightly said, 'as long as we are provided with PPE we will work, without PPE we won't'

Action is needed to win council workers’ pay rise +Merthyr victory + Dundee carers

21 April 2020
Local government employers in England and Wales last week offered just a 2.75 percent pay rise for over a million workers for 2020-21.

Union leaders split over who should head Labour as candidates shift right

28 January 2020
Trade union leaders are split over who to back to be the Labour Party’s next leader and deputy leader.

Health round up: ‘We’ll fight to stay in the NHS,’ say Frimley strikers

10 December 2019
Hundreds of health workers in Berkshire and Surrey plan a fresh round of strikes against privatisation.

Union holds Black Friday protests against Amazon

03 December 2019
The GMB union held Black Friday and Cyber Monday protests at several Amazon sites in anger at the “appalling” treatment of workers.

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