10 June 2016
Workers at the University of Winchester are on strike today, Friday. The UCU union members are fighting a measly 1.1 percent pay offer—and want equal pay for women and an end to casualised contracts too.
26 May 2016
UCU union members in higher education are highlighting casualisation on the second day of a two-day strike today, Thursday.
19 April 2016
Campaigners from the Fast Food Rights campaign and the Bfawu union took action across Britain last Thursday. They targeted McDonald’s in solidarity with striking McDonald’s workers in the US.
14 January 2016
McDonald’s workers from the US brought the spirit of their fight for $15 an hour to Britain yesterday, Wednesday, with a noisy protest in central London.
15 December 2015
Simon Basketter looks behind the spin of the giant online retailer to examine how it expands by exploiting workers—and what really drives it
21 July 2015
Unpaid overtime, zero hours, no time to eat or for breaks at work— Nick Clark looks at a new report exposing what the Tory claims of economic recovery mean for low paid workers
05 May 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) parliamentary candidates have stood in seats across the country for Thursday’s general election.
21 April 2015
Low paid workers are unable to make ends meet as bosses cut their hours and attack their conditions
14 April 2015
Activists in the Fast Food Rights Campaign were gearing up for a day of action set to take place on Wednesday of this week.
20 March 2015
Up to 300 people marched through the campus of London School of Economics (LSE) yesterday, Thursday, in support of a student occupation there.
26 August 2014
Hillsborough—‘not disorderly’ | Councils cut youth spending | Migrants in lorry detained | New rules on zero hours
05 August 2014
Tilbury Dockers have returned to work after winning the battle against employer SCA Logistics’ attempts to impose zero hours contracts.
10 June 2014
Twenty four dockers working for SCA Logistics based at Tilbury Docks in Essex began an 11-day strike on Thursday of last week.
10 June 2014
Some 180 delegates of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers' Union (Bfawu) gathered at the union's annual conference in Southport this week.
28 January 2014
Teachers at the Stem 6 Academy in Islington, north London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week.
21 January 2014
On New Year’s Day a woman worker gave birth to a baby in the toilets of a Sports Direct warehouse in Shirebrook, north Derbyshire.
07 January 2014
Food workers union Bfawu, Unite the Resistance and left wing Labour MP John McDonnell have teamed up to fight for fast food workers’ rights.