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26 August 2014
Hillsborough—‘not disorderly’ | Councils cut youth spending | Migrants in lorry detained | New rules on zero hours

Zero hours dock battle won after indefinite strike at Tilbury

05 August 2014
Tilbury Dockers have returned to work after winning the battle against employer SCA Logistics’ attempts to impose zero hours contracts. 

Bakers' union seeks to build on the Hovis strike that beat zero hours contracts

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.

Zero tolerance for zero hours in 11-day Tilbury dock strike

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. 

Islington teachers say, 'No zero-hours contracts in our schools'

28 January 2014
Teachers at the Stem 6 Academy in Islington, north London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

Birth in toilets puts a spotlight on Sports Direct conditions

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.

Join the fightback for fast food workers’ rights

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.

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