unions

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos
Employment

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos

Labour has joined unions in calling for Avanti West Coat to be stripped of its contract to run trains between the UK’s biggest cities over its ongoing reduced timetable

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy
Minium wage

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy

The minimum wage can be raised by boosting greater demand across the economy rather than concentrating wealth in the hands of a minority, according to a new report.

Amazon wildcat strikes enter second week as UK workers protest over pay
Strike action

Amazon wildcat strikes enter second week as UK workers protest over pay

At least eight Amazon warehouses have been hit by protests as workers demand a higher pay rise.

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Enough is Enough: Unions, food banks and MPs launch campaign to fight the cost of living crisis

‘We’re not going away!’: Striking BT workers threaten more walkouts and label CEO ‘food bank Phil’
BT strike

‘We’re not going away!’: Striking BT workers threaten more walkouts and label CEO ‘food bank Phil’

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Fresh rail strikes announced as union says public back workers in pay dispute
Rail strikes

Fresh rail strikes announced as union says public back workers in pay dispute

Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action
Strike action

Bosses urged to engage more with unions amid rise in strike action

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’
Unions

Low union membership has ‘knocked £400 a month off the average Brit’s paypacket’

Trains to teachers: What strikes could happen in 2022?
Strike action

Trains to teachers: What strikes could happen in 2022?

The next Mick Lynch? As strike action escalates, these are the union leaders you may come to know
Strike action

The next Mick Lynch? As strike action escalates, these are the union leaders you may come to know

How to join a union
Trade unions

How to join a union

Thousands march in London to protest low pay and rising cost of living
Cost of living crisis

Thousands march in London to protest low pay and rising cost of living

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment
Partygate

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment

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Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists
Gig economy

Union’s landmark deal with Deliveroo ‘sells out’ workers, say activists

Striking Etsy sellers are shutting shop to protest higher fees
Strike action

Striking Etsy sellers are shutting shop to protest higher fees

Royal Mail faces strikes over alleged ‘fire and rehire’ plans
Fire and rehire

Royal Mail faces strikes over alleged ‘fire and rehire’ plans

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’
Employment

P&O Ferries boss tells MSPs that he has ‘no plans to resign’

P&O Ferries sackings: What you need to know
Employment

P&O Ferries sackings: What you need to know

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament
NHS

Doctors and MPs join ‘save the NHS’ protest outside parliament

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs
Employment

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26
Employment

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26

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