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Health workers in the UK protest demanding wage hike

Thousands of health workers, including thousands of nurses, marched in London protesting their exclusion from the pay rise announced by the government. The call for the march was given by the Unite union

UK Transport workers-COVID Unions demand enhanced safety measures for transport workers in London

Trade unions including Unite the Union, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), among others, have raised concerns about the rising number of deaths of transport workers due to COVID-19. 14 transport workers have died in London alone as of April 8

Workers crisis UK COVID Thousands of jobs at stake as restaurant chain collapses in the UK

Workers of Carluccio’s chain of restaurants have already been subjected to a 50% wage cut due to the COVD-19 crisis

Trade Union Congress Women trade unionists demand new deal to combat gender pay gap, other forms of discrimination

‘Sisters Standing Strong’ – the 2020 Women’s Conference of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in London was attended by 150 delegates representing 34 unions in the United Kingdom

Gibraltar voting age Trade union youth in Gibraltar demand right to vote at 16

The Young Members Committee affiliated with the trade union Unite in Gibraltar has demanded the lowering of the minimum voting age from 18 to 16

Thomas Cook UK Workers of bankrupt Thomas Cook knock at the doors of UK Parliament

The insolvency crisis at the company has put 9,000 jobs at risk in the United Kingdom and around 21,000 globally. Workers are demanding that the government intervene in the issue

Shipyard workers protest-Northern Ireland Irish workers intensify struggle to save jobs at the Harland and Wolff shipyard

The 158-year-old Harland & Wolff shipyard, located in Belfast, landed in trouble when its current owner, Dolphin Drilling, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.

UK trade union successfully negotiates pay rise for workers at Argos

The trade union Unite was successful in negotiating 19% pay rise for a section of workers in the Argos warehouse thereby ensuring a parity in wages between the workers in the unit.

Sanitation staff at UK’s Luton airport battle for living wage

The Sasse group, which was contracted for sanitation services and equipment, pays employees a minimum wage of 7.83 pounds an hour, while the living wage in the UK, outside of London, is 9 pounds an hour

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