British workers in the transport, health, and education sectors, among others, have already begun industrial action and more are likely to join in as the government and employers refuse to offer pay hikes that keep up with inflation
Mbali Ngwenda of the Pan Africanism Today Secretariat writes about the struggles of United Textile Employees (UNITE), the radical textile workers’ union of Lesotho
The Durham miners’ gala showcases the heritage of coal mining in the city and the rich working class traditions of militancy and trade unionism
The suspension came after Jeremy Corbyn challenged the EHRC report on anti-semitism in the Labour Party under his leadership
The workers of the Drax power plant in Yorkshire rejected a 2.8% wage offered by the company terming it as inadequate. They will conduct a series of six 48-hour strikes
Unions are protesting the transfer of support staff members to NHS’ wholly owned subsidiary company. They claim that the company, created to gain tax exemptions, will alter the pay and conditions of the staff.
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.
The closure of the factory will result in the loss of nearly 3,500 jobs. It is also estimated that this closure will affect around 15,000 workers in the supply chain across the UK
The workers in two of the Nien Hsing’s six factories demand the creation of a separate fabric and paper mill sector, the activities of which are wrongly classified under garment sector, which has the lowest pay.