Tag Archives: Trade Unions

Battling hostile management, Ritzy workers inspire low-paid workers across the UK

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At least some young workers are starting to realise that they won’t get paid what they’re entitled to without a fight.

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Strong unions won you your rights, not kind-hearted rich men

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Decent pay and conditions for working people didn’t simply fall out of the sky.

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The key to reducing inequality? Stronger trade unions

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The widening gap between rich and poor reflects a decline in trade union power, so argue the authors of the bestselling book The Spirit Level.

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Globalisation is taking its toll on workers rights

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According to a new report, the UK falls within the category of nations where people’s workplace rights are regularly violated.

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The Tories want to ban strikes without 50% turnout, yet they accuse others of class war

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If you are simultaneously bashing the unions and slashing welfare, you’re also not in the best position to accuse others of conducting class war.

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The Evening Standard’s trade union bashing

There are those in the media who are so nostalgic for the days of openly bashing trade unions they are busy recreating a kind of Sealed Knot society devoted to replaying the 1970s.

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Euro Unions demand: end austerity and put industry back to work

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European manufacturing and industrial unions met in Madrid this week at a specially convened conference to discuss the crisis in European industry.

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Public more worried about Tory relationship with big business than about Labour and the unions

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The public are more concerned about the Tory Party’s relationship with big business than they are worried about Labour’s relationship with the trade unions.

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The labour movement should drop any illusions it has about Venezuelan socialism

Their last-ditch support for a dying regime is not only leaving them tragically on the wrong side of history but, worse, exposing them and our great movement to ridicule.

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Unions welcome ban on helicopters flying in severe North Sea weather

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Unions with members working on off-shore oil installations have tentatively welcomed measures recommended in a report by the Civil Aviation Authority.

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