Trade Unions

Reaction: councils and unions defiant over school reopenings
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Reaction: councils and unions defiant over school reopenings

Up to 1,500 primary schools set to remain closed on 1 June in coronavirus rebellion
20 May 2020
British wages are being squeezed - here’s why
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British wages are being squeezed - here’s why

Report says former Labour heartlands in the north of England have been hit hardest
12 Feb 2020
What is behind the Christmas rail strikes?
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What is behind the Christmas rail strikes?

RMT union plans industrial action for most of December over role of guards
6 Nov 2019
Brexit deal: are workers’ rights at threat?
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Brexit deal: are workers’ rights at threat?

Labour Party and unions say Johnson’s proposed withdrawal agreement spells ‘disaster’ for employees
22 Oct 2019
52 ideas that changed the world - 11. Trade unions
Miners' strike
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52 ideas that changed the world - 11. Trade unions

How organised labour fought for rights in the modern workplace
23 Aug 2019
Nutella protests: what workers are angry about
Nutella
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Nutella protests: what workers are angry about

Striking staff blockade French site over pay demands, halting 80% of production
5 Jun 2019
Are Amazon’s warehouse robots a threat to its workers?
Amazon
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Are Amazon’s warehouse robots a threat to its workers?

Accident in New Jersey puts new focus on retailer’s warehouse working conditions
7 Dec 2018

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Is this the end of austerity?
Public sector workers protesting against the pay cap outside Parliament last year
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Is this the end of austerity?

Government public sector pay rise labelled ‘derisory’ amid fears it could be funded by further cuts
25 Jul 2018
India: shop staff win the right to sit down
India clothes shop
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India: shop staff win the right to sit down

One shop assistant in the state of Kerala says her pay was docked for leaning against a wall
17 Jul 2018
Union membership plummets among under-30s
A sandwich-man recruiting members for the MCU during the 1919 railway strike
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Union membership plummets among under-30s

TUC boss says movement needs to show young people it is still relevant
5 Jun 2018
Uber gives UK drivers sick pay and benefits
Uber has had a long and troubled relationship with its drivers
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Uber gives UK drivers sick pay and benefits

Ride-hailing app bows to growing political and legal pressure over workers’ rights
24 May 2018
Nationwide strikes bring France to standstill
A protester dressed as 'work' holds a banner which reads 'Macron killed Me'
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Nationwide strikes bring France to standstill

Police fire teargas as protesters challenge Macron’s economic reforms
23 Mar 2018
Union warn of strikes over Ford Bridgend jobs threat
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Union warn of strikes over Ford Bridgend jobs threat

American car giant denies cuts after reports suggest two-thirds of staff could go
1 Mar 2017
Labor Day: how and why is it celebrated in the US?
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Labor Day: how and why is it celebrated in the US?

Monday marks the annual Labor Day holiday in the US – but what exactly are they celebrating?
4 Sep 2015
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