Tag archive for ‘Workers’
By admin On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Thousands of US medical workers join protests against police violence

Protests by health care workers expanded significantly Thursday, with more demonstrations planned for Friday and Saturday. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Lebanon provides temporary shelter to dozens of stranded Ethiopian workers

Coronavirus: Lebanon provides temporary shelter to dozens of stranded Ethiopian workers Migrant workers had been abandoned outside their consulate by their employers amid an economic crisis and the More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Nearly half a million health care workers worldwide infected with coronavirus

The International Council of Nurses reports that 600 nurses have died in the COVID-19 pandemic and estimates that 450,000 health care workers of all kinds have been infected worldwide. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Key workers need a pay rise – and they need it now

FOLLOWING the financial crash of 2008, billions were poured into bailing out the financial sector.  The people of Britain ended up paying a heavy price for this financial crisis that they didn’t create. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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‘A visual thank you’: London designer CREATES striking ornamental masks to honor key workers during Covid-19 crisis

A London-based fashion designer has used everyday items to create a striking set of decorative face masks to honor various groups of Covid-19 essential workers and the results are certainly eye-catching, if a little More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Belly Mujinga death: Only organised workers can guarantee safe conditions

News broke on 12 May that Belly Mujinga, a railway worker at Victoria Station in London, had died from COVID-19. Mujinga had died on 5 April after reportedly being spat on and coughed at a week earlier by a man More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Prof Prem Sikka: The corporate bailout bill will hurt workers and pensioners

There is an ever present danger that the Conservative government will erode worker’s rights and cheapen labour. It does not have to mount an open challenge to workers and trade unions as the same can be achieved More...

By admin On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Tory Transport for London bailout: Workers made to pay for coronavirus crisis

With the COVID-19 crisis raging on, earlier this month the Tory government finally decided to stump up £1.6bn to save Transport for London (TfL) from bankruptcy. TfL – which runs London’s Underground More...

By admin On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Construction Workers and the Gig Economy

Misclassification is a business model that depends on tax, insurance, and payroll fraud. It is an assault of a century of hard-won workers’ rights. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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‘The best defence for workers during and after this lockdown is trade union membership and effective workplace organisation’

WORKERS should prepare to fight to stop the government and bosses forcing them back to work before it is safe, the Communist Party’s political committee was told during an online meeting on Wednesday evening. Mollie More...