Tag archive for ‘worker’
By admin On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Kwarteng wants to slash holidays and worker protections. Here’s how Ian Lavery dismantled him for calling UK workers lazy

New Business Secretary now denies plan, but as Ian Lavery pointed out – who would trust a Tory on workers’ rights? Tory MP Kwasi Kwarteng, newly promoted to the position of Business Secretary, has now More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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I’m a Care Worker and I’m on Strike – Here’s Why

This weekend, workers at SAGE care home in Golders Green, north London are striking. Their demands – which if met, could set a historic precedent in the private care industry – include £12 an hour, More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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International Red Cross worker killed in Yemen airport attack, 2 missing

At least one staff member with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was killed in an attack at Aden airport in Yemen on Wednesday, the agency has confirmed. Two other ICRC workers are unaccounted More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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The Cambodian Garment Worker Imprisoned for Speaking Out

Soy Sros spent nearly two months in prison after criticizing her employer’s response to the pandemic. She has been released, but her imprisonment has had lasting effects on her health and her workplace. Dissent More...

By admin On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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NHS worker: public sector pay freeze is an absolute injustice

The public sector pay freeze is a slap in the face for NHS workers and we need to push back against the government, says Alia Butt from NHS Staff Voices Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
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Volunteer election poll worker Cecilia Chaboudy-Dow

Volunteer election poll worker Cecilia Chaboudy-Dow Morning Star  More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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A mural depicting a health worker by artist Peter Barber in Manchester

A mural depicting a health worker by artist Peter Barber in Manchester Morning Star  More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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McDonald’s worker interview: “Organising is the first step”

Workers at McDonald’s have hit the news in recent years with their fight for decent wages and conditions. Staff at a number of branches of the multinational fast food chain have taken strike action, demanding More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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UAE minister of tolerance accused of sexual assault by Hay books festival worker

UAE minister of tolerance accused of sexual assault by Hay books festival worker British woman says Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan sexually assaulted her at a villa on an island in the emirates  More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Power plays: the rise of game worker unions

Game Workers Unite The coronavirus pandemic is driving unionisation in the UK gaming industry – a broad sector riddled with exploitative labour practices. Earlier this year, Marzena Zukowska spoke with Emma Kinema, More...