Tag: union

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

Union leaders like me don’t want to strike, but UK workers are being given no choice

0 Views0 Comments

The summer of discontent on our railways is now very much a reality, and at the point of escalating into other sectors, as workers take a stand to protect their living standards. Our union, the Transport Salaried Staf...

A New York Starbucks abruptly closed – was it retaliation for a union drive?

23 Views0 Comments

Several weeks after Starbucks workers in Ithaca, New York voted to unionize, the company announced with just a week’s notice that their store on College Avenue, one of three in Ithaca, would be shut down. Starbucks cl...

Uber and Transport Workers’ Union strike agreement on gig economy employment standards

30 Views0 Comments

Ride-sharing giant Uber and the Transport Workers’ Union have struck a landmark agreement on proposed employment standards and benefits ahead of expected new gig economy regulation from the Albanese government. The un...

European Union approves Ukraine as an EU candidate country – video

20 Views0 Comments

The European Union has approved the application of Ukraine to become a candidate country for admission to the 27-strong bloc. EU leaders meeting in Brussels have followed the recommendation of the European Commission,...

Mick Lynch: the rail union boss who became a media star by skewering interviewers

22 Views0 Comments

Ministers and broadcasters have tried this week to portray RMT boss Mick Lynch as a hard-left union bogeyman. He has been accused of causing misery to the travelling public and even fomenting revolution. But Lynch has...

Union boss Mick Lynch is a media star – and Labour has much to learn about why

17 Views0 Comments

This week, the RMT union leader, Mick Lynch, has done something that no political figure has achieved since Brexit tore the nation apart in 2016. He has united progressive opinion, from the revolutionary left to the l...

Air traffic control union warns overtime and shortages are compromising agency

23 Views0 Comments

Australia’s air traffic control agency is relying on hundreds of hours of overtime as it struggles to fill shifts in airport towers, a union analysis of internal rostering documents shows. The staff union representin...

Largest teaching union threatens to ballot members in England on strike action

29 Views0 Comments

Leaders of the country’s largest teaching union say they will ballot their members on strike action later this year unless the government agrees to an “inflation-plus” pay rise. The joint general secretaries of the Na...

Union launches dispute with Deakin University over payments for casuals

14 Views0 Comments

The National Tertiary Education Union has accused Victoria’s Deakin University of paying casual academics per student assignment marked, rather than an hourly rate, in a formal dispute notice lodged with the instituti...

Union launches dispute with Deakin University over payments for casuals

19 Views0 Comments

The National Tertiary Education Union has accused Victoria’s Deakin University of paying casual academics per student assignment marked, rather than an hourly rate, in a formal dispute notice lodged with the instituti...

Second union ballots Network Rail members over strike action

15 Views0 Comments

A second rail union is balloting Network Rail members for industrial action, in a move that could stop train services entirely in a coordinated strike this summer. The Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) uni...

NSW education department launches legal action against teachers union over May strikes

21 Views0 Comments

The New South Wales Teachers Federation is facing potential court-ordered penalties because of widespread strikes in May over pay and conditions in public schools. In a lawsuit, the state’s Department of Education acc...

Why is Starbucks’ union drive speeding ahead while Amazon’s founders?

39 Views0 Comments

In a historic win in December, baristas in Buffalo voted to make their Starbucks the first of more than 9,000 corporate-operated Starbucks in the US to unionize. Since then, 143 other Starbucks have unionized and work...

Rwanda deportation flights must wait until July, says union leader

41 Views0 Comments

Asylum seekers should not be deported to Rwanda before the policy has been fully tested in the courts, a union leader has said, predicting the first removal flight will not take place as planned this week. An initial ...

Feel the benefit: union workers receive far better pay and rights, Congress finds

23 Views0 Comments

Workers represented by labor unions earn 10.2% higher wages than their non-union peers, have better benefits and collectively raise wages industry-wide, according to a report released by the House and Senate committee...

UK healthcare staff call in sick to avoid using car as cost of fuel soars, union says

29 Views0 Comments

Low-paid health and care workers are calling in sick because they cannot afford to fill their cars with petrol to travel to work, the head of the UK’s largest trade union has warned. Boris Johnson said on Thursday tha...

« Prev