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Strong first day of action on Merseyside

Today (Monday 25 July) saw the start of a two day strike by cleaning staff in Bootle and Liverpool over cuts to their hours to claw back a rise in the minimum wage. 503 more words


How you can support the cleaners' strike

On Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 July, cleaners working for ISS in Liverpool and Bootle tax offices are on strike.

It is now vital that everybody supports the cleaners in their fight for fair pay without staffing cuts. 402 more words


NYTimes: A Step Forward for Fair Pay at McDonald’s

What the lawsuit doesn’t address is that companies like Mickey D’s profit wildly from the labor of employees who don’t receive a fare share. Their wages barely allow them to get by. 123 more words

Nobody Is Flying The Plane

Important Support for Kumaran Bose from the Leicester and District Trades Union Council

More than 6 million people are members of a union in Britain, and most of these individuals (just over 5.8 million) are part of a trade union that is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress (TUC). 439 more words

Samworth Brothers

Viewpoint: Raise parents' income to improve a child's health

When parents bring a child into a clinic, they seek help for an acute illness or a longer-term problem. They expect the child can get a prescription from their health-care provider that will improve the child’s immediate and lifelong health. 616 more words


Ronnie Draper, General Secretary of the Bakers Union, Demands Reinstatement of Unfairly Sacked Worker

On June 26, 2016, a protest was held outside the Samworth Brothers headquarters in Melton Mowbray to demand the reinstatement of unfairly sacked Bakers’ Union member Kumaran Bose. 639 more words

Samworth Brothers

“Insulting” Minimum Wage increase would widen inequality gap

Unite says 10 cent increase means real pay cut after inflation

Low Pay Commission recommendation does not take account of soaring profits

July 19th: Trade union Unite today slammed what it termed an “insulting” recommendation by the Low Pay Commission, which has recommended increasing the National Minimum Wage by just 10 cents per hour.  180 more words

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