Author: Ben Sellers

The Spirit of ’72: Morning Star Spring Conference

The lessons of the Clyde Shipbuilders in the 70's not only echo through time, but can be used today.

The Certification Officer levy is debated in the Lords

A new levy is being introduced, capped at 2.5 per cent of union income, to fund the expanded role of the Certification Officer.

Carroll’s Trade Union Freedom Bill is narrowly defeated in Stormont

Gerry Carroll MLA's Trade Union and Labour Relations (Amendment) Bill falls, as the Alliance join DUP and UUP in voting down the proposals.

Grenfell campaigner recognised in ‘City of Women’ renaming project for IWD

Yvette Williams MBE has been recognised in a ground-breaking, interactive project re-imagining the London Tube map.

Gender Pay Gap Twitter Bot causes embarrassment on IWD

A genius Twitter bot is causing havoc with large companies’ attempts to paper over the cracks on gender inequality

Ireland: Migrant restaurant workers take on the Ivy – and win.

The Labour Court in in Dublin has found that Julia Marciniak and Lenka Laiermanova were unfairly dismissed by the Ivy.

The TUC responds to the Govts Levelling Up White Paper

The Government's Levelling Up White Paper was finally published on Wednesday. Here's the TUC's response.

Unions stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people

Trade unions in the UK have issued a series of statements expressing solidarity with the Ukrainian people and trade unions in the Ukraine.

Justice Eady announced as new President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)

Justice Jennifer Eady has been appointed President of the EAT.

Whatever happened to the Prime Minister’s “high wage economy”?

Far from encouraging workers to seek higher pay, the government is now telling them to accept lower pay.

Government ends ‘day one’ sick pay entitlement for coronavirus

The Government’s decision to end 'day one' sick pay for coronavirus will hit 7.8 million workers who rely on SSP when they fall ill.

Heart Unions Week focuses on a New Deal for Working People

Many in the Labour movement have used Heart Unions Week to explain the importance of creating a framework to defend and extend worker's rights
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