trades unions

  • December 15, 2010

    Bulgarian Orthodox priests have decided to to join a trade union because they have not received statutory entitlements and have not been paid on time.

  • October 26, 2010

    Scapegoating is central to the Daily Mail. But if you've not yet seen today's issue (26 October), I challenge you to pause for a moment and have a guess at which group of people they are demonising today.

  • September 29, 2010

    Green Party leader Caroline Lucas has attacked the new Labour leader Ed Miliband, suggesting he is failing to live up to his reputation as an environmentalist.

  • September 26, 2010

    I had two votes in the Labour leadership election. One as a member of the Labour Party and one as a trade unionist.

  • September 26, 2010

    The Labour Party's new leader Ed Miliband has moved quickly to emphasise his centrist views and to refute claims in the right-wing press that he is too left-wing.

  • August 25, 2010

    Two Bangladeshi garment workers have been arrested after campaigning for improvements in working conditions. Kalpona Akter and Babul Ahkter have worked with countless workers in their own country and ethical fashion promoters in Britain.

  • August 11, 2010

    The rise in overall and long-term unemployment in Scotland will be worsened if the government goes ahead with immediate and deep cuts.

  • June 3, 2010

    The former Labour deputy leader Roy Hattersley has insisted that meritocracy and equal opportunities are not sufficient to achieve a just society. He called for economic equality instead.

  • May 20, 2010

    Amid all the debate on our individual and collective freedoms and the manner in which the coalition will address such matters as the retention of DNA, the refusal to send those accused of terrorist ac

  • May 1, 2010

    Work in the 21st century is no longer what it was in our parents and grandparents generations, says Jill Segger. May day gives us an opportunity to re-evaluate work and the lives we build through it.