workers rights

workers rights

How Britain's Biggest Union Undermined the Struggles of Migrant Workers

Some of Britain's most marginalised workers have found that they need to fight for their rights without the help of mainstream trade unions.
Simon Childs
6.13.19
stay classy

Striking Workers Are Bringing Back 1970s 'Mindfuck' Tactics

Trade unions are looking to the past for inspiration in how to mess with their exploitative employers.
Callum Cant
2.12.19
gig economy

Deliveroo Drivers Lose Battle for Collective Bargaining

The High Court ruling means drivers are not entitled to minimum wage, holiday leave, or pension contributions.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.6.18
stay classy

Post Workers Are Dodging Anti-Strike Laws to Fight Sackings

Royal Mail workers are creating a wave of unofficial strike action.
Callum Cant
11.22.18
workers rights

Workers on Strike Can Learn from the Staff of a South London Pub

The Ivy House's progressive business model doesn't mean problems with staff have completely disappeared.
Francisco Garcia
10.4.18
Money

The Living Wage Doesn't Work: So What Now?

The government's so-called living wage is keeping people in poverty.
Tom Whyman
8.28.18
Starbucks

Starbucks Expands Benefits to Cover More Procedures for Transgender Employees

Starbucks' health insurance plans have covered 'bottom' surgeries since 2012, but coverage will now include a variety of 'top' procedures.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.28.18
workers rights

Revealed: Ambulances Were Called to Amazon Warehouses 600 Times in Three Years

New data obtained by VICE shows the shocking frequency of emergency medical calls made by Amazon workers.
Mark Wilding
5.31.18
workers rights

The University of London Is Leaving Its Outsourced Workers in Limbo

They issued a statement about improving workers' rights, but it has already been slammed as vague by a trade union.
Simon Childs
5.24.18
politics

Meeting the McStrikers at McDonald's First Ever UK Strike

Workers in Crayford and Cambridge are fighting for improved pay and working conditions.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
9.4.17
workers rights

McDonald's Workers Are Set to Strike for the First Time in UK History

Union says members have been left with no alternative after the company drastically cut employee hours and workers made allegations of bullying.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
8.17.17
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
8.15.17
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