There maybe trouble ahead if ‘high risk’ transport plans come forward

The rail union, RMT has revealed that the Government may bring forward the start of the mass transport mobilisation and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. RMT is aware that the Government has requested the industry to be ready to begin a last minute mobilisation to accommodate an increase in passenger numbers from Monday 11th May …

Protect London’s Bus Drivers

As news breaks that ten London bus workers have died from coronavirus, Unite the Union is calling for more protection for them. Unite regional secretary, Peter Kavanagh said: “Each of these deaths is a terrible tragedy and the thoughts of everyone at Unite goes to the families of the bus workers who have died of …

Fast Food and Pub workers demand full pay during lockdown

Campaigners and Trade Unionists are demanding that low paid hospitality workers should receive full pay when their employers take advantage of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This temporary scheme allows employers like fast food chains to claim for 80% of furloughed – or laid off – staff wages. The renowned campaigers at War on …

Why are st mungo’s staff striking?

Hundreds of staff at homeless housing charity St Mungo’s took the difficult decision to withdraw their labour after a year long dispute and take strike action last week. The charity’s staff are dedicated and work with some of the most vulnerable homeless people. St Mungo’s started as a small group of people who decided to …

St Mungo’s Housing Staff Set to Strike

Hundreds of members of staff working for St Mungo’s the  homeless charity,  are set to strike this week – Monday (16 March) to Wednesday (18 March) this comes after staff voted by 83.7 per cent for action in a dispute over the reinstatement of ‘race to the bottom’ terms and conditions and a punitive sickness …