WATCH: Uber drivers on strike over company's 'orgy of greed'
Uber drivers in the United Private Hire Drivers (UPHD) branch of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britainn (IWGB) have been on strike in Glasgow, London, Birmingham, and Nottingham ahead of the company’s stock market launch
Campaigners welcome Sturgeon's 'Scottish Green Deal' pledge but urge real and radical follow through
Nicola Sturgeon's phrase echoes radical plans being developed on the left of the US democrats, including the popular policy advocacy for a Green New Deal by congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
'Fair work must begin here': Scot Gov reaches new respect accord with civil service union
Fair Work agenda will include a respect for trade union rights under attack for UK Government.
A NEW agreement between trade unionists and the Scottish Government will solidify a Fair Work agenda, including union rights under attack from the UK Government.
No new Scottish Government subsidies for businesses which don’t meet ‘fair work criteria’
Fair Work Criteria will be part of assessment for business subsidies from April 2019
THE Scottish Government has confirmed that there will no longer be business subsidies for companies which do not meet a new “fair work criteria” included in the Programme for Government two weeks ago.
The move is set to end Scottish Enterprise Regional Selective Assistance grants going to the likes of global distribution giant Amazon, which has received £3.5 million in RSA grants since 2007 despite widespread criticism of its employment practices.
TGI Friday? Tip 'robbery' row prompts holiday Friday walkout at food chain
TGI Fridays workers in London have voted to strike over a new company policy branded ‘tip robbery’
WORKERS will stage a bank holiday walk-out at one the UK's busiest food chains amidst a row over "tip robbery".
Workers at two branches of the popular food chain in London will walk out of work for three days after staff unanimously agreed to support strike action.
Snow excuse: Fast food employers blasted for putting profit over people amid severe weather
Big business under fire for pressuring workers to travel against official advice
A NUMBER OF big names in business, including McDonald’s, KFC and Deliveroo, have been criticised for remaining in service through severe weather alerts from the Met Office, forcing workers to make their way through potentially treacherous conditions.
Common Weal Dundee: How workers and trade unionists sent Dundee City Council away to think again on care reforms
The local Common Weal group in Dundee reports on a recent local meeting in which members of the community won a victory against a poorly developed care plan - but the battle is not yet won
DUNDEE CITY CHAMBERS was the venue for a lively meeting of the policy and resources committee last month when more than 50 members of the city’s social care employees and their trade union representatives crammed into the public areas.
Report: A Scottish Approach to Immigration post-Brexit
Paper welcomed by STUC and Unison Scotland
DEVOLVING immigration and employment law together can give Scotland the opportunity to create a workers rights-based approach to immigration post-Brexit that benefits all workers.
The idea is one of a series of proposals in ‘A Scottish Approach to Immigration Post-Brexit’, authored by researcher Mark Butterly, which can be accessed in full here.