Today, Wednesday 1st February, trade unionists across Scotland are holding protests about the Tory Government’s Bill to limit the strike action workers can take.
“If you haven’t got a programme, a bogey man will do.” Aneurin Bevan
The UK Government introduced a new Bill to the Westminster Parliament which will limit the rights of workers to take industrial action.
“Workers are being treated with contempt.” – COSLA’s 2% pay offer
Unite the union is to ballot targeted groups of local government workers in the coming weeks in the escalating dispute over pay.
In 2021, it is estimated that UK nationals accounted for 16% of the 103,590 seafarers active at sea working for companies within the membership of the UK Chamber of Shipping.
Workers Reject Local Government Pay Offer
” the offer is, unbelievably, weighted towards those on the highest pay and will further exacerbate the issue of endemic low pay which plagues this sector. “
International Workers Memorial Day #NeverForgotten #IWMD20
International Workers Memorial Day (IWMD) takes place every year on 28th of April.