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2015/04/24 16:22
2015/04/24 16:22
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Under-fire banking giant HSBC created a pre-election storm today when it announced that it would consider moving its headquarters out of the UK. Chairman Douglas Flint told the group's annual general...
2015/04/24 16:22
2015/04/24 16:22
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2015/04/21 23:17
2015/04/21 23:17
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McDonald's and the Unite Union are meeting next week in a bid to reach an agreement on ending zero hour contracts. The fast food giant and the union have agreed to a mediated meeting on Tuesday,...
2015/04/20 03:28
2015/04/20 03:28
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Unite calls on government to stop subsidising jobsMonday, 20 April 2015, 2:58 pmPress Release: Unite Union Unite calls on government to stop subsidising jobs at McDonald's and Wendy'sUnite Union is...
2015/04/20 03:16
2015/04/20 03:16
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Who cares about workers' rights? Well, suddenly lots of people do. And it’s not just the political left. Unite Union members during their protest, against zero hours, outside the McDonald's...
2015/04/18 05:12
2015/04/18 05:12
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Rolls Royce announced yesterday that it had won its largest ever order, signing a multi billion pound deal to provide Trent engines to the Dubai-based airline to power 50 Airbus A380 superjumbos. The...
2015/04/16 17:44
2015/04/16 17:44
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Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site have voted to take industrial action in a row over health and safety. Unite said its 1,200 members at the site in Cumbria overwhelmingly backed a campaign of...
2015/04/16 12:56
2015/04/16 12:56
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WORKERS at an Anglesey poultry plant have voted in a ballot which could save more than 50 jobs. In February, it was announced that as many as 300 jobs could be lost at the 2 Sisters plant in...
2015/04/16 06:05
2015/04/16 06:05
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A former Conservative party candidate for Sheffield Hallam has written to people in the area telling them to vote for the Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, in order to prevent a Labour win. In a...
2015/04/16 05:17
2015/04/16 05:17
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McDonald's and the Unite Union are both saying they want zero hour contracts for workers but they disagree on how that should be achieved. The sticking point is over whether the workers guaranteed...
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2015/04/15 23:23
2015/04/15 23:23
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Fast-food giant McDonald's has proposed a return to mediation to resolve the last big obstacle to what now looks likely to be a successful union campaign to end "zero-hours" contracts in the fast food...
2015/04/15 22:16
2015/04/15 22:16
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Turnaround over zero-hour contracts demonstrates power of unions and value of minimum standards. Unite Union has scored a moral as well as actual victory with their steadfast opposition to zero-hour...
2015/04/15 18:25
2015/04/15 18:25
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About 20 people protested zero-hour contracts in Dunedin yesterday, including Taneroa Paratene (left, 47) and Unite Union delegate David Cannon. Photo by Gregor Richardson. The protest was part of a...
2015/04/15 15:14
2015/04/15 15:14
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There you are, speaking without notes in front of thousands of your most ardent supporters but also some of your fiercest critics, and millions if you include the TV and radio audience. And what do...
2015/04/15 03:28
2015/04/15 03:28
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Strikers and Protestors Join Outside McDonald'sWednesday, 15 April 2015, 2:07 pmArticle: Francis CookStrikers and Protestors Join Outside McDonald'sA group of protestors took to McDonald’s Manners St...
2015/04/15 02:24
2015/04/15 02:24
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Protestors gathered at Britomart today. Photo / Hannah Sarney At midday over 50 people, made up of McDonald's workers, customers, union members and supporters held banners and chanted into megaphones...
2015/04/15 00:28
2015/04/15 00:28
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McDonald's statement over zero hoursWednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:06 pmPress Release: McDonalds McDonald's statement over zero hours.A McDonald's spokesperson this morning issued qa brief updated...
2015/04/15 00:28
2015/04/15 00:28
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Labour is calling on McDonald’s to have more respect for their workers and offer them more guaranteed work hours.McDonald’s is proposing to guarantee its workers 80 per cent of their rostered hours,...
2015/04/15 00:17
2015/04/15 00:17
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Thousands of fast-food workers across New Zealand are expected to join an international day of strike action today to protest zero hours contracts - but they won't be in Tauranga. New Zealand service...
2015/04/14 21:28
2015/04/14 21:28
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The abandonment of zero-hour contracts by Burger King is further evidence good employers do not need to use them, Labour’s spokesperson on Labour Issues Iain Lees-Galloway says.“Congratulations to the...
2015/04/14 16:10
2015/04/14 16:10
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Porters in the Unite Union at Ninewells and Royal Victoria Hospitals in Dundee started an indefinite strike on Tuesday of last week. Low pay is a burning issue for many workers. And like the...
2015/04/24 16:22
2015/04/24 16:22
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