Archive: Industrial Relations

Brendan Barber is pleased by Labour's unity in Manchester

Interview: Brendan Barber

What's the worst thing you can do when interviewing the leader of Britain's union movement? Admit you're not a union member, of course.

  • Gatwick workers to strike

    Gatwick workers to strike

    Baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by Swissport at Gatwick have voted to take strike action on August 25th and 29th.

  • More tube strikes on the way?

    Tube strike going ahead

    Liberal Democrat assembly member Caroline Pidgeon has hit out at the Rail and Maritime Union (RMT), calling maintenance firm Tube Lines' offer of a 4.85 per cent pay deal "generous".

  • Too close a friendship?

    Analysis: Labour and the unions

    Labour's summit with its trade union backers was overshadowed by leadership speculation and accusations of a return to the 1970's, when strikes paralysed the country.

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    Analysis: Labour and the unions

    Labour's summit with its trade union backers was overshadowed by leadership speculation and accusations of a return to the 1970's, when strikes paralysed the country.

  • Unions head to Downing Street to discuss the amendment list

    Unions present demands to govt

    The government is being presented with a list of 130 coordinated demands by Britain's trade unions, it has been reported.

  • Councils sitting on £3bn, Unison says

    Unison attacks town hall 'billions'

    Public sector union Unison has hit out at local authorities for refusing an increased pay rise request, saying councils are 'sitting on' £3 billion.

  • One in ten gas stations in Britain belong to Shell

    Fuel strike hits Britain

    Gordon Brown's assurances yesterday that talks to avert a strike by 600 tanker drivers could succeed have come to nothing this morning as the government urges motorists not to panic buy on the first of the strike's four days.

  • Unions are increasingly flexing their muscles over public sector pay

    Unions: Govt will pay over public pay deal

    The general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) today warned the government it will pay "a real political price" over its public pay deal strategy.

  • Agency workers will be given full rights after 12 weeks

    Agency workers gain rights

    The government has granted temporary workers the same employment rights as permanent staff once they have completed 12 weeks of work.

  • The strike has not resulted in major disruption

    Hutton heads to Grangemouth

    Business secretary John Hutton is in Scotland today to encourage fresh talks as workers at the Grangemouth oil refinery return to work.

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