The UK parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights has suggested changes to the strikes bill but even those may not go far enough.
Improving the ability for worker’s voices and perspectives to be heard in the workplace could have wide ranging benefits for employers and broader society at large.
If the labour movement can organize and mobilize working people in B.C. and Canada, the change could be significant.
Strikes are happening across various UK industries at the moment, but what is the history of strike action in UK?
In this time of unrest, insecurity and fear, unions and their new, more diverse leadership offer a path to improving workers’ rights and repairing deep social and economic inequalities.
For Canadians hoping to emerge from the pandemic with better jobs, a stronger economy and reduced inequality, employee ownership combined with employee participation is a promising way to get there.
Staten Island’s Amazon union has proven that one of the most powerful anti-union companies in North America can be unionized.
Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout has now reached people of working age. Here’s what you need to know about taking time off for your shot and if you’ll get paid.
We need a holistic response that considers the systemic reasons that force people to lie about working.
COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred at more than 100 US meatpacking plants. Geography, workforce demographics and economic concentration make it hard for workers to fight for better conditions.
Bill Shorten’s promise to tighten the visa system for short-term skilled migrants won’t do anything for local jobs or wages.
Mexico’s new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers
– including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.
While pay and profit are not irrelevant in employees’ work decisions, there are other motivators.
All companies with over 250 employees would be required to have one third of its board comprised of employee representatives.
And it doesn’t involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
Work dominates many of our lives, often in ways that are detrimental to our health and well-being.
The Working Time Directive enshrines legal rights to rest periods, paid holidays and a maximum 48-hour working week.
When people get locked into the gig economy, it adversely affects other areas of their lives, from health to housing
New legislation has forced stronger action and might see the first walkout at Threadneedle Street in more than 50 years.
A new generation of workers has underpinned a successful election for Jeremy Corbyn. But can they be harnessed to recreate the power of the poll tax protests?