Join RMT CITY LINK protests Sat Oct 5th

October 1, 2013 in News, Protest

Join RMT City Link workers protesting over £4,000 pay cuts, flexible contracts and abolition of bonuses and overtime rates. HULL-   MOTHERCARE- KINGSTON RETAIL PARK- HU1 2TX- 1100am NORWICH- JOHN LEWIS- ALL SAINTS GREEN- NR1 3LX- 1100am EASTBOURNE- MARKS&SPENCER- TERMINUS ROAD- BN21 3NW- 1100am MILTON KEYNES- JOHN LEWIS- CENTRAL MILTON KEYNES- MK9 3EP- 1100am NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE- MARKS&SPENCER- NORTHUMBERLAND ST- NE1 7AS- 1100am READING- JOHN LEWIS- BROAD ST- RG1 2BB- 1100am PRESTON- MARKS&SPENCER- FISHERGATE- PR1 2BT- 1100am SOUTHAMPTON- JOHN LEWIS- WEST QUAYS- no code available 1100am SOUTHSEA- JOHN LEWIS- PALMERSTON RD- PO5 3QE- 1100am PORTSMOUTH- MARKS&SPENCER- COMMERCIAL RD- PO1 1EA- 1100am […]

Hovis workers anger rises over Zero hours contracts

August 28, 2013 in News, Strikes

Hundreds of bakers at the Hovis bakery in Wigan are on strike for seven days against zero-hour contracts and casualisation. They are demanding the company negotiate seriously, instead of ignoring existing agreements and imposing huge attacks on pay and conditions. Members of the Bakers, Food & Allied Workers Union walked out today at 6pm and are mounting strong pickets on all three site entrances. Further 7-day strikes will run from the 11th-18th September, and 25th September until 2nd October. Hovis is reducing hours, meaning pay cuts. They are using agency staff after making permanent staff redundant, meaning pay cuts. Agency staff are paid […]