workers rights

Reports

‘The way the NHS is managed is breaking workers’. Bristol nurses take historic strike action

Meet two critical care nurses from the picket line at the BRI in historic NHS strike action.

As nurses vote for historic industrial action, is Bristol facing a winter of strikes? 

Avon Street Gasworks: shedding a light on Bristol’s industrial and social history

Reports

Bristol Uni staff strike again to protect their pensions, pay and conditions

Despite the disruption to their degrees over the last 18 months, some students are backing their lecturers’ action even if it means more missed learning.

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A space for people to come together and know their rights: the Bristol Unemployed Workers’ Centre

Reports

These workers on strike at British Gas are facing ‘fire and rehire’. Is this a sign of things to come?

Amazon agency warehouse workers allege being underpaid and shifts cancelled last minute

Two major employment agencies contracted by Amazon for warehouse work accused of underpayments and zero hour contracts, breaching Amazon's own company policies.

Big ideas of what a good ‘new normal’ could look like after coronavirus

As part of the Cable’s solutions series, we look at some problems facing the city, and ambitious but achievable ways to address them.

Trade Unions have been called ‘dinosaurs’. Could the looming recession save them from extinction? Local union leader thinks so.

The Cable sits down with local trade union leader Nigel Costley to find out how trade unions can survive and thrive in a Covid context.

Sacked Bristol Uni temp workers to get coronavirus support after backlash

The university had been criticised for its decision to not enroll 84 temporary staff on the Government Job Retention Scheme. But staff are concerned that the move falls short of full protection.

Calls for Bristol Uni to U-turn on coronavirus sacking of 84 temp workers

Laid-off casual and temporary workers are calling on the University of Bristol to retain them on government job retention programme

‘Workers are turning to each other. We can beat coronavirus, weak rights and unscrupulous bosses’

Amid worries about pay and new confusion about if people should be working or not during the new lockdown, workers are organising in new ways, writes Stuart Melvin.