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.... It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. My partner and I could not afford electricity and had to go two days without it (we are on a pre-pay meter) and he is having to work overtime, resulting in me being overtired and stressed. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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'Backward on pay' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:34:24 AM
.... It's impossible to make ends meet when I have more outgoings and considerably less incomings. My partner and I could not afford electricity and had to go two days without it (we are on a pre-pay meter) and he is having to work overtime, resulting in me being overtired and stressed. ...
Comma comeuppance: When rogue punctuation proves costly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 09:44:01 AM
. A US dairy faces an overtime bill of about $10m (£8m), after a group of truck drivers won a pay dispute that hinged on some punctuation. ...
Southern reaches new agreement with train drivers' union Aslef image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 05:57:48 PM
....Aslef members have taken six days of strike action in recent months, which crippled Southern services. The union also banned overtime, which caused further major disruption to Southern’s 300,000 passengers. ...
UK workers' sickness rates at record low image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:48:29 PM
...."We are really a nation of mucus troopers, with people more likely to go to work when ill than stay at home when well. "Sickness absence rates have fallen steadily over the past decade, and let us not forget that working people put in billions of pounds worth of unpaid overtime each year. ...
UK workers record lowest rate of sick days since records began image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:48:44 PM
....She said: “We are really a nation of mucus troopers, with people more likely to go to work when ill than stay at home when well. “Sickness absence rates have fallen steadily over the past decade, and let’s not forget that working people put in billions of pounds’ worth of unpaid overtime each year. ...
Can bosses force employees to work overtime? image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 03:05:59 PM
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Bridgend reels from jobs threat hanging over Ford plant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:00:39 AM
....The Bridgend Ford workers are stung by the idea, contained in a leaked memo, that they are underperforming compared to other sites, including Dagenham in Essex. A second worker was scornful that the memo included the claim that overtime at Bridgend was double Dagenham’s. ...
Rate debate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 08:58:04 AM
....". In Australia, penalty rates in fact apply to working weekends, public holidays, overtime and late-night or early morning shifts. ...
London night tube drivers to vote on strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 09:08:48 AM
.... All other staff, including part-time night tube station staff are eligible to apply, it was claimed. The drivers are not eligible for overtime pay because they are contracted to work only 16 hours a week, the union added. ...
Merseyrail and Northern strike ballots open amid Southern deal collapse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 04:59:24 PM
....” Offers from Southern to indemnify drivers who now have responsibility for safely closing doors fall some way short of guarantees, drivers have said. But many are also weary, not just of their industrial action, which has meant pay lost through strikes and an overtime ban, but driving trains on a degraded and disrupted service. ...
Southern rail users face more strikes as drivers reject Aslef-backed deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 01:31:12 PM
....Many drivers were angered when the terms of the deal were revealed in the following days, including concessions on a key principle that a train can run in certain circumstances with only a driver on board. But drivers had lost significant pay both through a series of strikes and an overtime ban from early December that had closed branch lines and severely disrupted services, and Aslef believed most would accept the deal its leadership had recommended. ...
Hundreds of Waitrose jobs may go as retailer plans six store closures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 08:17:54 PM
....A year ago, just after the introduction of the new £7. 20 an hour minimum wage for over-25s, the supermarket also stopped paying Sunday and overtime rates for new shop workers. ...
Southern rail deal with union fragile as drivers plan to vote against image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 01:20:20 PM
....”. As well as losing money through strike action, drivers have been hit by the ban on overtime, a regular source of income for many. ...
How high street clothes were made by children in Myanmar for 13p an hour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:04:43 AM
....”. According to Myanmar’s factories act, workers should not be expected to do more than 60 hours a week, including overtime, but workers reported longer hours in factories supplying New Look, Sports Direct, Henri Lloyd, Karrimor and H&M. ...
Southern rail and union agree deal to end strikes over driver-only trains image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 03:38:40 PM
.... It is thought that GTR has reiterated an earlier offer – also made to the RMT – to always roster a second, safety-trained crew member but now with conditions where they could operate trains without them if necessary. A series of strikes by drivers had brought trains to a halt, while an overtime ban closed branch lines and severely disrupted services from early December until talks began. ...
Poll confirms Southern’s status as UK's worst-performing rail firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 12:58:11 PM
....Most of Southern’s service was planned to be restored on Tuesday for the first time since early December, although 12 RMT drivers were officially on strike. Talks are continuing between Southern and Aslef, the main drivers’ union, which has called off a planned strike and ended an overtime ban in the protracted dispute over the role and responsibilities of crew. ...
Seaford: the town cut off by the Southern rail dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:55:17 PM
.... Talks between the drivers’ union, Aslef, and Southern’s owners, Govia Thameslink Railway, restarted and are continuing this week. Aslef has suspended a planned strike and, crucially for Seaford, lifted an overtime ban that has left Southern short of drivers and left this branch line virtually closed for almost two months. ...
Jobs lost and broken relationships: legacy of the Southern rail crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 09:09:30 PM
.... Brighton and Hove Albion FC says it lost £300,000 last year alone. Traffic density has risen sharply as people are forced to take to their cars, while the daily misery of cancelled, diverted and overcrowded trains grinds on for those struggling to travel on a network that relies very heavily on overtime to cover its schedule. ...
Southern rail to run full train service from Tuesday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 10:29:20 AM
....Southern will restore a full train service from next Tuesday after industrial action by drivers was suspended. The company said it would not be possible to reintroduce a full timetable before then because work rosters were issued before Aslef called off three strikes next week and lifted an overtime ban. ...
Southern rail strikes suspended as two sides agree to TUC talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 11:43:37 AM
.... He said the firm’s “focus and efforts now will be on productive talks with the union and trying to find a solution and a way forward”. Aslef is expected to formally confirm the suspension of its industrial action when talks begin at the TUC’s Congress House, including an overtime ban that has also affected services on the short-staffed rail network. ...
Southern rail conductors' strike to compound drivers' walkout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:12:01 PM
.... Drivers will stage their third day of strikes this week on Friday, halting virtually all of Southern’s 2,242 scheduled daily services. Southern’s trains were badly disrupted again on Thursday even without a strike, due to the knock-on effects of this week’s action and an overtime ban. ...
Southern rail operator appeals to supreme court to block drivers' strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 06:39:35 PM
....There was no immediate comment from the union to the new legal move. Aslef members are continuing to ban overtime, which has led to delays and cancellations. ...
Renewed strike action on Southern rail adds to commuter misery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:38:33 PM
....”. Further strikes are due on Wednesday and Friday, while services will also be severely disrupted on Thursday as the effects of the walkout and an overtime ban persist. ...
Latest Southern rail strike expected to cause severe disruption image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:15:31 PM
....Southern trains will be cancelled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in the latest strikes on the commuter rail network, as part of a long-running dispute over driver-only services. Severe disruption is also expected on Thursday due to the knock-on effects of the walkout by members of the Aslef union, as well as a continuing overtime ban on a short-staffed network. ...
London Underground strike kicks off week of tube, air and rail walkouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 09:14:07 PM
.... It is laying on coaches from some of its key stations to neighbouring train networks, but said space would be limited and that the service was for essential travel. The company has said a ban by Aslef on drivers working overtime will also lead to severe disruption on days when there are no strikes. ...
Auto industry's Trump fear: 'Everyone dreads being subject of a tweet' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 08:00:14 AM
....But Trump and Trump’s voters have heard this argument before and they aren’t buying it. On the crowded floor of Detroit’s Cobo Center this week, and in the suites and conference rooms of its hotels, the car industry’s biggest brains will all be working overtime trying to figure out how to deal with the man their workers elected. ...
Southern rail, London Underground and BA staff to go ahead with strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 04:25:48 PM
....Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of rail passengers face a week of extreme disruption, with train drivers on strike on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. No trains will operate on the Southern network, which serves south London, Sussex, Surrey and parts of Hampshire, and there will be major disruption on Thursday from the knock-on effects of the strike and a continuing overtime ban. ...
Southern rail drivers split planned six-day strike in two image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 04:40:00 PM
....But Southern’s owning company, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), said it was “a cynical ploy to minimise the impact on Aslef’s drivers’ pay packets and maximises misery, disruption and hardship for passengers”. The firm said there would still be major disruption: no trains will run at all on strike days, while an ongoing overtime ban will continue to disrupt services through the week. ...
Southern strike: Planned six-day strike split into two image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:13:43 PM
....General secretary Mick Whelan said the move did not mean the union was rolling back and warned of further strikes. Aslef said drivers would also strike on 24, 25 and 27 January and the overtime ban would continue. ...
Southern rail strike next week cut from six days to three image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 09:31:10 AM
....Southern’s passengers have suffered months of disruption because of industrial action, staff shortages and other problems. Aslef members are operating an overtime ban that is leading to services being cancelled or delayed every day. ...
Rising fares and crowded trains: the misery of Britain's rail users image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 07:00:21 AM
....“So while the train strikes have made headline news, the sub-standard service has been an ongoing problem for commuters for at least the last year. When a company fails to employ enough staff to run a full service without asking those people to work overtime, it is clear that something is deeply wrong. ...
Southern rail passengers face new year disruption as strikes bite image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 10:40:07 AM
. Southern rail passengers have been told services will be severely disrupted over the next few days because of a fresh strike by guards and an ongoing overtime ban by drivers. ...
Head of Japan's top ad firm to quit after new recruit's death from overwork image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 08:12:47 AM
. The head of Japan’s biggest advertising agency is to resign, as prosecutors launch an investigation into his firm for enforcing excessive overtime after an overworked employee took her own life. ...
Dentsu chief resigns after overworked employee commits suicide image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 05:28:48 PM
. The head of Japanese advertising group Dentsu is to step down following the suicide of an employee who had worked hundreds of hours of overtime. ...
Southern train swaps rail for road, causing fresh delays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 03:14:20 AM
....The 25-year-old, who lives in Crystal Palace, said it was impossible not to see the “complete irony” of the situation. A ban on overtime by drivers on Southern has caused delays and cancellations for commuters, while services were halted for three days last week when members of Aslef went on strike. ...
UK car exports soar to record high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 12:01:31 AM
....UK car exports jumped to 1. 25m, the highest ever, after factories put on more shifts and increased overtime to meet the demand for British-made vehicles. ...
UK airport staff call off 48-hour strike, union says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 05:39:24 PM
....It said "detrimental" changes to terms and conditions were linked to the deal. Conditions included freezing overtime payments for the foreseeable future and restructuring pay. ...
Southern train strikes: MP calls for rail ombudsman image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:31:31 AM
....Southern said services during the strike would be "significantly disrupted" with no trains on some routes and no service after 18:00 GMT on others. Previous RMT strikes have affected about 40% of services, but Southern said an overtime ban instigated by the train drivers' union Aslef would add to the disruption. ...
Union leader says No 10 demonising working people in strikes row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 05:54:12 PM
....Len McCluskey, the Unite leader, was responding to comments made by a Downing Street spokesman about walkouts by rail, air, Post Office and Weetabix workers. Industrial action by Southern rail conductors in the RMT union and a continuing ban on overtime by drivers in the Aslef union were expected to cause further disruption for 300,000 passengers on Monday and Tuesday. ...
No 10 accuses striking workers of 'contempt for ordinary people' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:01:02 PM
....”. Industrial action by conductors in the RMT union on the Southern rail franchise – coupled with a continuing ban on overtime by drivers in the Aslef union – is expected to bring a second week of havoc to 300,000 passengers between London and the south coast on Monday and Tuesday. ...
Downing Street distances itself from Grayling calls for anti-strike laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 07:00:14 AM
.... Of course, we will keep under review how these measures are working in practice,” the source said. Industrial action by conductors in the RMT union on the Southern rail franchise – coupled with a continuing ban on overtime by drivers in the Aslef union – is expected to bring a second week of havoc to 300,000 passengers between London and the south coast on Monday and Tuesday. ...
Strikes show contempt says Downing Street image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:34:53 AM
....Meanwhile, guards at Southern rail will strike on Monday and Tuesday in a dispute over the role of conductors. Along with a continuing ban on overtime by drivers in Aslef, the action will cause more misery for Southern's 300,000 passengers. ...
Southern rail row: Conductors begin two-day strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 12:24:28 AM
.... . Last week, the drivers' union Aslef began an overtime ban as well as holding two strikes. ...
Talks planned to avert pre-Christmas airports staff strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 03:18:00 PM
....It said workers were also angry that "detrimental" changes to terms and conditions had been linked to the pay deal. Conditions included freezing overtime payments for the foreseeable future and restructuring pay. ...
Baggage handlers down suitcases as Britons get ready for wave of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 11:42:55 AM
.... About 300,000 passengers were affected when Southern cancelled all its 2,242 weekday services. An overtime ban in place by drivers in the Aslef union will compound the effects of a two-day strike on Southern services by RMT conductors starting on Monday. ...
Airport workers' strike could disrupt Christmas flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 06:46:12 PM
....5% to reject a three-year pay deal. The unionsaid the offered barely keeps pace with inflation, while eroding terms and conditions, including freezing overtime payments. ...
Airport staff in pre-Christmas strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 05:37:38 PM
....It said workers were also angry that "detrimental" changes to terms and conditions had been linked to the pay deal. Conditions included freezing overtime payments for the foreseeable future and restructuring pay. ...
Southern cancels all services as strike continues for third day image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 06:01:45 AM
....”. The strike will last through Friday, but an overtime ban by drivers will continue to cause disruption for the foreseeable future on the understaffed network. ...
Southern rail dispute talks end without agreement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 03:57:54 PM
....Drivers will go ahead with a 24-hour strike on Friday, again forcing Southern to cancel all of its 2,242 weekday services, affecting around 300,000 passengers. The strike action that shut down the entire network for two days this week was in a brief hiatus on Thursday, although an driver overtime ban led to some delays and cancellations. ...
UK interest rates are going nowhere in 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 01:22:56 PM
....Elsewhere, though, it is a different story. The European Central Bank has recently announced an extension of its quantitative easing programme and the Bank of Japan is working overtime to keep deflation at bay. ...
Southern rail operator says strikes will hit its costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 08:18:20 AM
....Southern services have been severely disrupted this week after a 48-hour strike by drivers in the Aslef union. It ended at midnight, but services are expected to remain badly disrupted on Thursday, while the drivers will continue with an overtime ban and will strike again on Friday unless there is a breakthrough in a row over driver-only trains. ...
Southern warns of 'severe' rail disruption after strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 07:21:34 AM
....The two-day walkout ended at midnight but all routes are expected to be affected throughout Thursday. A reduced service is operating across the Southern network with no service on some routes due to the ongoing overtime ban by Aslef drivers. ...
Southern rail strike continues as train firm and unions meet at Acas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 11:40:50 AM
....A commuter group is planning a protest march from Southern’s major London hub, Victoria, to the Department for Transport on Thursday. If no resolution is found, even without a strike on Thursday, an ongoing overtime ban will seriously disrupt services, while conductors in the RMT union will walk out for two days from Monday. ...
Southern strike: 'Progress made' at Acas talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 01:03:40 AM
....The RMT union, which has been staging separate strikes since April over changes to the role of conductors, is also planning further stoppages either side of Christmas. GTR has advised customers not to travel on the dates affected by the drivers' strike, and to expect disruption every day until further notice because of an overtime ban. ...
Southern rail strike: Acas talks to take place on Wednesday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 05:35:45 PM
....Any possible resolution will not come in time for Southern services to be restored on Wednesday, when the strike will continue, with a further 24-hour strike by drivers on Friday. An ongoing overtime ban will seriously disrupt services on Thursday and beyond, while conductors in the RMT union will walk out for two days from Monday. ...
Argos Christmas deliveries face delays after drivers vote to strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:15:54 PM
....Unite, the union acting for the workers based at the depot near Burton upon Trent, said each driver was owed about £700 in holiday pay dating back at least two years. The dispute comes after it was ruled that overtime and additional shift payments should be taken into account when assessing holiday pay. ...
Argos drivers plan Christmas strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 11:13:59 AM
.... . Unite says legal cases have established that overtime and extra shift payments should be taken into account when assessing holiday pay. ...
Southern rail strike: 48-hour walkout causes chaos for commuters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:27:44 AM
....The RMT has staged strikes since April over the changes to the role of conductors and is also planning further stoppages either side of Christmas. There have also been staff shortages, staff sickness, an overtime ban and other problems such as signal failures. ...
Southern train drivers strike after court rejects appeal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:20:30 AM
....Drivers will also strike on Wednesday and Friday this week, and plan six consecutive days of strikes in January. An ongoing overtime ban on the short-staffed train service is further affecting services, even on non-strike days. ...
Boxing Day shopping ban petition being debated by MPs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 10:54:50 AM
...."I doubt very much anything would change if they did not start until the 27th," she said. Workers were being exploited, she suggested, with many not getting any time off after October, having to get up as early as 05:00 GMT on Boxing Day because of a lack of public transport and not being paid overtime for their troubles. ...
Amber Rudd turns on striking Southern rail workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 11:38:27 PM
....The RMT is embroiled in a bitter dispute over the role of conductors, while Aslef is opposed to driver-only trains. Aslef members have imposed an overtime ban for drivers, which is having a more significant effect than the parallel series of strikes by Southern’s conductors, who belong to the RMT. ...
Amazon accused of 'intolerable conditions' at Scottish warehouse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 04:08:20 PM
....Online job forums have reviews by former workers which describe being expected to “work like robots” and “paranoia with job security”. Workers say overtime is compulsory and holidays banned in the busy months of November and December. ...
Redhill rail users' bid to charter train on strike days fails image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 04:44:52 PM
....Meanwhile, drivers' union Aslef has criticised Southern trains for cancelling several services from Eastbourne on Saturday. The union, whose members have agreed a ban on working overtime, claimed the company was blaming the industrial action with Aslef saying there were drivers and staff available to run the services. ...
Sadiq Khan: government 'abandoning passengers' on Southern rail image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 01:09:56 PM
. The London mayor has accused the government of “abandoning passengers” on Southern rail, on a morning when hundreds of thousands of commuters suffered fresh chaos as the impact of a train drivers’ overtime ban hit home. ...
Andrew Puzder criticized as 'cruel and baffling' choice for labor secretary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 09:32:44 PM
....”. Puzder opposes an increased minimum wage and a lower threshold for overtime pay, both of which would raise costs at the restaurant company’s main businesses: hamburger chains Hardees and Carl’s Jr. ...
Court rejects bid to halt Southern train drivers' industrial action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 04:42:49 PM
....The high court has rejected an attempt by the owners of Southern rail to prevent train drivers from taking industrial action. The operators of Southern, Govia Thameslink Railway, had argued that the action by members of the Aslef union, which includes an overtime ban as well as impending strikes, was contrary to European law guaranteeing the rights of people to travel and of companies to invest, with GTR being partially owned by the French firm Keolis. ...
Southern rail strike: Grayling offers to meet RMT union for talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 06:00:04 AM
. The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, has offered to meet the RMT union if it suspends its industrial action in its dispute with Southern rail, as commuters on the troubled network suffered further disruption with an overtime ban by drivers starting alongside a fresh strike by conductors . ...
The grim truth of Chinese factories producing the west’s Christmas toys image
....Undercover investigators infiltrated four factories, and the group shared wage slips and pictures with the Observer to support their findings. The investigators said that they found workers making toys in factories supplying Disney, Mattel, Fisher-Price and McDonald’s who reported having to do more than 100 hours of overtime a month – nearly three times the legal limit in China. ...
Southern rail operator launches legal action in attempt to stop strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:16:51 PM
....Action by the drivers could cripple services on Britain’s biggest commuter rail franchise, which has been disrupted throughout the year by strikes by conductors. The short-staffed rail franchise would be put under severe pressure even outside the strike dates, with an overtime ban due to start next Tuesday. ...
National Living Wage 'has not hit employment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:48:49 AM
....Those fears proved to be groundless, with the number of people in employment rising from 27 million then to nearly 32 million now. The Low Pay Commission warned that "in some cases" employers may have reduced other staff payments or perks to fund the higher basic wage, but said it had found "no significant change" in levels of overtime and the higher hourly rates paid for working on Sundays or bank holidays. ...
Southern train drivers vote in favour of strike action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 03:17:02 PM
....Aslef’s drivers will strike on 13, 14 and 16 December, and again from 9-14 January. The drivers will also refuse overtime and additional duties from 6 December. ...
Southern strike: Drivers vote in favour of action image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 01:17:29 PM
....Now that just under 1,000 Aslef drivers are joining the fray, albeit on different days, it's hard to see how Southern will be able to run any kind of functioning train service when they walk out. They're also stopping overtime, which is often vital to running the trains every day. ...
Lufthansa grounds long-haul flights as strike drags on image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 11:17:01 AM
.... Action could potentially start on 23 December - one of the busiest days of the year for air travel - and continue throughout the festive season. The union said any action would be "short of a strike" and involve "withdrawal of pilot goodwill", such as agreeing to work overtime. ...
Strikes in China over foreign employers selling out to local companies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 02:28:09 AM
.... All that could now change under ownership of the Chinese firm, she said. “Everyone knows that in its factories wages are mediocre, there are many layoffs, and it imposes unpaid overtime,” Liu said. ...
Staff at Topshop online depot announce Cyber Monday strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:42:50 PM
....“These contracts affect two groups in a detrimental way,” Warwick said. “Those on the flex contract, who may only get notified of their hours on the day, and also the core staff, who used to be able to volunteer for overtime and boost their income at this time of year. ...
'I worry about money all the time': the Jam reality in Birmingham image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:59:52 AM
.... He says his £12-an-hour rate no longer goes as far as it once did. He is grateful to bosses who this year allowed him to increase his overtime schedule so he now works Saturdays and Sundays to boost his take-home pay – he never previously had to work both days of the weekend. ...
Black Friday deliveries may be hit by packaging workers' strike action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:01 AM
....Workers at about 40 corrugated packaging factories operated by DS Smith, Saica and Smurfit Kappa have rejected a 2% pay rise, claiming their rewards have fallen behind as the companies increased profits. The GMB and Unite unions, which represent about 2,500 of the 3,000 workers at the factories who are all covered by a national pay agreement, said they planned an overtime ban from Saturday 26 November and a day of strike action on Monday 28 November. ...
Dentsu offices raided amid overwork investigation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 06:25:16 AM
....The Tokyo offices have already been raided once, in October. The female employee who died last December had worked 105 hours of overtime in October 2015, and was suffering from severe depression. ...
Earnings rise fastest for the low-paid, says ONS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 09:05:42 AM
....70 an hour. Hourly earnings, excluding overtime, for full-time jobs among the lowest-paid increased by 5. ...

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