Unite News http://www.google.co.uk/ The latest stories Unite. en-gb Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:32:57 GMT Copyright (C) www.rippleffect.com 15 Sports Direct branded the ‘poster boy’ for ‘bad’ business following FTSE 100 exit Sports Direct needs to stop paying lip service to improving ‘Victorian’ work practices and start working with Unite if it is to repair its battered reputation and return to the FTSE 100. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/sports-direct-branded-the-poster-boy-for-bad-business-following-ftse-100-exit/default.aspx tcm:11-25850 Wed, 2 Mar 2016 17:11:56 -0000 Protestors target Sports Direct AGM over ‘Victorian’ work practices as shareholders revolt The protest organised by Britain’s largest union is part of a national day of action outside over 40 Sports Direct stores across the UK. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/protestors-target-sports-direct-agm-over-victorian-work-practices-as-shareholders-revolt/default.aspx tcm:11-23947 Tue, 8 Sep 2015 13:12:54 -0000 Unite hails ‘fair tips’ victory in Pizza Express campaign The union will now be turning its attention to other restaurant companies, such as Ask Italian, Prezzo, Belgo, Strada, Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Zizzi which have not been playing fair on tips to staff http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-hails-fair-tips-victory-in-pizza-express-campaign/default.aspx tcm:11-23908 Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:40:44 -0000 Sports Direct urged to tackle ‘Victorian’ work practices and pay the real living wage The union, which represents permanent warehouse workers on the site, is calling on Sports Direct to move zero hours agency workers onto permanent contracts and pay the living wage of £7.85 per hour http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/sports-direct-urged-to-tackle-victorian-work-practices-and-pay-the-real-living-wage/default.aspx tcm:11-23625 Fri, 7 Aug 2015 10:06:21 -0000 Unite launches campaign to tackle ‘Victorian’ work practices in Sports Direct Unite is launching a confidential advice and support line as part of a campaign to confront abusive ‘Victorian’ work practices at Sports Direct and a culture of fear at the retailer’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-launches-campaign-to-tackle-victorian-work-practices-in-sports-direct/default.aspx tcm:11-22679 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:57:47 -0000