Major blow struck vs ‘bogus’ self-employment – Hermes workers win worker recognition

Sixty-five workers at delivery giant Hermes – have won a landmark case against their employers for recognition as just that: workers. The decision entitles the staff, who have banded together to communicate via a ‘Lifestyle couriers’ forum to coordinate, to holiday and sick pay and has been described by their union, GMB, as a triumph […]

Coyne humiliated again as appeal judge says ‘inconsistent, confusing and weak’

Gerard Coyne’s latest dead-horse-flogging attempt has ended in another humiliating failure after yet another attempt to legally overturn the democratic decision of Unite union members to re-elect Len McCluskey as their General Secretary was witheringly dismissed by an Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) judge. Coyne had claimed confidence and anticipation in a tweet to his followers […]

How Labour’s wider disciplinary processes will be made fit for purpose

Image: Rwendland via Wikimedia Commons The SKWAWKBOX published details and analysis earlier this week of Labour’s new disciplinary process for antisemitism complaints. The new process, which is based firmly on the recommendations of the Chakrabarti report, has been widely welcomed for its clear processes, fixed timescales and intelligent measures to depoliticise complaints and adjudications. However, Labour […]

Another busy couple of weeks – please support if you can

Since the last Skwawkbox update, here is a selection of the information we’ve either brought to our readers exclusively, or helped to force the mainstream media to acknowledge in their narrative: the fact that the Novichok poison used in Salisbury can be made by other countries and even by non-state actors was finally acknowledged on […]

Here’s what Skwawkbox has been doing. Please support us if you can

The Skwawkbox continues to unsettle and expose the Establishment and affect the UK’s political narrative. Here are a few examples of the information we’ve either brought our readers exclusively or else raised focus and attention on, since our last update a few weeks ago: Boris Johnson’s lie about Porton Down’s findings on the source of […]