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23 October 2013
How do you make a £1.7 billion fortune? It's perhaps not a question most of us have spent too much time pondering.
2 October 2013
Supporters of Youth Fight for Jobs and Socialist Party members gathered outside Sports Direct in Leeds, in protest over the company's continued use of abhorrent zero-hour contracts, writes Rudi Abdallah, Leeds Socialist Students.
18 September 2013
Rent-a-prof?: Sports Direct, McDonalds, Wetherspoons, Cineworld and... Britain's universities. Many people were no doubt shocked to hear that the use of zero-hour contracts is endemic not just among employers in retail
13 September 2013
Activists in Youth Fight for Jobs pledge to continue their fight against zero-hour contracts after news that Sports Direct joins the FTSE 100
28 August 2013
As a former employee of Sports Soccer which was the predecessor of Sports Direct it came as little surprise to me to learn that this company is one of the worst culprits for using zero-hour contracts, writes an ex-Sports Soccer worker.
19 August 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs campaigners target zero-hour employers in Plymouth city centre
16 August 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs protested in Shirebrook, a North Derbyshire, home to Sports Direct's headquarters and distribution centre
16 August 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs (YF) activists in Yorkshire will be holding protests against zero-hour contracts this Saturday, 17th August, with protests outside Sports Direct in Leeds and York at 12 noon
14 August 2013
Zero-hour contracts have hit the headlines with a bang. One million workers - more than four times as many as previously thought - are on zero-hour contracts, writes Ian Pattison, Youth Fight for Jobs.
14 August 2013
At Sports Direct, Boots, Buckingham Palace, Wetherspoons, even for the government, zero-hour contracts are becoming widely used, writes Helen Pattison, London Socialist Party.
8 August 2013
"Zero-hour contracts leave you at the mercy of your employer. No guaranteed hours, no sick pay, no holidays." Join the protests!
5 August 2013
Fifty protesters gathered outside the Oxford Street branch of Sports Direct in central London on Saturday 3 August to demand an end to zero-hour contracts.
31 July 2013
We demand real jobs and a living wage: The scandal of Sports Direct employing their entire part-time workforce (90% of employees) on zero hours contracts has been exposed this week
30 July 2013
Shockingly, but unsurprisingly, it has been exposed that all 20,000 part-time staff at Sports Direct, owned by billionaire tycoon Mike Ashley, are on zero-hour contracts.
10 July 2013
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Young workers are fed up with poor working conditions, poverty pay, zero-hour contracts and the lack of security at work.
10 July 2013
I was lucky enough to represent Youth Fight for Jobs by speaking at the civil service union PCS Young Members Network (YMN) annual forum, writes Ian Pattison.
3 July 2013
The profit-hungry, super-exploitative companies who employ the nation's 'precariat' will be targeted by young workers and campaigners in a national week of action from 8 to 13 July
5 June 2013
In Sweden, where youth unemployment is 24%, riots have struck the capital Stockholm. Rage has exploded onto the streets following police repression and racism and decades of neoliberal attacks and privatisation
22 May 2013
The government's hated workfare schemes suffered another setback recently when a judge ruled that the names of those taking part must be made public
27 March 2013
Youth Fight for Jobs has launched its new Sick of Your Boss initiative, writes Ian Pattison, Youth Fight for Jobs.
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