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Work with the Board


Less than a year ago, the Scottish government did the right thing and decided to retain its Agricultural Wages Board (SAWB) which sets minimum wages... Read More
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‘We will overcome’


This year’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival 2020 starts Friday, July 17 and runs through till Sunday July 19. The festival is for many the highlight of... Read More
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‘We want our future back’


The return of striking children, the environment and Brexit’s impact on rural economies emerged as central themes at the annual Burston School Strike rally in... Read More
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‘I didn’t get help’


Protracted isolation, long hours and stressful work conditions have created a toxic mix that’s fuelling mental health problems among British farm workers.   A new... Read More
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Food shortages threat


Some of Britain’s biggest retailers have warned of food shortages and rocketing prices in the event of a no deal Brexit, as Unite called on... Read More
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‘Missed opportunity’


When the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) in England was first abolished in 2013, the government at the time said scrapping it would cut ‘red tape’.... Read More
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Bring back AWB call


The annual Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival, held in Dorset each year, commemorates Britain’s first instance of trade unionism, when farmworkers first organised for better pay in... Read More
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Under pressure


Mental health and stress in transport and food workplaces are right at the top of our agenda. Pressure to win contracts through undercutting in the relentless... Read More
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A bitter sweet Brexit?


A radical new vision for food and farming was warmly welcomed by the guest speakers and audience who attended the launch this week of a... Read More
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