Conrad Landin is a Glasgow-based journalist writing about work, politics, transport and culture, and Scotland editor of the Morning Star. He tweets @conradlandin
And it will make it harder for those mounting a defence of modern capitalism.
Just because the sandwich chain has taken a more generous approach than the likes of Sainsbury's doesn’t mean its workers are being treated as well as they should be.
As the Southern Rail strike action continues, we look back at the chaotic relationship between the company and its workers causing passengers misery.
As the London Underground begins to run all night, we look back at a project that was very nearly derailed by a stubborn London Mayor and industrial disputes.
The wilful blindness of governments striving for good employment figures and regeneration, following industrial decline, has led to companies exploiting their workers through agencies with increasing ease.
There really is no such thing as a free lunch.
When a secret operation of blacklisting UK construction workers was uncovered six years ago, the prospect of a film like Trumbo making blacklists a talking point was laughable.
The film, adapted from Laura Wade’s Bullingdon Club-based play Posh, fails to address the fact that it isn’t just the restaurant-smashers who benefit from Oxbridge elitism.