Labour's John McDonnell hails workers demanding proper pay and contracts as "an inspiration"
Monday 4th Sep 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A BOTCHED sell-off of Britain’s probation service has put the public in danger, rehabilitation workers said yesterday after the publication of a damning new report.
Inspectors found staff assigned to manage low and medium-risk individuals in Gloucestershire were making...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
BRITAIN’S teachers will now be far stronger in the fightback against regressive government reforms, the leaders of a new education union have said as it launches today.
The National Education Union (NEU) has been created from a merger of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and...
BIN CHAOS could return to Birmingham if the city’s councillors back out of a resolution to a long-running industrial dispute, refuse collectors’ union Unite warned yesterday.
Council officers have reportedly advised councillors that a deal thrashed out between the...
Battle opens after shock resignation of Scottish Labour leader
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
BRITAIN’S largest rail union reiterated its call for cross-party talks to end the Southern rail dispute yesterday, ahead of fresh strikes tomorrow.
In a letter to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, RMT general secretary Mick Cash said he was “hearing reports that a deal...
MORE than a half-a-million workers are now covered by a TUC-backed scheme guaranteeing rights for employees with terminal illnesses after the news that the Royal Mail has signed up.
The post operator joins 50 other employers who have signed the Dying to Work charter —including...
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
AN ATTACKER remained on the loose yesterday after spraying acid at two young men.
Police cars, ambulances and fire engines headed to Poplar High Street in east London late on Monday night after reports that a “noxious substance” had been used.
A 17-year-old boy was...
The Morning Star's industrial reporter CONRAD LANDIN looks at a bafflingly amateurish effort to mobilise the (24+) ‘youth’ vote
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
Hoey slams Blairites for launching pro-single market campaign