Unite accuses catalogue firm of using agency staff to break lawful strike
Thursday 24th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
MORE than two-thirds of university bosses sit on committees that decide their own pay, research by the University and College Union (UCU) revealed yesterday.
The study found a lack of transparency over vice-chancellors’ salaries, with former education minister Lord Adonis, a key...
JEREMY CORBYN has given his backing to housing workers in Wales who are on strike over pay cuts, praising them for the valuable work they do.
The Labour leader urged employers Bron Afon to reach a swift resolution to the long-running dispute with Unison members in Torfaen.
Ex-chancellor berates May for failing to invest in north
Wednesday 23rd Aug 2017
Pensions regulator prosecutes Chappell for witholding info
BIN strikes in Doncaster have been postponed after a last-minute pay deal was agreed yesterday between the Unite union and private contractor Suez.
Workers were set to walk out today in a dispute over wages, but they accepted a new offer when it was put to them, meaning that they will...
MEDICS cautiously welcomed plans yesterday to bring in 600 GPs from overseas but stressed that thousands more are needed to tackle Britain’s crippling GP shortage.
NHS England announced a “major boost” for GP numbers as it expands an international recruitment...
Families struggling amid benefit freeze and cuts
Tuesday 22nd Aug 2017
Greenpeace protest calls on oil giant to halt reef drilling plans
LONDON Fire Brigade commissioner Dany Cotton revealed yesterday she had received counselling following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Ms Cotton told LBC Radio she was still trying to process the “overwhelming sense of responsibility” she felt when firefighters were dealing...