Party report calls for ‘simpler and more generous’ system
Friday 22nd Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
PLANS to draft in a “scab army” of managers to break a guards’ strike on Greater Anglia services pose a severe threat to passenger safety, rail union RMT warned yesterday.
General secretary Mick Cash has written to Abellio bosses and the Office of Road and Rail urging...
ARMY OFFICERS appeared in court yesterday over allegations of abuse including ordering teenage recruits to eat faeces.
The 10 defendants, who were all instructors at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate, pleaded not guilty to a list of charges.
They included spitting in...
UNIONS are seeking an urgent meeting with Mitie bosses after the outsourcing giant announced a major jobs cull yesterday.
The company confirmed that about 480 jobs are to be axed by next March following a string of recent profit warnings.
However, general union Unite, which has...
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
ARMY officers will be hauled in front of a court martial hearing today over allegations that they smeared faeces into the faces of trainee soldiers.
Seventeen sergeants and corporals will face the hearing into the alleged abuse of teenage recruits at the Army Foundation College in...
Figen Yuksekdag refuses to enter court after delegation barred
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in World
8.20 Bomb goes off on 8.20 London Tube line
9.30 Planned announcement of TfL jobs cull is quietly spiked
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
Fourteen unions demand 3.9 per cent rise for cash-strapped members
COLOMBIA’S peace agreement is the most valuable asset of the country’s people, but it is under threat from the “far right” and the rich, Congress heard yesterday.
Trade union leader Huber Ballesteros told TUC delegates in Brighton that the deal offered hope, but...
Thursday 14th Sep 2017
TRADE UNIONS pledged solidarity with progressive forces in Turkey yesterday and vowed to build a mass campaign for the release of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.
Unite delegate Tommy Murphy told TUC delegates that the situation in Turkey has “dramatically...