WORKERS at a Merseyside council secured a £3.5 million payout yesterday in an long-running battle over equal pay.
The workers at St Helens Council will receive “substantial five-figure sums” following a dispute over pay grades — some workers were being paid less...
Tuesday 17th Oct 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
GATWICK baggage handlers have voted overwhelmingly for strike action after they were insulted by management who offered them a company barbecue instead of a pay rise.
More than 200 workers employed by Omni Serv and working for contractors Red Handling are set to walk out for 24 hours...
May faces Tory revolt as cross-party MPs plan to veto leaving the EU without a deal
Monday 16th Oct 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Resolution Foundation warns that Osborne’s benefit changes will keep biting
Sufferers suicidal after changeover from DLA
ANTI-RACISTS condemned the formation of a new far-right party yesterday led by a defeated Ukip leadership candidate.
Campaign group Stand Up to Racism warned that the new For Britain party, set up by Anne Marie Waters, is dangerous and reminiscent of the fascist British National...
Manufacturing dealt another blow with Ellesmere Port cuts
PROFIT-HUNGRY water companies are dumping sewage into rivers in England and Wales, harming wildlife and potentially threatening human health, conservationists have warned.
Environmental charity WWF said that eight in 10 rivers failed to meet good ecological standards, with half...
A FIRE chief has called for a ban on the word “firemen” — referring to firefighters — as part of a progressive new anti-sexism campaign launched today.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton warned that the term is sexist and is preventing more women...
posted by Will Stone in Britain
by Ros Sitwell in Holborn