by Felicity Collier and Bethany Rielly
RESIDENTS facing an emergency evacuation from their high-rise homes in south-east London said yesterday that their safety concerns had been “ignored for decades.”
A total of 242 homes in four towers in Peckham may be unsafe,...
Monday 14th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CONSTRUCTION workers’ leaders have slammed government plans to up the speed limit while driving through motorway roadworks from 50 to 60mph.
Their union Ucatt warned yesterday that the increase would put motorway maintenance workers’ lives at even greater risk than they are...
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Mass shoe of solidarity with receptionist sent home for wearing flats, as anti-sexists put their foot down
Saturday 14th May 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
COMPANIES found guilty of corporate manslaughter, injuring staff or causing health risks face paying higher penalties under a new sentencing regime announced yesterday.
Large firms could be forced to pay up to £20 million — or an amount “fair and proportionate to the...
Tuesday 3rd Nov 2015
Union executive calls for more effective workers’ committees
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
ASLEF’s annual conference at the Park Inn Palace in Southend condemned the cowboy operators who put safety for everyone at risk on Britain’s railways.
In a passionate and thoughtful debate about the safety culture within West Coast Railways and the rise of private companies...
Saturday 16th May 2015
CREW reductions in the name of austerity are putting both firefighters and the public at risk, the FBU conference heard yesterday.
A motion from the union’s Staffordshire branch noted that some brigades were sending out crews of three per vehicle.
Cumbria brigade chairman...
Friday 15th May 2015
John Cryer tells rally ‘Labour must go further’
Wednesday 29th Apr 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Anger over safety enforcement cuts after wall-collapse death
Friday 24th Apr 2015
THE breakdown of another new fire engine hit Cambridgeshire’s emergency cover yesterday after bosses ignored firefighters’ warnings about their unreliability.
Cambridgeshire fire service was warned by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) 12 days ago that the new £650,000...
Wednesday 15th Apr 2015