LABOUR will seize on Tory infighting over Europe to reverse some of the government’s worst welfare cuts, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has told the Morning Star.
In an interview at the TUC’s disabled workers’ conference, Mr McDonnell vowed to capitalise on the...
Saturday 21st May 2016
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Disabled activists protest in streets against deadly cuts to their benefits planned by Crabb
Friday 20th May 2016
LABOUR mayors must boldly face up to the problems before them if they are to honour their promises to disabled people, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday.
Opening the trade union centre’s disabled workers’ conference in London, she rallied delegates...
Underpaid cleaners refuse to stymie action in face of employer’s intimidation
Thursday 19th May 2016
TEACHERS have voiced their love for state schools and free education this week by releasing an original song performed by a choir of trade unionists, parents and children.
After the success of last year’s Christmas number one hit Bridge Over You by the NHS Trust Choir, members of...
Hillsborough ‘shows how vital Act is to us’
Wednesday 18th May 2016
POPULAR BBC website pages including its food and recipes service have become the latest victim of the Tories’ “mindless destruction” of the corporation.
Yesterday’s BBC announcement followed last week’s publication of a government white paper on the future...
Conference delegates vent fury at company’s former owner
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
BRITAIN’S high streets suffered another loss yesterday as menswear chain Austin Reed went into administration less than 24 hours after the public downfall of BHS.
The latest collapse threatens nearly 1,200 people’s livelihoods across the retailer’s 150 stores and...
Usdaw’s John Hannett says the news is ‘devastating’ for 11,000 workers
Tuesday 26th Apr 2016