Defendants demonstrate after trying to block arms fair
Friday 22nd Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
STRIKES could bring Heathrow airport to a standstill by Christmas after bosses attacked the wages and conditions of thousands of workers.
The Unite union is balloting on strike action over “bullying” plans by employers to cut pay and inflict financial punishment on anyone...
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
RMT members plan walkouts across four franchises to save safety-critical guards
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
ONS reveals staggering number now in super-exploited jobs
HEALTH workers in Liverpool are calling on councillors who are meeting today to back their fight against a privateer’s attack on their sick pay.
Hundreds of cleaners, cooks and other ancillary workers at the city’s Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University hospitals had...
AMBULANCE workers are under so much pressure that thousands took sick leave last year due to stress-related illnesses, according to new union research published today.
The GMB study found that 12 per cent of the ambulance service’s 20,000 staff in England — 2,469 paramedics...
TWO protesters were arrested yesterday during demonstrations at a fracking site in North Yorkshire.
A 69-year-old pensioner and a man aged 33 were cuffed as they blocked the entrance to the site off a country lane near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.
Report reveals horrors of insecure work in 21st-century Britain
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
Every trust in England uses private providers for 999 calls
GREEDY landowners in Scotland are clinging on to hundreds of derelict and empty sites which could be used to solve the country’s housing crisis, the Scottish Greens said yesterday.
The party is calling on the Scottish government to introduce a tax on empty sites that they argue...