by Felicity Collier THE gender pay gap in academia will take 40 years to close based on current trends, the University and College Union (UCU) warned yesterday.
Since 2013-14, the pay gap has remained frozen at around 12 per cent, the union said in a new report.
Friday 26th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
ECONOMISTS expressed fears yesterday of a major skills shortage in the labour force as net migration dropped to its lowest level in three years.
Long-term net migration to Britain was 248,000 at the end of last year, compared with 332,000 in...
by Felicity Collier
TEACHERS won a landmark victory yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled that an employer had deducted too much from workers’ wages following a strike.
Education union NASUWT argued that King Edward VI College in Stourbridge had wrongly...
Thursday 25th May 2017
After five years Sweden gives up on trying to prosecute Julian Assange
Saturday 20th May 2017
A TRANSGENDER woman who died in a men’s prison in Leeds received “inadequate care,” a jury concluded yesterday. Vikki Thompson had been on remand at HMP Leeds for less than a month when she died in November 2015.
An inquest into...
PARTIES in Wales suspended their campaigning yesterday following the death of former Welsh first minister Rhodri Morgan, aged 77.
Current first minister and Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones said Wales had lost a “father figure and a great...
Friday 19th May 2017
SELF-STYLED “richest plumber in the world” Charlie Mullins has sparked a storm of protest for putting up a giant anti-Corbyn banner, having recently been caught out for his dodgy employment practices.
The rogue boss and Conservative...
Mend calls for an end to bigoted narratives
Thursday 18th May 2017
A HUMAN rights campaigner was charged under the Terrorism Act yesterday for refusing to hand over passwords to his laptop when searched at Heathrow airport.
Muhammad Rabbani, the international director of the advocacy group Cage, was detained at...
HIGH rates of teachers are leaving the profession altogether, with science, maths and language teachers most likely to quit, according to research published yesterday.
The study by the National Foundation for Educational Research, based on data from...
Wednesday 17th May 2017