AMBULANCE drivers employed at St George’s hospital in Tooting, south London, by bungling privateers G4S are on strike today.
The G4S Patient Transport employees are in dispute over poor wages and working conditions compared to other staff.
Their union GMB has rejected a...
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A JUDGE has ruled that the government had the right to award a contract to run a national helpline for vulnerable people to a firm operated by much-criticised privateer G4S.
Legal charity the Law Centres Network (LCN), which represents 41 British law centres, accused Justine Greening...
Tuesday 4th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CAMPAIGNERS against disgraced security firm G4S will meet in Manchester tonight to plan a fight against proposals for privately run “mega prisons.”
The government proposes to build several new huge jails, starting with one under construction in Wrexham.
They are to...
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016
RULE-BREAKING prisoners have had their sentences extended by a total of one million days in the last six years, a report found yesterday.
The Howard League for Penal Reform revealed that inmates have increasingly had their time in jail extended for offences such as disobedience,...
Wednesday 1st Jun 2016
Disgraced security firm still hasn’t pulled out despite promise
Friday 27th May 2016
A MASS protest will be staged today outside disgraced security firm G4S’s AGM against its continuing involvement in Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine.
Campaigners will also be protesting against G4S’s “continued complicity in human rights violations...
Thursday 26th May 2016
FIVE G4S control room staff were suspended yesterday amid claims they made hundreds of 999 calls at quiet times to massage performance figures.
The workers, employed by G4S Public Services and working for Lincolnshire Police, are alleged to have made the test calls to ensure faster...
Tuesday 24th May 2016
UNIONS and campaign groups are demanding that disgraced security firm G4S publicly gives itself a deadline for ending complicity in Israel’s occupation of Palestine.
G4S said in March that it “expects to exit” Israel and sell its subsidiary in the country.
Saturday 21st May 2016
It’s pure folly to invite some of the US’s worst corporations over here to run our justice system, writes SOLOMON HUGHES
Friday 8th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
YOUNG offenders are to once again be sent to a privately run youth prison at the centre of allegations of abuse and mistreatment.
The Youth Justice Board (YJB) stopped placing youngsters at the Medway Secure Training Centre in Rochester, Kent, in the wake of a damning BBC Panorama...
Friday 18th Mar 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain