Members vote overwhelmingly for ‘historic’ teachers’ union merger
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TUBE STAFF could escalate industrial action after bosses upheld the dismissal of a worker allegedly assaulted by a fare dodger, rail union RMT said yesterday.
The worker intervened to stop a “violent” passenger from assaulting colleagues, the union said. Two other workers...
Whistleblower reveals spying on journalists and campaigners
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
‘Intelligent’ trains scheme ‘hammers safety’
But conductors’ union RMT says offer will still slash guards
Friday 17th Mar 2017
Sit-in had been ended by guards’ forced entry
Number on hated zero-hours contracts shoots up by 13% in past year
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
FREE movement across the European single market has allowed lorry firms to exploit workers, transport union RMT said yesterday.
The union’s comments came after a BBC investigation found that drivers for Ikea and other firms in western Europe were living out of their cabs for...
Part-time staff demand rights for new job opportunities
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
TEACHERS are flocking to private tutoring because of impossible workloads and unrealistic exam targets, a survey revealed yesterday.
The National Union of Teachers said the exodus from schools could only be stopped if ministers took action to cut paperwork and excessive accountability...