UNIONS have angrily condemned proposals to give workers on zero-hours contracts the right to “request” fixed hours.
In a submission to a government-commissioned review of working practices, bosses’ club the CBI says such a “right” should be introduced on...
Wednesday 24th May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THE Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is “denying the human rights of our members,” PCS leader Mark Serwotka said yesterday.
Opening the public-sector union’s conference in Brighton, Mr Serwotka said the official human-rights watchdog was “acting in...
UNISON will not have to rerun its leadership election despite breaches of procedure, a judge has ruled.
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis was re-elected in 2015 with 49.4 per cent of the vote — but all three of his opponents challenged the result with the Certification...
HSE served order on would-be asteroid miner
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Serwotka issues rallying call to members for general election
‘Politically neutral’ group speaks out
Thursday 18th May 2017
JEREMY IRONS has backed demands to end zero-hours contracts at a top university — but urged striking security guards to “be reasonable.”
The actor, known for roles in Brideshead Revisited and The Lion King, was speaking at a University of London event on Tuesday night...
The Labour candidate for Sittingbourne and Sheppey MIKE ROLFE explains why he supports Jeremy Corbyn and the party’s change of direction under his leadership
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Soames took two FREE trips while constituents faced strikes
Wednesday 17th May 2017
BRITAIN cannot afford another wages slump, unions warned yesterday as new figures showed inflation has overtaken wage growth.
The consumer price index (CPI) rose to 2.7 per cent in April, according to Office for National Statistics figures, above economist predictions of 2.6 per...