Passenger's safety was only secured by the presence of a guard, union says as driver-only operation fight continues
Friday 3rd Nov 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Shadow business secretary warns the country must invest to overcome serious shortcomings
Thursday 2nd Nov 2017
A GUARD stepped in to guide a train hit by a brick safely into the nearest station — but his union fears for his job thanks to bosses’ plans for huge cuts on the network.
The windscreen of a South Western Railway Desiro train was smashed after the brick was dropped from a...
Friday 27th Oct 2017
BUS drivers are being paid nearly £5,000 a year less than colleagues working for the same company five miles away, their union has claimed.
Drivers employed by First Manchester at Rusholme depot are reportedly earning as much as £95 a week less than those working out of...
Thursday 26th Oct 2017
THOUSANDS of Christmas parties could be thwarted by a shortage of booze this year — because drinks depot workers are considering going on strike over “appalling” conditions.
DHL Tradeteam’s Enfield distribution depot supplies around 1,200 pubs, clubs and...
Wednesday 25th Oct 2017
Boss responsible probed over alleged misconduct
JOHN MCDONNELL has appealed to Conservative MPs to join the fight against “selling the future of our children.”
Speaking at a packed rally of teachers yesterday, the shadow chancellor said budget cuts had pushed schools to breaking point.
Members of six unions...
PHILIP HAMMOND must release funds to help cash-strapped schools recover from “breaking point,” teachers will demand today.
At a lobby of Parliament, teaching unions will argue the recent announcement of £1.3 billion of funding — cut from other areas —...
Tuesday 24th Oct 2017
Abuse survivors accuse police of obstruction
TRAIN drivers on Britain’s most chaotic railway are set to vote on a new deal to end their long-running dispute over driver-only trains.
Negotiators from drivers’ union Aslef will recommend that its members on Southern Rail accept a deal guaranteeing a second member of...
Friday 20th Oct 2017