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  • Uber looks to appeal rights ruling in Supreme Court


    UBER is seeking permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after an employment tribunal said its drivers are entitled to basic employment rights.

    In a landmark case the London tribunal found that the transnational minicab firm’s workers were entitled to earn the legal minimum...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Apprentices cheated of £3.50 an hour


    BOSSES are cheating tens of thousands of apprentices out of thea minimum wage, even though their rate is just £3.50 an hour.

    A new study published yesterday found 135,000 apprentices in England are being paid less than the minimum.

    The figures were revealed through...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Staffing crisis ‘continues unabated’


    Teachers slam Tories for inaction over shortages

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Hundreds of Sellafield staff to strike over derisory pay offer


    HUNDREDS of contract workers at the Sellafield nuclear power station in Cumbria will strike for 48 hours on Wednesday and Thursday over pay.

    The 300 workers, members of general union GMB, are employed by contractor Mitie to provide services such as cleaning, catering and...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Dugdale to be grilled over ‘unauthorised’ jungle jaunt


    SCOTTISH Labour leader Richard Leonard said yesterday that his predecessor’s forthcoming appearance on a reality TV show was not a good way of “getting across the message of socialism on television.”

    Mr Leonard, who won the leadership convincingly after Kezia...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Activists hope to launch legal bid to stop oil drilling


    by Felicity Collier

    CAMPAIGNERS are raising money for a legal challenge against Tory-run Surrey Council in a bid to prevent controversial oil drilling in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

    Developers Europa are exploiting a loophole in order to build fences and...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Communist Party picks apart Tories’ disastrous budget


    THE Communist Party has condemned what it called Chancellor Philip Hammond’s “steady as the economy sinks” Budget.
    Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths said it reflected Tory priorities to “fill the boots of private enterprise with public money”...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Parents take action against ‘bullying’ head teacher


    TRADE unionists and parents will protest outside a London school next week over alleged bullying by the head teacher.

    The claims of bullying at Bangabandhu School and the imposition of new contracts under threat of dismissal have led to a long-running dispute with the governors and...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Gove insists animals still protected outside EU


    by Felicity Collier

    MICHAEL GOVE has become embroiled in a row over whether animals should still be treated as “sentient beings” after Britain leaves the EU.

    The Environment Secretary insisted yesterday that there will not be a “gap” in animal welfare...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Watchdog to report on vice-chancellor’s high pay


    THE head of a new higher education watchdog promised yesterday that it would clamp down on excessive pay for university vice-chancellors.

    Sir Michael Barber, who will become chairman of the Office for Students, pledged to expose bumper pay packets for senior university staff that were...

    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain


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