HEALTH workers in Liverpool are calling on councillors who are meeting today to back their fight against a privateer’s attack on their sick pay.
Hundreds of cleaners, cooks and other ancillary workers at the city’s Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University hospitals had...
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
AMBULANCE workers are under so much pressure that thousands took sick leave last year due to stress-related illnesses, according to new union research published today.
The GMB study found that 12 per cent of the ambulance service’s 20,000 staff in England — 2,469 paramedics...
TWO protesters were arrested yesterday during demonstrations at a fracking site in North Yorkshire.
A 69-year-old pensioner and a man aged 33 were cuffed as they blocked the entrance to the site off a country lane near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.
AN UNEMPLOYED workers’ support centre that has won £12 million for benefit recipients and victims of debt has launched a plea for £50,000 to keep going.
The appeal is backed by renowned film director Ken Loach and actor and anti-blacklist campaigner Ricky...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
HUNDREDS of Transport for London (TfL) control room staff and revenue inspectors are to stage a 24-hour strike on Friday in a dispute over pay.
Talks will take place today between officials of the Unite union, TfL management and conciliation service Acas in an attempt to settle the...
A PARSONS GREEN station staff member accused London Underground bosses yesterday of having “no idea” how the station works.
The station had just one worker on duty when a bomb partially went off on Friday morning. Many people were injured as they tried to escape.
CADBURY workers have accepted a two-year pay package, the Unite union said yesterday.
The deal includes an agreement setting maternity pay above statutory minimum levels for staff employed at the confectionary transnational’s factories in Birmingham, Chirk, near Wrexham, and...
Report reveals horrors of insecure work in 21st-century Britain
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
Every trust in England uses private providers for 999 calls
But we’re forking out more and more in housing benefit to private landlords
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain