RBS announces closure of 158 branches
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
MINISTERS should intervene and cap gas and electricity prices, union reps demanded yesterday as a new study shows that bills have soared by up to a third.
Before it ceased trading last November, GB Energy’s gas bills rose by 26 per cent, while its electricity bills rose by 32 per...
Members vote overwhelmingly for ‘historic’ teachers’ union merger
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
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...