WORKERS at a jobcentre in Sheffi eld are on the picket line today in the latest of a series of strikes to oppose the centre’s proposed closure.
The Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) is targeting 78 jobcentres nationwide for closure to make what it describes as...
Monday 18th Sep 2017
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CAMPAIGNERS have taken to the streets in protest to save South Yorkshire’s last remaining Women’s Aid centre for victims of domestic abuse and violence.
The demonstrators in Doncaster on Saturday demanded that council funding continues for the town’s Women’s Aid...
A METROPOLITAN POLICE officer who arrested a young man who died 70 minutes later should be suspended, a police watchdog recommended yesterday.
Rashan Charles, 20, died on July 22 having after being “restrained” by Met officers when he ran into a shop in Dalston in east...
THE Royal Navy’s newest and most expensive ever warship could end up stranded in port due to a strike by a tug boat crew.
The £3.1 billion aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth is moored in Portsmouth, where tug boat crews employed by privateer Serco are involved in a national...
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
Sacking of two disabled workers sparks prospect of a Christmas strike
Friday 15th Sep 2017
HOSPITALITY chain Whitbread has dumped its commitment to workplace ethics and fair labour practices in “a slap in the face” for its workforce, the Unite union said yesterday.
The chain, which owns Premier Inn and Costa Coffee, signed the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) 18...
McCluskey attacks ‘out of touch’ ex-PM over immigration stance
Monday 11th Sep 2017
Bloody-handed regimes invited to festival of violence by hypocritical Tories
Labour furious at May’s attempt to rewrite Commons rules
Saturday 9th Sep 2017
LECTURERS in further education are being consulted on strike action after seeing their pay fall in value by almost a quarter since 2009.
Despite the plummeting value of lecturers’ salaries, college bosses say they are not in a position to award any pay increase this year.