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  • Communist stands in mayoral election


    THE Communist Party of Britain is to contest the election of a mayor for the west Midlands.

    The West Midlands Combined Authority covers seven boroughs and will have powers over transport, economic development and regeneration in the region, which includes the city of Birmingham. The...

    Thursday 9th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Drivers to protest against sacking of union members


    RIDERS with food courier firm Deliveroo in Leeds are to stage a mass protest cycle in the city on Friday after two riders were sacked and five had their hours cut for contributing to an online union chat site.

    Deliveroo employs about 300 riders in the city with only 30 of them working...

    Wednesday 8th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Value of public-sector pay ‘will drop £4,000 by 2020’


    PUBLIC-SECTOR workers face an average pay cut of £4,073 in real terms by the end of this Parliament, due to a combination of the government-imposed pay freeze and rising inflation following the vote to leave the EU.

    General union GMB says in a new report that publicsector staff...

    Wednesday 8th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Trainees dumped onto ‘dead-end’ building courses


    THOUSANDS of young people training to work in the construction industry are being dumped onto dead-end classroom-based courses rather than being given real apprenticeships with on-site training.

    Unite, which recently merged with construction union Ucatt, used Freedom of Information...

    Tuesday 7th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Coalmining communities celebrate festival of banners


    CULTURE and arts from Britain’s coalmining communities were celebrated in Yorkshire over the weekend at the With Banners Held High fundraising festival.

    National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) banners bedecked the main hall at Wakefield’s Unity Works building, a former...

    Monday 6th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Workers force profiteer to drop pay slash plans


    A PROFITEERING social care provider has shelved plans to slash staff wages after intervention by the workers’ union.

    Viridian Housing won a contract to provide adult social care at four care homes for Ealing Council in west London.

    The group’s operations director...

    Saturday 4th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Bosses ‘reshuffled’ amid ASI scandal


    BOSSES of one of Britain’s largest aid consultancies have been “reshuffled” amid revelations that the firm falsified evidence to a parliamentary inquiry in a bid protect its multimillion-pound contracts with the government.

    The Adam Smith Institute (ASI), a...

    Friday 3rd Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Britain’s poorest schools hit with the hardest cuts


    BRITAIN’S poorest schools are taking the lion’s share of government cuts, research by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Child Poverty Action Group revealed yesterday.

    The country’s 1,000 schools with the highest number of children receiving free school...

    Friday 3rd Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Whistleblower chef awarded £36k comp


    Worker was sacked after burning hand on faulty deep-fat fryer

    Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Worker wins holiday pay legal battle


    THOUSANDS of workers who are paid on commission will receive more holiday pay thanks to a landmark ruling made yesterday.

    The Supreme Court — Britain’s highest court — ruled in favour of a case study based on British gas salesman Joe Lock, whose holiday pay was...

    Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain


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