WORKERS at two nuclear sites who maintain the Trident missile are set to walk out on strike later this month in a long-running dispute over changes to their pension scheme.
Their union Unite has warned that if bosses refuse to get round the table to negotiate, the strikes will cause...
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
DONALD TRUMP’S proposed state visit has given birth to the “biggest coalition since the height of the anti-war movement.”
Representatives of the TUC, Momentum, Stop the War, the People’s Assembly, unions and religious and community groups gathered in London to...
Trump’s unwanted state visit likely to cost as much as £10m to police
Friday 10th Feb 2017
RENEWING the Trident nuclear defence system makes us unsafe, a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament report released yesterday revealed.
The nuclear weapons system does not guarantee safety and is vulnerable to cyber-attacks, the Security Not Trident report warns.
And it suggests...
JANUARY saw the worst performance in the entire history of the NHS, figures released yesterday revealed.
A&E waiting times are the longest since records began with statistics from health regulator NHS Improvement showing that the situation deteriorated to its lowest level last...
Spending watchdog says ex-PM’s changes made wrongdoing more likely
Thursday 9th Feb 2017
RAIL union RMT demanded guarantees from Southern Rail yesterday that guards will be kept on trains ahead of talks next week.
The union, which represents guards on Southern, issued a demand for bosses to commit to having a second safety-critical staff member on every train.
Cabin crew ramp up fight on poverty pay
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
Union insists second person is still on train
... as he meets May for tea
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017