Fast-food workers strike for first time in chain’s British history against bullying bosses and poverty wages
Monday 4th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
MSP Richard Leonard confirms bid for leadership after Dugdale’s resignation
Dispute set to spill out into the new year with council refusing to budge
JOHN McDONNELL yesterday urged people marking the longest strike action in history at Burston village to continue uniting for socialism.
The shadow chancellor told the crowd attending the Burston Strike School rally in Norfolk that Labour is prepared to take over from the weak and...
ALMOST a quarter of over-65s are suffering money problems as “pensioner poverty” continues to spread, a charity revealed yesterday.
A report from Age UK warned that nearly three million of Britain’s pensioners are struggling to manage, leading Labour to charge that...
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
TWO-OUT OF FIVE low-paid young parents asking for flexible working arrangements are “penalised” with fewer hours, worse shifts and even the sack, a TUC report revealed yesterday.
Many of those surveyed said bosses forced them to take holiday or sick leave to cover childcare...
A ONE-YEAR immigration amnesty offered to undocumented residents of the Grenfell Tower have been given an extra three months to come forward, the Home Office announced yesterday.
Those who survived the west London tower block blaze and had been living in the country without official...
NEW TORY campaign group Activate was in disarray yesterday after it was forced to issue a statement denying it had ever launched following a string of sickening messages circulating on social media.
Comments posted in a Tory WhatsApp group calling for “chavs to be gassed”...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
Multiple sclerosis sufferers missing out since axing of DLA
NHS trusts smashed through their Tory-imposed spending limits by nearly £3 billion more than previously reported, research by the Nuffield Trust health charity showed yesterday.
Analysis of financial data published by NHS regulators found a staggering £3bn overspend at the...