TEACHING ASSISTANTS in Durham are considering a new proposal from employers to settle a long-running dispute over pay.
Durham County Council said last year that teaching assistants would be paid only for term-time work.
The plans meant a pay cut of 23 per cent — up to...
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PEACE campaigners in Manchester will stage a banner drop in the city today, supporting a call for the government to back efforts at the United Nations to outlaw nuclear weapons.
A new international treaty seeking to ban such weapons opened for signature at the UN yesterday.
RMT members plan walkouts across four franchises to save safety-critical guards
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Coppers consider criminal charges over fire
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
ONS reveals staggering number now in super-exploited jobs
ACTION to fix Tube staffing issues must be taken “today, not tomorrow” to prevent another Parsons Green terror attack, rail unions told the Star.
Tube union TSSA organiser Ben Stevenson revealed yesterday that Transport for London (TfL) has invited all four transport unions...
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Struggle goes on for Birmingham refuse workers as court battle continues
HEALTH workers in Liverpool are calling on councillors who are meeting today to back their fight against a privateer’s attack on their sick pay.
Hundreds of cleaners, cooks and other ancillary workers at the city’s Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University hospitals had...
AMBULANCE workers are under so much pressure that thousands took sick leave last year due to stress-related illnesses, according to new union research published today.
The GMB study found that 12 per cent of the ambulance service’s 20,000 staff in England — 2,469 paramedics...
TWO protesters were arrested yesterday during demonstrations at a fracking site in North Yorkshire.
A 69-year-old pensioner and a man aged 33 were cuffed as they blocked the entrance to the site off a country lane near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.