AN UNEMPLOYED workers’ support centre that has won £12 million for benefit recipients and victims of debt has launched a plea for £50,000 to keep going.
The appeal is backed by renowned film director Ken Loach and actor and anti-blacklist campaigner Ricky...
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
HUNDREDS of Transport for London (TfL) control room staff and revenue inspectors are to stage a 24-hour strike on Friday in a dispute over pay.
Talks will take place today between officials of the Unite union, TfL management and conciliation service Acas in an attempt to settle the...
A PARSONS GREEN station staff member accused London Underground bosses yesterday of having “no idea” how the station works.
The station had just one worker on duty when a bomb partially went off on Friday morning. Many people were injured as they tried to escape.
CADBURY workers have accepted a two-year pay package, the Unite union said yesterday.
The deal includes an agreement setting maternity pay above statutory minimum levels for staff employed at the confectionary transnational’s factories in Birmingham, Chirk, near Wrexham, and...
Report reveals horrors of insecure work in 21st-century Britain
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Every trust in England uses private providers for 999 calls
But we’re forking out more and more in housing benefit to private landlords
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
A PETITION with at least 100,000 signatures is demanding that Uber should only have its licence renewed if it limits drivers’ working hours and also guarantees them specific rights.
The five-year licence for the smartphone app-based taxi company to operate in London expires this...
GREEDY landowners in Scotland are clinging on to hundreds of derelict and empty sites which could be used to solve the country’s housing crisis, the Scottish Greens said yesterday.
The party is calling on the Scottish government to introduce a tax on empty sites that they argue...
by Felicity Collier in South London
A SACKED benefits assessor could be struck off as a paramedic after admitting a string of demeaning comments about disabled claimants.
Alan Barham faced allegations of misconduct caused by incompetence and questions over his...