London council rejects Tories’ ‘slash, trash and privatise’ plans
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Southern owners Keolis given Manchester franchise
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
BBC hack took terror comments out of context
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Corbyn takes a swing at May’s post-Brexit plans to cut corporation tax and lure corporate sharks to our shores
MILLIONS of pounds set aside by the government each year to help people return to work is going unspent, Labour warned yesterday.
A Parliamentary question submitted by work and pensions select committee chairman Frank Field revealed that the “flexible support fund”...
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
A SUPREME Court decision was hailed as a “significant cultural change” yesterday after it ruled that bus drivers must demand passengers make space for wheelchair users.
Doug Paulley brought a claim of discrimination against transport company FirstGroup in 2012 after a...
UNITE have urged the Tories to honour promises made on pensions a quarter of a century ago as Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) workers begin their second day of strike action.
Six hundred Unite members employed at AWE began a 48-hour stoppage at midnight yesterday over plans to...
BOSSES at Britain’s largest food company have blamed Brexit for hundreds of jobs being threatened at a Midlands pizza factory.
The Nottingham factory plans to lay off 280 staff from the end of the month — and the remaining workforce fear their terms and conditions will be...
PROSECUTORS are preparing to take another clutch of antinuclear campaigners to court despite a series of recent direct action acquittals, peace activists sighed yesterday.
Five activists will appear at Reading magistrates’ court next week charged with “wilful obstruction of...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BOSSES are giving workers on zero-hour contracts just 48 hours notice of their shifts, new research shows today.
Citizens Advice said it found a minority of firms have practices which make it “challenging” for many on variable hour contracts to manage their work-life...