THE final stage of Unison’s legal campaign against employment tribunal fees that have priced workers out of justice goes to the Supreme Court today.
Unison has been fighting since the introduction in 2013 of charges ranging from £390 to £1,200.
Monday 27th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SCOTTISH government minister Angela Constance has slammed the “shameful” Westminster decision to stop housing benefits for 18 to 21-year-olds, warning it could force young people onto the streets.
The Social Security Secretary said the move was “very disappointing,...
Mum held at Yarl’s Wood is left fighting for the right to visit her chronically ill son as Home Office tells her ‘You can Skype him from Jamaica’
Saturday 25th Mar 2017
Anti-racist and faith groups lead vigil for terrorist attack victims
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Civilian workers fear privatisation at bases
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LABOUR were celebrating last night after unexpectedly winning five seats on the City of London’s Common Council.
City of London elections are unusual in that the electorate is comprised of not only local residents but also voters appointed by companies and businesses in the...
UNITE warned of a “summer of chaos” across Britain’s construction sites yesterday after crane drivers rejected a “derisory” pay offer.
Crane drivers employed by Sheffield-based HTC Wolffkran Ltd — the biggest provider of tower cranes and drivers in...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
HEALTH service bosses have failed to guarantee the future of thousands of speech and language therapists in secretive plans to dismantle and privatise the NHS, Unite revealed yesterday.
The union, which represents 5,000 of around 15,000 speech and language therapists, has posed...
by Felicity Collier
A SLEAZE watchdog will probe MPs taking on second jobs following former chancellor George Osborne’s controversial appointment as editor of the Evening Standard.
The Commons committee on standards announced yesterday that it would look again at...
BRITAIN’S poorest people are being denied access to basic financial services with almost two million unable to set up a bank account, a Lords report published today finds.
A House of Lords committee has condemned the situation as “a scandal” and says it must end.