A “MAJOR victory for the lions of Durham” was heralded by public sector workers yesterday as news broke of a climbdown in the long-running dispute over teaching assistants’ pay and conditions.
Unison delegates welcomed the decision by Durham County Council to scrap...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
A LONDON hospital will lodge a formal complaint after a Sun journalist allegedly impersonated a Grenfell Tower victim’s relative yesterday to secure an interview.
King’s College hospital announced it will complain to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) about...
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
REFUSE workers are set for strike action in a dispute over more than 100 job losses at Birmingham City Council, their union said yesterday.
Unite members voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over council plans that would see 122 jobs axed in the next fortnight — 20...
Tories blocking councils from making their own investment decisions
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
DELEGATES at the trades councils conference celebrated Labour’s general election campaign and called for “working-class unity and organisation” at the weekend, writes Steve Sweeney.Fire Brigades Union (FBU) general secretary Matt Wrack opened the first union...
Sunday 11th Jun 2017
Tory MP agent ‘sent threatening messages’
Friday 9th Jun 2017
THERESA MAY was accused by former colleagues of having a “major weakness” because she does not understand the world of business.
A former head of Downing Street’s policy unit dished the dirt on Ms May in an interview on BBC2’s Newsnight programme on Wednesday...
POLITICIANS must not turn their backs on the north again after the election, a think tank warned yesterday as research shows that northerners feel “left behind” by Westminster.
A report by IPPR North published yesterday found that the north of England was crucial in...
STEVE SWEENEY rolls in style across London
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
GMB members at Eat Foods were celebrating yesterday as the union won official recognition after a bitter and long-running campaign.
Workers at the Wembley site, who prepare ingredients and cook and package food for the sandwich-shop chain, voted overwhelmingly in favour of being...
Wednesday 7th Jun 2017