TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling finally met rail workers yesterday to discuss the long-running driver-only trains dispute on Southern.
Rail union RMT general secretary Mick Cash said there was a “full and frank exchange,” and the talks will resume after the union has...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
REFUSE-collection workers in Birmingham are striking today against council plans to cut the workforce by a fifth — 121 jobs.
The workers, members of Unite, are operating an overtime ban and are staging a series of one- and two-hour strikes throughout July, August and September...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
MAJOR construction sites across Britain could soon grind to a halt as crucial crane workers vote this week on whether to take strike action.
Contractor HTC Wolffkran, which supplies the machinery and drivers for most major construction developments in Britain, has refused to hold new...
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
FIFTY jobcentre staff in one of Sheffield’s most deprived areas walked out for a second week yesterday in a bid to save the vital service from closure.
Civil Service union PCS workers at Sheffield’s Eastern Avenue jobcentre warned that closing the centre will mean...
HUNDREDS of teaching jobs are under threat at Nottingham College as managers try to rush through a murky “restructuring” plan, their union warned yesterday.
The University and College Union (UCU) said lecturers were being kept in the dark about details of the plan to axe...
Corbyn gives passionate speech at Tolpuddle
Monday 17th Jul 2017
JOHN McDONNELL condemned “out of touch” Philip Hammond yesterday after the Tory Chancellor was reported as saying that public-sector workers were overpaid.
Mr McDonnell hit out at Mr Hammond for the comments he allegedly made at a Cabinet meeting last week on the Andrew...
JOHN McDONNELL demanded yesterday that those responsible for “social murder” at Grenfell Tower should be held to account.
The shadow chancellor said he has no regrets for saying the victims of the disastrous fire in west London were murdered by political decisions.
The mood was buoyant and banners were held high at Durham at the weekend. PETER LAZENBY reports
Monday 10th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A RECORD crowd is expected tomorrow at the 133rd annual Durham Miners’ Gala after last year’s event drew in 150,000 people.
More supporters are set to join Europe’s biggest celebration of the labour and trade union movement following Labour Party’s success in whittling down the...
Friday 7th Jul 2017