Monthly Archives: April 2017

Recession Rich: Britain’s wealthiest double net worth since crisis

Richest 1,000 families control total of £547bn, rising by more than 112% since 2009, and own more than poorest 40% of British households One of the mansions on the so-called billionaires’ row at Kensington Palace Gardens in London. Photograph: Alastair … Continue reading

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Parties must make election pledges to scrap unfair pay restriction for NHS staff, says TUC

Commenting on proposals to be announced today (Wednesday) by the Labour Party on NHS funding and staffing, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Under the government’s current plans, NHS workers will lose thousands of pounds from their salaries. This is … Continue reading

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Workers’ Memorial Day, 2017

The purpose behind Workers’ Memorial Day has always been to “remember the dead: fight for the living”, and to remember all those killed through work but at the same time ensuring that such tragedies are not repeated. Campaigning for stricter … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey re-elected as Unite General Secretary

  Len McCluskey has been re-elected as Unite’s general secretary. The result will be seen as a boost for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Len McCluskey’s chief rival Gerard Coyne was seen as the anti-Corbyn candidate. Unite is the Labour Party’s biggest … Continue reading

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Woolwich Ferry staff to strike over sexual harassment

Woolwich Ferry staff set to strike over secretary’s ‘sexual harassment ordeal’ The Evening Standard Key link: the ferry transports two million passengers across the river every year Workers are set to go on strike after an alleged four-year campaign of … Continue reading

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Strike action for BMW Plant Swindon sees Workers Fighting for their Pensions.

PRODUCTION at Plant Swindon is expected to fall silent today when around 750 BMW employees walk out in a dispute over pensions. Members of the union Unite walked out in the first day of strike action this morning at the … Continue reading

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