Workers

Common sense rather than political ideology
Trade Unions

Common sense rather than political ideology

Responding to the Conservatives’ education plans, Dr Mary Bousted, a general secretary of ATL (Association of Teachers and Lecturers) said: “We need common sense to prevail, rather than political ideology…The Conservatives’ plans for boosting the qualifications of those going into teaching are a solution looking for a problem…but politicians would […]

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion?
Trade Unions

Race for Justice: Alienation or Social Inclusion?

The conference discussed international criminal matters involving several communities in France, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada and the United States. This will have direct input from the Ministers of Justice or Attorneys General of each jurisdiction, who will examine the impact of policy and practice at national, regional and […]

Unions urge ITV to act to save regional news
Trade Unions

Unions urge ITV to act to save regional news

The broadcasting unions’ campaign urges immediate action to save ITV regional news. At the same time, the joint unions – BECTU, the NUJ and Unite – have welcomed the go-ahead given by government to regional news pilots run by Independently Financed News Consortia, but representatives fear that the trials will not protect […]