Workers

Fire authority won’t meet until strike starts
Trade Unions

Fire authority won’t meet until strike starts

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is upset over a South Yorkshire fire authority decision not to meet to consider a new union proposal until after the next set of strikes starts. The proposal was given to the fire authority on 19th January. FBU’s regional secretary, Ian Murray, has commented: “The […]

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 […]