Category Archives: Politics

Private Rail Bosses Use Covid Support Money To Line Own Pockets

With Ministers announcing rail reforms last week, new figures show the reality of the Great British Rail Rip Off as train owning company pays out £46.5 million dividend funded by Government COVID–19 support  Rail union RMT says that new figures show the reality of the Great British Rail Rip Off as a train owning company pays out a £46.5 million dividend funded

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Palestinian Solidarity Rally Planned In Worcester

Free Palestine Worcestershire have offered local people an opportunity to show their solidarity with the Palestinian people at a demonstration on the 29th of May. In the wake of recent events in the region, those sympathetic to the Palestinian cause have held events around the world to show its support for Palestinians and their struggle. Over 100,000 people marched for

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Unite the Union Launch Campaign to End ‘Fire and Rehire”

Britain’s largest union is calling on the government to outlaw ‘fire and rehire’,  with one in 10 workers in the UK being threatened with the tactic by employers. The practice, already banned in Spain and France, has been used by employers to force through detrimental changes to workers’ pay and their terms and conditions. Whilst a simple change to employment

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THIRTY-FIVE LOCAL CANDIDATES SIGN THE WORKERS’ PLEDGE AHEAD OF LOCAL ELECTIONS

Thirty-Five candidates have now signed Unite the Union Herefordshire and Worcestershire Branch’s Workers’ Pledge ahead of Thursday’s Local Elections. Candidates from all of the elections taking place this week across our two counties have supported Unite’s request to stand by workers and their right to join a union if elected as a Councillor. The local Unite Branch’s Workers’ Pledge asked

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