Disputes with train operating companies continue, but RMT solidarity brings big win while managements of some other unions undermine their members Mick Lynch’s RMT union has won a major victory – and a significant pay-rise – for members working in Network Rail. 76% of members on a 90% turnout voted to accept an improved offer […]
Anthony Albanese’s photo opportunity with president Biden and prime minister Sunak in San Diego must rank as one of the more grotesque and expensive the world has seen. The submarine deal, glowingly described as his ‘moon shot’ with its $368 billion price-tag is an act of pillage of public money. It might allow him to Continue reading »
This week, the House Select Committee on Workforce Australia Employment Services held one of its public hearings. During the opening remarks, the Committee chair, Julian Hill remarked that he had asked the Department of Employment what a good service model looks like, and they couldn’t answer. He said they looked like a bunch of “well-paid, Continue reading »
“When people live in a fair, caring society, where everyone has equal access to social goods, they don’t have to spend their time worrying about how to cover their basic …
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The Minimum Service Levels Bill is 'almost certainly' against international law – meaning any fines or sackings would be thrown out, according to a leading labour lawyer
Outsourced Vodafone HQ cleaners face 'victimisation' after pushing for higher pay while cleaning next to millionaire boss, Josiah Mortimer reports
The Department for Work and Pensions has refused to publish its own research into the effectiveness of sanctions, reports Chaminda Jayanetti
Contempt for party staff laid bare as party reveals it abused left-wing organisers in ‘constructive dismissal’ while saying their positions were no longer needed The Labour party is recruiting twenty regional organisers on the parliamentary jobs website, saying they are needed: at the forefront of the next General Election campaign, supporting constituency parties and regional […]
by Merve Sancak* Skills have been shown as an answer to ongoing socio-economic problems such as unemployment, economic inequality, or lack of economic growth both in the Global North and Global South. The issue has been particularly prominent in the debates about the ‘lack of’ economic development in the Global South countries. It has been […]
‘It needs to be understood how governments have facilitated inequality in the world. Billionaires don’t happen naturally. The rules by which a country’s economy operates is controlled by governments. If …
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