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2014/07/19 17:10
2014/07/19 17:10
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Up to 100,000 people streamed through the streets of London today, Saturday, in one of the biggest anti-war demonstrations in years. People from across Britain, including many Muslim men and women of...
2014/07/19 17:10
2014/07/19 17:10
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2014/07/17 11:33
2014/07/17 11:33
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TODAY (Thursday) teachers across West Devon and East Cornwall will again be striking as part of union action against the Government over matters of pay, conditions of service and workload. The...
2014/07/16 12:13
2014/07/16 12:13
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What, for instance, will Nicky Morgan do at the Department for Education? Too much of the mood music that accompanied her appointment suggested that she had been dispatched to sue for peace. I...
2014/07/16 09:09
2014/07/16 09:09
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He faced repeated opposition to many of his reforms, including the creation of independent free schools, the expansion of academies, performance-related pay for teachers, a radical overhaul of the...
2014/07/13 17:53
2014/07/13 17:53
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Around 100,000 people toast absent friends at an emotional Durham Miners' Gala : Bands perform during the130th Durham Miners' Gala. Picture: DAVID WOOD (8156929) ABSENT friends were remembered at...
2014/07/11 16:59
2014/07/11 16:59
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On Thursday 10th July, members of the National Union of Teachers, one of the biggest teaching unions in the UK, went on strike over teachers’ pay, conditions and pensions. This was alongside five...
2014/07/11 09:53
2014/07/11 09:53
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Public sector workers strike in Birmingham Members of the Unite, Unison, National Union of Teachers, GMB and the Fires Brigade Union were all out in force for a rally in Victoria Square, demanding...
2014/07/10 22:18
2014/07/10 22:18
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Britain faces MORE strikes by public sector workers after a mass walkout by more than a million teachers, fire fighters and council workers caused chaos. Union leaders warned that if the latest...
2014/07/10 20:51
2014/07/10 20:51
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Teachers’ strike: Three quarters of Camden schools closed or partly closed as teachers take to picket lineCarers Trudy Doyle and Jean Robertson who both work at the Cahrlie Ratchett Centre. Picture:...
2014/07/10 14:53
2014/07/10 14:53
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Failure to back strike weakened union movement, says miners' leader LABOUR Party leaders and union chiefs who did not support the miners’ strike in the 1980s helped weaken the movement, a miners’...
2014/07/10 12:02
2014/07/10 12:02
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Public services around Mansfield and Ashfield are facing widespread disruption today as public service workers strike over pay and other concerns. Mansfield District Council is reporting that its...
2014/07/10 11:09
2014/07/10 11:09
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Workers on strike are due to include domestic helps, refuse collectors, park attendants, cleaners, civil servants, teachers and fire fighters. Picket lines are expected to be established outside...
2014/07/10 08:53
2014/07/10 08:53
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Britain is bracing for a massive nationwide strike by public sector workers over spending cuts and salary freezes, posing a major challenge to Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans to change strike...
2014/07/10 07:20
2014/07/10 07:20
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A mass walkout by public sector workers today will send an urgent message to ruthless David Cameron: Stop treating us with utter contempt. About one million employees are expected to join the 24-hour...
2014/07/10 07:15
2014/07/10 07:15
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While no teacher expects to work 9 to 5, many are working 60 hours a week and this is just not sustainable. Much work has been created through bureaucracy and the demands of the Ofsted accountability...
2014/07/10 07:15
2014/07/10 07:15
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Emergency Childcare, a company specialising in providing last minute childcare for working parents, this morning reported a 70 per cent increase in the number of bookings made for tomorrow. On an...
2014/07/10 06:20
2014/07/10 06:20
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Schools in Wales face widespread disruption today as teachers stage their latest national walkout in a bitter row over pay, pensions and conditions. The NUT will hold marches or rallies in Bangor,...
2014/07/10 05:34
2014/07/10 05:34
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Schools close across region as teachers strike Schools close across region as teachers strike PARENTS are facing chaos today (Thursday, July 10) as schools across the region are due to close because...
2014/07/09 16:42
2014/07/09 16:42
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Up to a million people are expected to take part in a nationwide strike on Thursday, as workers take to the streets in protest about the public sector pay freeze and falling living standards. Care...
2014/07/09 10:49
2014/07/09 10:49
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SLDC prepares for day of strike action Strike: Picture used for illustrative purposes STAFF at South Lakeland District Council are to join public sector colleagues nationwide in a 24-hour walk-out...
2014/07/19 17:10
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