The Workers Party of Britain denounces South Western Railway’s plan to stop its on-board catering provision, making more than 130 workers redundant and depriving the traveling public of a valued service.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns the plan by Border Force bosses to withdraw the family-friendly rostering arrangements long enjoyed by passport control staff at Heathrow, and welcome PCS plans to open a strike ballot on 8 January.
The Workers Party of Britain deplores the failure of outsourcing giant Kingdom Services Group to pay its security guards at the Royal Berkshire hospital a decent wage, and warmly commends the unanimous decision by the 23 Unite members affected to stage a second wave of strikes in January and February.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the attempt by Centrica to use the threat of sacking to bounce its engineers and service staff into new and inferior contracts, and salutes the decision of GMB members to resist, planning strike action in January.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Serco’s attack on the living standards of Devonport’s tug crews and welcomes Unite’s decision to ballot its members for strike action.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns Securitas for using the pandemic as a cynical excuse to merge emergency first responders at Airbus Filton with the general security team, a move which would both prejudice safety on the site and worsen the conditions of employment for this vital contingent of workers.
Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Sodexo to sack 30 of the catering workers who run the London Underground canteen, some of whom have been doing the job for as long as 20 years.
The Workers Party welcomes the government’s latest U-turn – forced by the outrage of the working class generally and the high-profile campaigning of England football star Marcus Rashford in particular – over the plight of hungry children in Britain, but we believe the state should go much further in ensuring a decent start for all Britain’s children.
The Workers Party of Britain condemns the decision by flat-pack retail giant Ikea to renege on its commitment to pay its workers the living wage.