It is being widely reported that petrol prices hit a new record over the weekend, reaching 148.02p a litre on average across the UK.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the ‘fire and rehire’ stunt being pulled by Go North West and salutes the example being set by the striking Manchester bus drivers.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the Tomahawk Steakhouse restaurant chain for trying to force its furloughed staff to lend the company 10% of their pay as an interest-free loan!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the plan by Pilkingon to renege on the pay settlement it concluded with its workers and welcomes Unite’s decision to call a strike ballot over the issue.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by a number of universities to make many of their academic staff redundant and supports the resistance being put up by some workers in this sector.
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.
A BBC report this week announced that Argentina has enacted a Corona wealth tax, similar in principal to that proposed by the Workers Party of Britain.