Corbyn wants to “repeal anti-trade union legislation” to make strikes easier. The Conservatives have pledged to give commuters greater protection.
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A place where teachers have been moved to strike for their own personal safety has been rated ‘Outstanding’ since 2012.
His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
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Meanwhile Julian Knight asks if the Birmingham bin strike is a warning of what the nation will face under “a hard-left Labour Government”.
Residents wondering when it will be collected will be able to vouch for the failure of the city’s testbed for a Corbyn administration.
Let us hope not. It’s unlikely, but not completely impossible. The Government must battle four trends to reduce the risk.
Strikes are causing misery for train passengers. But don’t expect condemnation from Corbynista MPs – they are funded by the RMT.
“Where lectures are missed at this vital time, as you said exam time, I would want some of those lectures made up during non-strike time.”
Thomas Barton: My lecturers are right about their pensions – but wrong to harm their students by this strike
To maximise damage, the UCU is prohibiting striking lecturers from teaching the academic material lost on a strike day, on an alternative non-strike day.
Yet again a strike which was supposedly about safety has gone away now that a large amount of money has been secured.
Most Labour voters think their party should support strike action if pay demands are not met, and most voters think private sector wages are higher.
A widely-circulated article putting it all down to biased teachers doesn’t ring true.
Binding pendulum arbitration has dramatically reduced the number of strikes in New York,
Otherwise he risks leaving future governments even more at the mercy of the courts than they are at present.
With London at a standstill, the unions just showed who really runs the show.