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MAJORITY OF WORKERS FEEL GUILTY OVER TAKING TIME OFF SICK

Two out of three employees go to work when they are feeling unwell and feel guilty if they take time off sick, a new report shows. A survey of 1,300 workers by jobs site CV-Library found that most only take one or two days off work because of sickness every year. Virtually all of those […]

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BP WORKERS WERE SCARED TO HELP THE MAKERS OF OIL SPILL DISATER MOVIE

Workers for oil giant BP were “scared” to co-operate with the makers of the new Deepwater Horizon disaster movie, the film’s director has claimed. Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson star in the film about the 2010 oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico which cost 11 lives and led to the biggest oil […]

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EUROSTAR WORK/LIFE BALANCE STRIKES SUSPENDED TO ALLOW FOR FURTHER TALKS

Strikes by Eurostar workers at the RMT and TSSA unions have been suspended to allow further talks, they have said. The unions had been due to hold four separate strikes over August, in a dispute about work-life balance. The RMT said the strike halt was to allow “further, detailed negotiations after some progress in talks”. […]

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DELIVEROO DRIVERS LATEST TO GO ON STRIKE – THIS TIME OVER PAY

Deliveroo, an upmarket on-demand food delivery service, has exploded in popularity since it was founded in 2013 by William Shu, a former investment banker, and ex-software developer Greg Orlowski. Last night, a large group of Deliveroo drivers gathered in West Hampstead in a strike over pay. In May, Deliveroo announced a new contract as a […]

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Eurostar workers latest to join the train strike epidemic

Eurostar rail workers are to take seven days of strike action this month in a dispute over their work-life balance, the RMT union says. Staff will walk out from 00:01 BST on 12 August until 23.59 BST on 15 August, and for three days over the UK Bank Holiday weekend from 27 August. The union […]