Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:32:00 GMT
The Behaviour Challenge outlined today builds on the work undertaken by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) with the NASUWT to empower schools to enforce discipline. This should make a further significant contribution to improving school discipline and ensuring zero tolerance of poor behaviour.
Responding to the Work Foundation report on the cost of muscle and back pain, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Itâ€™s a fact that well fed and nourished children are healthier and healthy children behave and learn better say GMB President
Unless the council comes forward with better proposals GMB will instigate an industrial action ballot leading to massive disruptions in the City
Given the recession and the impact this has had on mail volumes, Royal Mail needs an injection of cash, through increased revenue, to ensure that the postal service survives.
Unite is to challenge rail engineering company Bombardier to justify its reasoning to transfer large contracts from Ilford to Ashford, Kent.
RAIL UNION RMT today launched a confidential email hotline for members amid growing concerns over planned maintenance cuts by Network Rail which have put over 2500 â€“ nearly 20% of the total workforce â€“ at risk.
RAIL UNION RMT today welcomed an announcement by Transport Secretary Lord Adonis that the East Coast Main Line franchise, currently run by National Express, will be renationalised this autumn for longer than originally expected but have called on the government to set a firm timetable for bringing the prestige route under public ownership on a permanent basis.
Tony Woodley tears up The Sun newspaper at the Labour Party Conference