P&O Fire and Rehire is ‘Beneath Contempt’

On March 17, P&O Ferries in the UK sacked 800 seafarers with 30 minutes notice over a pre-recorded Zoom call. “Aside from being callous and beneath contempt, this behaviour not only lacks any form of basic decency, but appears to be a flagrant violation of UK labour law and international labour standards. Furthermore, the use …

There maybe trouble ahead if ‘high risk’ transport plans come forward

The rail union, RMT has revealed that the Government may bring forward the start of the mass transport mobilisation and the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. RMT is aware that the Government has requested the industry to be ready to begin a last minute mobilisation to accommodate an increase in passenger numbers from Monday 11th May …