Posts tagged with  " trades unions "

Workers ill during holiday can now claim back time from their employers

September 18, 2009:

According to an article in the Times …. Workers who are ill during their holidays can now claim the time back from their employers following a landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice. The court said that employees had the right to ask for statutory leave to be “reallocated” when it was spoilt by […]

UNISON show suport for staff

January 26, 2009:

The Glasgow branch of Unison passed the following resolution at its recent meeting. Glasgow City Council by its action has severely tarnished the professional reputation of all staff who have worked at Kerelaw. This has also led in many cases to their personal lives being shattered. Unison accepts that everyone who works in Social Services […]

London teacher throttled by pupil as colleagues look on unable to intervene

December 28, 2008:

We are grateful to NFPS (National Federation for Personal Safety) for bringing this article to our attention.  This story also appears in the Daily Mail A teacher who won £250,000 compensation after a pupil tried to strangle him has criticised the apparent ‘can’t touch’ culture that exists in schools after other teaching staff initially refused to […]

Change in law on abuse urged after suicide

May 4, 2002:

Friends of a head teacher who killed himself after being accused of abusing an eight-year-old boy made an emotional appeal yesterday for names to be withheld in future until a guilty verdict.  The growing number of allegations against teachers made the change imperative because the vast majority turned out to be unfounded and malicious.  Although […]

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