Mark Serwotka on sacked PCS rep Candy Udwin

Earlier today PCS Union General Secretary Mark Serwotka has written about the long running dispute at the National Gallery which has culminated in the dismissal of PCS rep Candy Udwin on the Peoples Assembly website. PCS does have questions to answer on the support it offers to victimised reps but here I entirely and unreservedly … Continue reading Mark Serwotka on sacked PCS rep Candy Udwin

Socialist Party Comes Out Against the Postponement of Elections!!!

Facing Reality

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From the CWI website, February 2015 

“We of the Socialist Party …………. condemn the recent postponement of the 2015 …….elections ……….. We hold that it completely begs the question for ….. to postpone the elections by six weeks on the basis of the ……….! We condemn the………. interfere in the electoral process.

We view the empty arguments employed in postponing the elections as a deep reflection of the ineffectiveness of the …………………………….. We demand that the elections should be held in spite of the fact that the failure of the labour movement leadership to form and build a formidable mass working people political alternative ……….. we are totally opposed to any erosion of the democratic rights of the working people, including their suffrage rights under any guise. We are strongly opposed to any strategy……….. to compromise the elections in a bid to extend its tenure …………

We call on…

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Choice of Decision Maker made Dismissal Unfair

I referred to the case of Thomson v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust about a week ago in respect of disability related misconduct dismissals. The case has been more widely reported in respect of its unfair dismissal findings, however. The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, which is intended to provide "basic … Continue reading Choice of Decision Maker made Dismissal Unfair