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David Miliband charity pushes ‘white supremacy culture’, workers allege

International Rescue Committee hires law firm to review internal policies as leadership accused of ‘belittling and gaslighting’ staffThe International Rescue Committee reinforces “white supremacy culture”, staff have alleged, with the aid organization subsequently hiring a law firm to review its policies relating to discrimination, harassment and retaliation,...

Does the left now stand a chance in the Unite leadership election? | Sienna Rodgers

The leftwing vote is no longer so stretched with the withdrawal of Howard Beckett, but that doesn’t mean it is in the bagThe election for general secretary at the trade union Unite has the potential to dramatically reshape the labour movement and the left in Britain – and it has just been shaken up with a last-minute candidate withdrawal. Howard Beckett,...

English councils refuse six in 10 requests for Covid self-isolation pay

Exclusive: unions say one of key policies to limit virus spread is ‘failing’ in face of rising infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAlmost two-thirds of workers in England seeking grants to help them self-isolate are being refused help, sparking warnings from trade unions that a key policy to limit Covid-19 is “failing”...

Workers must be given right to do jobs from home, says Labour

Exclusive: employers should not be able to ‘dictate terms’ when guidance to work from home lifted, says Angela RaynerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorkers must be given a right to do their jobs from home, Labour has demanded as it piled pressure on the government not to let its consultation on flexible working be kicked...

Keir Starmer’s communications chief Ben Nunn to leave role

Longstanding aide, who played a key role in Labour leadership campaign, departs team in shake-upKeir Starmer’s executive director of communications and longstanding aide Ben Nunn is to leave his post, as part of a shake-up of the Labour leader’s team.Nunn, 33, who lives in Starmer’s north London constituency, has worked with him since he was shadow...

Martin Rowson on Tories’ ‘blue wall’ byelection trouble – cartoon

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UK faces chilled food shortage over summer, logistics industry warns

Shortage of HGV drivers and workers exacerbated by Brexit and Covid is creating ‘real crisis of food supplies’Chilled food will struggle to reach some shops in the UK this summer, logistics organisations have warned, due to a lack of drivers and production workers.A chronic shortage of HGV drivers, exacerbated by Brexit and Covid, is now running into...

Taoiseach calls for calm in Northern Ireland after Edwin Poots resigns

Micheál Martin says maintaining stability is important as Democratic Unionist party seeks new leaderThe Irish government has appealed for “calm heads” in Northern Ireland as the Democratic Unionist party (DUP) seeks a new leader to replace Edwin Poots following his dramatic resignation after just three weeks in the role.Northern Ireland had experienced...

Senior Tories warn Boris Johnson ‘blue wall’ is at risk after byelection defeat

PM’s planning reform blamed for shock loss of Chesham and AmershamSenior Conservatives have warned Boris Johnson a swathe of seats in the “blue wall” across the south of England could be at risk, as his party was gripped by recriminations in the aftermath of the Liberal Democrats’ shock victory in the Chesham and Amersham byelection.Downing Street came...

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