Zero Hours Doesn’t Mean Zero Rights

Zero hours doesn’t mean zero rights – that’s the message from Britain’s biggest Trade Union to Cumbrian workers. With increasing numbers of staff in our care homes, hospitals and social care facing a casualisation of hours after almost a decade of cuts, public service union UNISON are calling on ‘as and when’ workers to get […]

Modern Slavery

A potential victim of Modern Slavery was rescued from a shed in Cumbria last week where it is suspected he had lived for 40 years.  Officers from the Gang Masters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) were supported by officers from Constabulary, the National Crime Agency and Housing Officers to bring the victim to safety.  Arrests […]