Fighting for the living – London Hazard 107 out now!

Stories include: Workers Memorial Day Report

 

 

Len McCluskey at the Building Worker statue 28th April 2013

Len McCluskey at the Building Worker statue 28th April 2013

 

Russia Keep your deadly asbestos in the ground. Protest at the Russian Embassy 26th April.

 

Protest outside Russian embassy

Protest outside Russian embassy

 

Pleural plaques

New developments show that pleural plaques may be a factor in the development of mesothelioma.

Asbestos Bill

Watered down Mesothelioma Bill disappoints campaigners.

Londoners will wait twice as long for an engine if cuts go ahead

Things to do

  • E-petition here:
  • http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/41043
  • Follow @LondonFBU on Twitter for regular campaign updates.
  • Log on to: london-fire.gov.uk/lsp5.asp to take part in the public consultation. Encourage family and friends to participate too. The consultation ends on 17th June so there is still time to respond. It is long & offputting so if need be go to Question 24 and DISAGREE!

Factsheet: Long hours, fatigue, overwork

According to the 2011 Census, Londoners are more likely to work longer hours than the national average and more likely to work in jobs requiring working 49 hours or more, 15.9%, compared to 13.3% nationally, of the 4.4 million economically active in London. The 2011 Labour Force Survey, showed those in construction generally work the longest hours.

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