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Misery continues at airports across UK with passengers stuck in long queues

Metro UK 25 Jun 2022
Airport queues continue across major airports (Pictures ... 700 members of staff are set to walk out during the peak travel period, which runs from mid-July to the beginning of September ... Twitter / @DrGBuckingham) ... ‘GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures ... Bav Media).
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Georgians react to the abortion ruling, some say it’s time to mobilize and strategize

Atlanta Journal 24 Jun 2022
There is more of a travel risk for survivors might not have immigration status based on being trafficked or abused " The ruling, she said, “could be another barrier to many survivors leaving an abusive relationship or for girls who are survivors of incest and sexual assault.” ... Georgia officials botched abuse investigation into children’s ministry.
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British Airways strike: How could industrial action affect flights from Heathrow?

Irish Independent 24 Jun 2022
BA has offered a one-off payment of 10 per cent this year, but the workers want the cash restored into their basic pay.Nadine Houghton, GMB national officer, said the 10 per cent was “stolen from them last year” and that “bosses’ pay has ...
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The Supreme Court throwing out abortion rights could undo much of women's economic progress since ...

Business Insider 24 Jun 2022
That means in a post-Roe future, some women seeking abortions would have to travel far distances to obtain one ... Affluent women who can travel, will travel. Only women with certain levels of economic resources will be able to travel."'Poorer, stuck with abusive partners, and less bonded with their children'.
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British Airways ground staff vote for strikes at Heathrow this summer

Spanish News Today 24 Jun 2022
Check-in staff and ground-handling crew are demanding a wage increase ... "GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures ... BA is just the latest airline to add to the travel chaos that has been plaguing airports for months and spoiling holiday plans for thousands ... .
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Fury as boss of chaos hit Birmingham Airport receives 49% pay rise: Chief executive's wage ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jun 2022
Fury erupted today as it emerged a 49% pay rise awarded to the chief executive of Birmingham Airport, despite a summer of travel woes ... The airport has been seeking to refill roles since air travel resumed ... 'GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures.
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Stay away from the SEASIDE! Rail firms warn strikes will restrict Saturday services while lines ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jun 2022
Operators are telling passengers they should 'only travel by train if necessary' and to check their journey in advance ... GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures ... Speaking to reporters travelling with him in Rwanda, he said.
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Summer HELL-idays! Chaos at Manchester, Bristol and Birmingham where check-in queue stretches 'THREE lengths of ...

The Daily Mail 24 Jun 2022
Train services will continue to be disrupted today because of a deadlocked dispute over jobs, pay and conditions - which has caused travel chaos all week ... Speaking to reporters travelling with him in Rwanda, he said ... 'GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures.
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Travellers ‘suffer overt racism from gardai and judges’

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Jun 2022
Travellers experience discrimination and abuse at the hands of gardai and the judiciary, a study has found, with researchers concluding that the ethnic minority group ...
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Travellers racially abused by gardaí and treated like ‘lowest of the low’, according to report

Irish Independent 23 Jun 2022
... care’”.Some reported gardaí not taking statements from victims, or failing to follow up on or investigate reports.The research also found that a fear of or lack of trust in gardaí was having an effect on domestic abuse survivors in the Travelling community.
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British Airways staff at London's Heathrow vote to strike over pay

Reuters 23 Jun 2022
"GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures.". Meanwhile, demand for air travel showed little sign of slowing as Heathrow separately on Thursday raised its forecast for annual passenger numbers to 54.4 million from 53 million previously.
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British Airways staff at Heathrow vote to strike this summer

The National 23 Jun 2022
The union warned of “massive disruption” to travel over the coming months ... is not reached, giving rise to fears of a summer of travel chaos in Britain ... “GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures.
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Building a farmer-friendly future: Q&A with CROWDE’s Yohanes Sugihtonugroho

Mongabay 23 Jun 2022
But in reality, Yohanes says, farmers are still subjected to a system that mistreats them, from high occurrences of fraudulent investments, safety issues, unfair trading practices, to other abuses for little pay. After spending three months traveling from village to village and ...
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British Airways Workers At Heathrow Vote To Strike

Huffington Post 23 Jun 2022
British Airways workers based at Heathrow have voted in favour of strikes in a dispute over pay, the GMB and Unite have unions announced. The unions said holidaymakers face disruption, warning of a summer of strikes ... “GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures ... .
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British Airways workers vote to strike in pay dispute

AOL 23 Jun 2022
British Airways workers based at Heathrow have voted to strike in a dispute over pay. Members of the GMB and Unite backed industrial action. The unions said holidaymakers face disruption, warning of a summer of strikes ... “GMB members at Heathrow have suffered untold abuse as they deal with the travel chaos caused by staff shortages and IT failures ... .

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