P651 Teletext 650 May24 16:00:01       ———————————————————  ———  NEWS STRIKE BUTCHERS BBC NEWS PROGRAMMES BBC news programmes were severely cut as journalists and technicians staged the first of their one-day strikes. The flagship radio current affairs programme, Today, was reduced to a five minute bulletin and the TV Breakfast News was replaced with the 1960 film, Colossus of Rhodes. The 24-hour walkout was in protest over proposed performance related pay which the unions say could mean longer hours. ——————————————————————————————————174—— Working up 652 Careers advice 654 PERSONAL FINANCE STARTS ON p540 Working Up Jobs help Careers Kick-start
P651 Teletext 651 May24 16:00:00       ———————————————————  ———  NEWS WORKERS FACE THREATS OF VIOLENCE Violent assaults and abusive behaviour are a "commonplace occurence" for many workers who deal with the public. Seventy per cent of those working in benefit offices, hospitals and public places say they have been involved in violent incidents in the last two xfars The Labour Research Department survey says health and probation workers are most at risk from violent attacks. ——————————————————————————————————274—— Working up 652 Careers advice 654 PERSONAL FINANCE STARTS ON p540 Working Up Jobs help Careers Kick-start
P651 Teletext 650 May24 16:01:05       ——————————————————— ,./ ———  NEWS CALL FOR "NEW VISION" IN INDUSTRY The Govervlfnt has been urged to offer a "new vision" for British industry with the publication of a White Paper on competitiveness. TUC general secretary John Monks said he hoped the report will take up the call for world class standards for training workers. Trade President Michael Heseltine will launch the white paper later today. ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Working up 652 Careers advice 654 PERSONAL FINANCE STARTS ON p540 Working Up Jobs help Careers Kick-start
P651 Teletext 651 May24 16:03:12       ———————————————————  ———  NEWS SUNDAY WORKING APPEAL REJECTED Employment rights campaigners are "disappointed" by a ruling which means staff cannot refuse to work on Sundays. The Keep Sunday Special campaign reaction came after a test-case appeal to the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The organisation had supported the appeal on behalf of Louise Stedman, 30, of Nottingham, who was dismissed after 22 months at travel agent Hogg Robinson ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Working up 652 Careers advice 654 PERSONAL FINANCE STARTS ON p540 Working Up Jobs help Careers Kick-start