Prospect news stories
Staff working for UK air traffic control provider, NATS, will demonstrate outside the Department for Transport at 2pm on Wednesday (12 June) against plans to cut jobs and costs in air traffic control.
Alan Leighton, Prospect National Secretary, has written to The Independent newspaper in regards to their article published on 5 June on the possible closure of one of the Science Museum Group’s museums in the north of England.
The Guardian recently published a thought-provoking piece on 'conscious computing' (sometimes also called the 'slow web', though that seems to call to mind the speed of your internet connection). Anything which helps us stay in command of our always-on technology - even if it is web-based - has to be useful.
Civil servants are paying a bitter price for a reform plan that lacks strategic leadership, accountability and fair employment, Prospect's Sue Ferns says in a blog for Guardian Professional published on the eve of the first anniversary of the reforms.
Proposals to introduce charges at three museums in the north – or even close one of them – have been condemned as ‘baffling’ by Prospect, the union representing 5,000 curators, conservators and museum specialists across the UK.
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