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Balihar Khalsa

Balihar Khalsa


Why are we still talking about this? A first-timer’s experience of the TUC Black Workers' Conference

The Windrush scandal, the 25 year anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s murder and 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King made this year’s TUC Black Workers’ conference particularly poignant. As a first time visitor to the conference, and to any trade union conference, I was intrigued to see what...


Staff shortages, fatigue and maintaining resilience are the key challenges for air traffic controllers

I work in the London Terminal Control part of NATS, the organisation that manages the UK air traffic control. London Terminal Control covers most of the airspace in and around London up to approximately 21000ft. The airspace roughly extends north to Birmingham and the East Midlands Airport and down to...