The first face-to-face talks between the boss of Southern Rail and the leader of the RMT union are to be held on Wednesday in an attempt to resolve the six-month-long dispute.
John McDonnell has accused Labour’s general secretary, Iain McNicol, of directing a “rigged purge” of party members, aimed at weeding out Corbyn voters.
Lloyds Banking Group is facing a legal challenge to close the gap in pensions for its female staff.
Jeremy Corbyn would require companies with more than 250 employees to accept new industrial laws under which they would have to recognise a specific union with which to bargain over pay.
Labour has been plunged into its “greatest crisis for generations” as a leadership bid was launched against Jeremy Corbyn and its biggest union donor waged war on the party’s deputy leader.
Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet has agreed to back formal peace negotiations between the warring factions of the Labour party to try to prevent all-out war.