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Raytheon makes a bold acquisition to diversify from core defense markets

By John Caucis, Senior Analyst and Public Sector Practice Manager; Sebastian Lagana, Senior Analyst; and Jane Wright, Senior Analyst and Engagement Managed

Raytheon will leverage Websense and other recent security acquisitions to penetrate the commercial market… 2,136 more words


Forget Torygraphs fake letters.Heres 3 real letters from NHS Doctors, Firefighters & the Police

The Telegraph printed a letter from ‘5000 independent Small businesses’ supporting The Conservatives  ‘Long term economic’ plan.

But the Political Scrapbook blog has learnt ‘That the full letter from business owners on Telegraph website contains metadata showing it was authored by CONSERVATIVE CENTRE HQ and… 1,226 more words

UK Politics

Weekend News & Commentary — April 25-26

According to Reuters “truckers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will vote on Saturday whether to go on strike, organizers said, in a move that could revive labor tensions at the nation’s busiest cargo hub as it recovers from a crippling dockworkers dispute.”  Truckers are demanding to be allowed the right to collectively bargain as employees, not independent contractors exempt from protections, and the outcome of the dispute has widespread implications for the trucking industry in Southern California.  763 more words

On Labor

Atheism is a religion

I’m very concerned about the current approach in the UK to ‘religion’. The attitude is now veering strongly towards the concept of not allowing people to talk about their religious beliefs during their professional lives. 253 more words

Unions Brace for Battle Over Sick Days

A public sector union representing 55,000 workers has issued a scathing message to its members slamming the federal budget, chiefly its assertion that big bucks would be saved by revamping the federal employees’ sick day system. 629 more words


Another empty promise from the Liberal Democrats

Commenting on the Liberal Democrats’ statement on public service workers pay, Chris Keates General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers union in the UK… 162 more words