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Howard Beckett tells Labour council candidates they won’t get Unite backing if they ‘act like a Tory’

Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, issues warning to Labour candidates who fail to “act as socialists”. Howard Beckett, the assistant general secretary of ...
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Unite

Landmark legal case over workers rights in South Yorkshire begins

Landmark legal case involves workers at an electrical firm who were ‘unlawfully’ induced to sign a new contract without consulting their union. The ...
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GMB

Uber loses appeal against drivers’ rights ruling

Taxi/ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling stating its drivers should be classed as workers rather than as self-employed. Last ...
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NEU

Education unions join forces to call for immediate 5% pay rise for teachers

The National Education Union (NEU), the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), UCAC, Voice and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) ...
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UNISON

UNISON launch new satirical video attacking Government’s public sector pay cap

Public service trade union UNISON has released a new satirical video exploring the Government’s attitude towards scrapping the public sector pay cap. The ...
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Over 1,000 Sellafield workers strike over pay dispute

Over 1,000 workers at the Sellafield nuclear power site in Cumbria have gone on strike due to a dispute over pay. Sellafield workers ...
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Unite joins MPs’ call to strip McAlpine of Big Ben contract

Unite the Union has backed calls from a group of MPs to strip the contract for restoration work on Big Ben from Sir ...
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