Teaching unions call for “significant pay increase” for all teachers and school leaders

The NEU, ASCL, NAHT, UCAC and Voice unions have reiterated their call for pay rises to “address the decline in teachers’ real pay over the last ...
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Royal College of Nursing

RCN urges government action as new data shows extent of nurses leaving the profession

New data shows that over 33,000 nurses left the profession last year, triggering warnings of a “dangerous and downward spiral”. Official figures released ...
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Carillion: Trade unions call for a “national task force” to protect UK firms

The collapse of Carillion is dominating the news and political agenda this week, and today UK trade unions have urged the government to ...
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GMB claims victory in fight for ‘gig economy’ employment rights for Amazon delivery drivers

The GMB general union ha claimed another victory for workers fighting “bogus” self-employment, with a settlement that they say is worth tens of ...
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Unite warn Peugeot that closure of Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port will affect their UK sales

Unite’s leader Len McCluskey says that Unite “will not allow” Peugoet owners PSA Group “to continue to enjoy their healthy share of the ...
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Royal College of Nursing

Thousands of days lost as NHS staff sign off with stress at hospitals across Sheffield

NHS hospitals saw almost 4,000 work days lost as pressure leads to increase in staff signing off with work with stress. The NHS ...
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Unite describes decision to close Britvic site in Norwich as ‘a hammer blow’ to workers

Britvic announced late on Friday 15 December that the site in Norwich is to close – putting hundreds of jobs at risk. Hundreds ...
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PCS to hold pay protest rally outside Scottish parliament as Budget is announced

The Public and Commercial Services union is calling for more funding for public services outside the Scottish Parliament today to coincide with the ...
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NASUWT leads call to ban energy drinks in schools

One of the largest teaching unions in the UK is leading calls for schools to ban energy drinks. NASUWT – The National Association of ...
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