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Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke becomes ambassador of the Royal College of Nursing and launches fundraising campaign

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Royal College of Nursing
Emilia Clarke, famous for her role as the ‘mother of dragons’ Daenerys Targaryen in the hit series Game of Thrones, plans to use her¬†high profile to campaign for ...
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PCS members at Acas to take industrial action over long-running dispute

More than 80% of members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) working at conciliation service Acas have voted in favour of strike action. Acas, the conciliation ...
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NEU says government has questions to answer over controversial Baseline test of four-year-olds

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Last week the government announced the preferred supplier of the proposed new Reception Baseline test, but the NEU says questions still remain over the controversial scheme. The Department ...
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UNISON accepts 2% pay rise for local government workers

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Public service union UNISON have accepted a new two-year pay deal for local government staff. The new pay deal will affect more than one million local government workers ...
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Unions accused of double standards after gender pay gap analysis

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GMB NASUWT Royal College of Nursing Unite USDAW
Despite campaigning for equal pay for years, some unions have the worst pay gaps in the UK with women paid a median hourly rate up to 42.7% less ...
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RCN urges members to accept “best pay deal in eight years” after government agrees 6.5% pay increase

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Royal College of Nursing
Nursing union the Royal College of Nursing, along with other NHS staff unions, have welcomed the agreement on NHS pay reached this week. The Royal College of Nursing ...
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NASUWT teachers in East Dunbartonshire set to strike after talks break down

Teachers set to strike at three schools in East Dunbartonshire next week over levels of bureaucracy set by school management. Members of the NASUWT teaching union at threw East ...
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NEU criticises government after new report shows number of schools in deficit is increasing

The number of state secondary schools in England falling into deficit has nearly trebled in the last four years, new research has shown. Independent think tank the Education ...
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UNISON respond to Spring Statement: “beleaguered public services remain in a dark place”

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Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered an update on the economy this week, which has been criticised by union leaders for lacking substance. The chancellor has been accused of “complacency” ...
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Unite’s Jennie Formby looks set to be Labour’s new general secretary after support from GMB

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Unite organiser Jennie Formby, whose candidacy is supported by Jeremy Corbyn’s office, looks set for a ‘coronation’ after receiving backing from GMB union to be new Labour general ...
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