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PCS to hold pay protest rally outside Scottish parliament as Budget is announced

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

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One of the largest teaching unions in the UK is leading calls for schools to ban energy drinks. NASUWT – The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers ...
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National Education Union responds to “disappointing” EPI report on disparity in primary schools

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A new report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) has drawn a critical response from the National Education Union (NEU). The new report by the EPI titled English Education: ...
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UNISON calls for public sector pay rise as UK inflation hits six-year high

Rising food, transport and clothing costs have helped inflation rise to 3.1% – the highest level for six years. Public sector union UNISON has called for a pay ...
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GMB “fighting” for ASDA workers after supermarket chain announce over 800 could face pay cut or redundancy

The GMB union have issued a statement to say they will be making sure their members’ voices are heard ‘loud and clear’ as they work to minimise proposed ...
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Unite launches new legal action over the blacklisting of builders

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Union’s case follows a £10m payout last year and names four men who chaired an organisation that monitored construction workers. Unite the Union is seeking compensation for over ...
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Usdaw confirms 24-hour stoppage at Scotbeef after workers reject latest pay rise offer

Scotbeef factory in Queenslie Glasgow
Members of Usdaw working at Scotbeef will hold a 24-hour stoppage on Tuesday 19 December, after they rejected the latest offer of a 1.7% pay rise linked with ...
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New survey reveals stresses felt by nurses over pay and money worries

Royal College of Nursing
New poll shows nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, borrow money from friends and take on extra hours in order to supplement their wages. The ...
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Unions join forces to reject latest proposals to cut civil service redundancy pay

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PCS, along with GMB, Unite and POA, have jointly pledged to reject he Government’s latest proposals to cut the redundancy pay of civil service workers. The government must ...
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NASUWT criticises Chancellor after Budget fails to address teacher’s pay

Philip Hammond Chancellor
Teachers’ union not happy that the Chancellor failed to address the rising problem of teacher’s pay in last week’s Budget. The General Secretary of NASUWT, Chris Keates, has ...
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