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Unite launches new legal action over the blacklisting of builders

workers on building site
Unite
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
USDAW
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

nurse
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

UK government houses of parliament at night
GMB PCS Unite
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
NASUWT
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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Howard Beckett tells Labour council candidates they won’t get Unite backing if they ‘act like a Tory’

Unite the Union logo
Unite
Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, issues warning to Labour candidates who fail to “act as socialists”. Howard Beckett, the assistant general secretary of Unite, has told Labour council ...
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Landmark legal case over workers rights in South Yorkshire begins

kostal uk appeal
Unite
Landmark legal case involves workers at an electrical firm who were ‘unlawfully’ induced to sign a new contract without consulting their union. The case goes back to a ...
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Uber loses appeal against drivers’ rights ruling

Uber app on phone
GMB
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 year a tribunal ruled that ...
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Education unions join forces to call for immediate 5% pay rise for teachers

Logos of education unions
NEU
The National Education Union (NEU), the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), UCAC, Voice and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) are calling for an immediate ...
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UNISON launch new satirical video attacking Government’s public sector pay cap

UNISON video still starring Stephanie Beacham
UNISON
Public service trade union UNISON has released a new satirical video exploring the Government’s attitude towards scrapping the public sector pay cap. The short film, which stars former ...
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