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PCS reveal women civil service workers are worst hit by government’s “ongoing attack on pay”

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The union’s analysis of the ongoing civil service pay freeze shows that female workers have suffered the most. To mark yesterday’s day of protests against the civil service ...
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NASUWT conference told that race discrimination is still an issue for UK teachers

NASUWT’s General Secretary was addressing the union’s BME Teachers’ Consultation Conference 2018 in Birmingham yesterday. The treatment of BME (black, ethnic minority) teachers in UK schools has not improved ...
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Low apprenticeship take-up figures “very worrying for the government” says the NEU

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Teaching union responds to new figures that show the level of new apprenticeship starts is down 27% on last year. New figures published by the Department for Education ...
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GMB and Unite hail ITC ruling on Bombardier tariffs as “good news” and “sweet relief” for Northen Ireland economy

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Legal defeat for Trump administration and Boeing on import tariffs could save thousands of jobs at Bombardier’s Belfast operation. Thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland could have been ...
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Unite members to hold joint demonstration in Manchester tomorrow (Friday 26 January)

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Workers from Manchester Mears, Fujitsu and First Manchester will hold a joint demonstration in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre to raise awareness of their current industrial actions ...
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USDAW responds to Tesco restructuring “upheaval” and aims to “minimise redundancies”

Tesco aims to shed up to 1,700 jobs in new management restructuring, affecting HR, compliance and customer services departments. Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it is reducing the ...
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PCS call on MPs to invest more in “inadequately resourced” HMRC

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The Public and Commercial Services Union will call on MPs to invest in resources for HMRC in a bill committee meeting on Tuesday 23 January. The bill – Taxation (Cross-border ...
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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 seven years”. Teachers’ unions have ...
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RCN urges government action as new data shows extent of nurses leaving the profession

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

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The collapse of Carillion is dominating the news and political agenda this week, and today UK trade unions have urged the government to take action to protect Carillion ...
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