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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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Howard Beckett tells Labour council candidates they won’t get Unite backing if they ‘act like a Tory’

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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Over 1,000 Sellafield workers strike over pay dispute

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Over 1,000 workers at the Sellafield nuclear power site in Cumbria have gone on strike due to a dispute over pay. Sellafield workers who are members of Unite ...
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Unite joins MPs’ call to strip McAlpine of Big Ben contract

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Unite the Union has backed calls from a group of MPs to strip the contract for restoration work on Big Ben from Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, and award ...
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