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Trade unions back overhaul of Westminster voting system

Trade union leaders are adding their voice to calls for Westminster to adopt proportional voting system, rather than ‘first past the post’. Trade unionists have backed calls for ...
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UNISON accepts 2% pay rise for local government workers

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

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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Unite’s Jennie Formby looks set to be Labour’s new general secretary after support from GMB

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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Unite wins “landmark legal case” on work disability discrimination

Case centred on a cafe worker who was fired from her job for taking too much sick leave after a “pre-cancer” diagnosis. A cafe worker suffering from cancer ...
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USDAW to “look closely” at new Sainsbury’s deal to increase staff wages as paid breaks and bonuses are axed

Shop workers union USDAW has welcomed the decision from Sainsbury’s to increase pay to £9.20 per hour for retail staff – making it the first UK supermarket to ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett hails “groundbreaking victory” against “bogus self-employment”

Unite assistant general secretary Howard Beckett was speaking following an Employment Appeal Tribunal in Reading. A recent ruling in the case of a worker for an NHS ‘umbrella company’ ...
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Unite reveals “wheeler dealers” to pocket huge £140m “jackpot payday” in GKN takeover

Britian’s largest union says bankers, financiers, lawyers and public relations executives stand to make millions in “debt fuelled” bid for the aerospace and automotive engineering firm GKN. Unite the ...
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GMB and Unite hail ITC ruling on Bombardier tariffs as “good news” and “sweet relief” for Northen Ireland economy

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)

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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