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GMB Unite

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 ...
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Unite

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 ...
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Unite USDAW

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 ...
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Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing responds to new survey showing public satisfaction with NHS is falling

Nursing union has issued a response to a survey that shows the public’s satisfaction with the NHS is at it lowest level in ...
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PCS

PCS plans day of “activities” on 28 February to call for pay increase for public sector workers

Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) is calling for a 5% for public sector workers, and has arranged a day of activities on ...
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UNISON

UNISON launches new face-to-face mobile advice unit for workers in Edinburgh and the Lothians

The mobile unit – complete with an office and internet access – is designed to help thousands of workers who do not have ...
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GMB

GMB blames “Brexit effect” for Landis+Gyr’s “catastrophic” decision to move smart meter manufacturing abroad

UK’s leading manufacturer of smart gas meters, Landis+Gyr, plans to cut 288 jobs due to an increase in production costs driven by the ...
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Unite

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 ...
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USDAW

Shop workers union Usdaw elects Amy Murphy as new president

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) has elected Amy Murphy as new president following an all-member ballot. Usdaw has elected a ...
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