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NASUWT criticises Chancellor after Budget fails to address teacher’s pay

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

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

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

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 ...
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Education unions join forces to call for immediate 5% pay rise for teachers

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

Public service trade union UNISON has released a new satirical video exploring the Government’s attitude towards scrapping the public sector pay cap. The ...
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Over 1,000 Sellafield workers strike over pay dispute

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

Unite the Union has backed calls from a group of MPs to strip the contract for restoration work on Big Ben from Sir ...
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