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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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Royal College of Nursing

RCN launches UK-wide survey of members on principle of relaxation of abortion laws

The Royal College of Nursing are asking their members what they think about decriminalising abortions – and plan to lobby Parliament if the ...
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PCS

PCS calls for Border Force staffing increase after “damning” MPs report

A report by the home affairs select committee has found that UK borders are not ready for Brexit, leading to calls from the ...
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NEU

NEU is “opposed” to government’s new times table tests for primary schools

Proposals for a new national times tables test were revealed by the Department of Education (DfE) today, and have already been deemed “unnecessary” ...
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UNISON

UNISON urges government to introduce ‘code of conduct’ for public sector contractors

Public service union has called for a set of principles similar to those set out in the 90’s for private companies delivering public ...
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GMB

GMB calls for “urgent reform” following “damning” Carillion evidence

Union says that this weeks evidence from Carillion directors to MPs shows that workers’ pensions were “the last thing on their minds” as ...
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