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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 ...
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USDAW calls for talks with Homebase after warnings that up to 40 UK stores could close

Up to 40 outlets of Homebase and Bunnings are at risk as owners blame a restructuring error – leading shop worker union Usdaw ...
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Nursing union backs Health Committee calls to “expand, develop and value the nursing workforce”

A new Health Committee select report has called for a reversal of the cuts to nurses’ CPD budgets, further assurances for EU staff ...
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PCS reveal women civil service workers are worst hit by government’s “ongoing attack on pay”

The union’s analysis of the ongoing civil service pay freeze shows that female workers have suffered the most. To mark yesterday’s day of ...
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NASUWT conference told that race discrimination is still an issue for UK teachers

NASUWT’s General Secretary was addressing the union’s BME Teachers’ Consultation Conference 2018 in Birmingham yesterday. The treatment of BME (black, ethnic minority) teachers in ...
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Low apprenticeship take-up figures “very worrying for the government” says the NEU

Teaching union responds to new figures that show the level of new apprenticeship starts is down 27% on last year. New figures published ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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USDAW responds to Tesco restructuring “upheaval” and aims to “minimise redundancies”

Tesco aims to shed up to 1,700 jobs in new management restructuring, affecting HR, compliance and customer services departments. Supermarket giant Tesco has ...
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