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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PCS call on MPs to invest more in “inadequately resourced” HMRC

The Public and Commercial Services Union will call on MPs to invest in resources for HMRC in a bill committee meeting on Tuesday 23 ...
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Teaching unions call for “significant pay increase” for all teachers and school leaders

The NEU, ASCL, NAHT, UCAC and Voice unions have reiterated their call for pay rises to “address the decline in teachers’ real pay over the last ...
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RCN urges government action as new data shows extent of nurses leaving the profession

New data shows that over 33,000 nurses left the profession last year, triggering warnings of a “dangerous and downward spiral”. Official figures released ...
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Carillion: Trade unions call for a “national task force” to protect UK firms

The collapse of Carillion is dominating the news and political agenda this week, and today UK trade unions have urged the government to ...
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