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National Education Union responds to “disappointing” EPI report on disparity in primary schools

A new report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) has drawn a critical response from the National Education Union (NEU). The new report ...
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UNISON calls for public sector pay rise as UK inflation hits six-year high

Rising food, transport and clothing costs have helped inflation rise to 3.1% – the highest level for six years. Public sector union UNISON ...
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GMB “fighting” for ASDA workers after supermarket chain announce over 800 could face pay cut or redundancy

The GMB union have issued a statement to say they will be making sure their members’ voices are heard ‘loud and clear’ as ...
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Unite launches new legal action over the blacklisting of builders

Union’s case follows a £10m payout last year and names four men who chaired an organisation that monitored construction workers. Unite the Union ...
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Usdaw confirms 24-hour stoppage at Scotbeef after workers reject latest pay rise offer

Members of Usdaw working at Scotbeef will hold a 24-hour stoppage on Tuesday 19 December, after they rejected the latest offer of a ...
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New survey reveals stresses felt by nurses over pay and money worries

New poll shows nurses have been forced to take out payday loans, borrow money from friends and take on extra hours in order ...
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Unions join forces to reject latest proposals to cut civil service redundancy pay

PCS, along with GMB, Unite and POA, have jointly pledged to reject he Government’s latest proposals to cut the redundancy pay of civil ...
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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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