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Teaching unions welcome decision to extend free school meals over the Easter holidays

The government has confirmed that the scheme providing shopping vouchers to families that qualify for free school meals will be extended over the ...
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Unions reveal details of British Airways furlough deal

Trade unions Unite and GMB have released details of the deal struck with British Airways to protect workers during the coronavirus crisis. British ...
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RCN say they are ‘satisfied’ with new government guidance on PPE use, but will ‘monitor’ situation

Earlier in the week, the RCN called on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to investigate shortage of PPE available in UK hospitals. ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett tells aviation worker’s “we won’t fail you” in industry negotiations

Unite assistant general secretary Howard Beckett has told members working in the aviation industry that the union will “stand by them” in negotiations ...
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Transport unions urge commuters to stay off the London Underground

As the London Underground row continues between the Prime Minister and London Mayor Sadiq Khan, transport unions have urged commuters to avoid the ...
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UNISON urges shopping centres, pubs and other businesses to provide free parking for NHS staff and care workers

NHS staff and care workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 should be provided with free parking from businesses, says ...
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Unions react to Government’s plans to pay workers’ wages

Unite’s Howard Beckett lead the reactions of trade unions to the Chancellor’s announcement that the government will pay 80% of workers’ wages in ...
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Teaching unions welcome the decision to close UK schools

Teaching unions have welcomed the decision to close schools, but have called on the government to make sure there is adequate provision for ...
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GMB calls on government step in as British Airways put 30,000 jobs at risk

The GMB union has accused BA of putting 30,000 jobs at risk, as airports across the country face closure “within weeks” due to ...
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