GMB British Gas strike
GMB

GMB launches fund to help British Gas strikers

The GMB union has launched a crowdfunder to help raise funds for British Gas workers who are currently striking in opposition to the ...
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GMB NASUWT NEU UNISON Unite

Education unions call for clarification on the use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for school supply staff

Unions including NASUWT, NEU and Unite have written to the Department for Education “to press for clarification on the operation of the Coronavirus ...
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Christina McAnea UNISON
UNISON

UNISON elects Christina McAnea as first ever female general secretary

The UK’s largest trade union has elected Christina McAnea as its new general secretary, who becomes UNISON’s first-ever female general secretary. Christina McAnea ...
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GMB British Gas strike
GMB

GMB members at British Gas begin five-day strike in ‘fire and rehire’ dispute

British Gas engineers have started a five-day strike from today (Thursday 7 January) in a dispute over new employment contracts. Thousands of British ...
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NASUWT NEU

Education unions respond to government’s “panic” announcement to stagger reopening of secondary schools

The National Education Union and NASUWT have criticised today’s announcement by the government that secondary schools should stagger students’ return after Christmas.  The ...
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COVID Christmas lockdown
Unite

Unite fears NHS could be “overwhelmed” if COVID restrictions are relaxed over Christmas

The UK’s largest union has entered the debate regarding the Christmas COVID-19 restrictions, stating that the government has got it wrong regarding relaxing ...
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NEU

National Education Union calls on government to close schools early for Christmas

Union’s call comes as it welcomes the decision of Greenwich Council today to close all of its schools early and move to online ...
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GMB British Gas vote results
GMB UNISON

GMB British Gas members protest outside Centrica HQ after rejecting pay cut

The GMB union – which represents British Gas workers – says “turkeys don’t vote for Christmas” as members vote overwhelmingly to reject Centrica’s ...
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Unite

British Airways cargo workers vote for strike action in Unite ‘fire and rehire’ dispute

Cargo workers at British Airways have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in the ongoing dispute over the airline’s plans change the ...
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