Howard Beckett Unite leader campaign
Unite

Howard Beckett launches bid to become next Unite leader

Unite assistant general secretary for politics and legal formally launched his campaign to succeed Len McCluskey as the union’s general secretary. Howard Beckett ...
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GMB

GMB says some Hermes drivers working for free for hours a day

Couriers for the delivery firm say they feel compelled to ‘muck in’ and help out with parcel sorting process in understaffed depots. Drivers ...
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Howard Beckett Unite leader campaign
Unite

Unite general secretary race kicks off as Len McCluskey officially announces his retirement

Unite the Union will choose its new general secretary by the end of this summer, as Len McCluskey formally announces retirement. The Unite ...
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Unite

Transport for London halt ‘remote sign on’ for bus drivers as Unite threatens strike action

Transport for London has announced it will carry out an independent review into the controversial ‘remote sign on’ requirement that means staff start ...
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Unite

Kill the Bill: Legislation “simply unacceptable”, says Howard Beckett as protests continue

Unite’s Assistant General Secretary says the new Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is “simply unacceptable” as activists continue to protests to delay ...
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NEU

NEU survey reveals 1 in 3 teachers plan to quit within five years

Teachers cite workload pressures and diminishing respect for the profession as the main reasons why 35% wish to leave in the next five ...
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Action on Amazon
Unite

Unite launches new whistle-blowing hotline for Amazon workers

The union has also launched a major advertising campaign to promote the hotline for Amazon workers in the UK and Ireland. Unite, Britain ...
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USDAW

Usdaw urges Boohoo to engage with the union “to help repair their reputation”

Retail sector union Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers) has urged ‘fast fashion’ giant Boohoo to engage with the union to ...
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NHS
UNISON

UNISON says Westminster government “could learn from Scotland” over NHS pay rise

UNISON has responded to the announcement that the Scottish government has made a pay offer to NHS workers, saying the Westminster government should ...
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