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NEU: Government has its “head in the sand” over 2021 GCSEs and A-levels

The National Education Union has accused the UK government of having it’s “head in the sand” regarding plans for next year’s GCSE and ...
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NASUWT calls for “greater clarity” from government regarding the safety of reopening schools in September

The teaching union has called on ministers to convince staff and parents that it will be safe to start the new school year ...
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GMB Unite

Unions call for all workers to be given free face masks

Trade unions say that free face masks should be made available to all workers who need to wear them, including for on the ...
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Teaching unions call for face masks to be compulsory for secondary school students

Teaching unions have urged the government to make face masks mandatory for secondary school children when schools finally reopen in September. Ministers currently ...
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Unite launches groundbreaking blacklisting case involving the Crossrail construction project

Unite the Union has launched a groundbreaking contemporary blacklisting case concerning London’s flagship Crossrail construction project. The union is working with Thompsons Solicitors ...
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easyJet protests enter their second day after ballot of Unite members

Protests by easyJet staff took place in Southend yesterday, following demonstrations in Newcastle yesterday. Tomorrow they are planning to protest at Stansted against ...
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Unions critical of government’s proposed pay rise for public sector workers

Almost 900,000 public sector workers are to get an above-inflation pay rise, but various trade unions have criticised the move for excluding many ...
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Trade unions and community groups seen as key to tacking fashion worker abuses

The COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown in Leicester has highlighted the abuses of fashion workers in the East Midlands city. A special government ...
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Unite Scotland warns 1500 airport jobs at risk of redundancy

The trade union has launched a campaign to support workers at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports. Unite Scotland has set up the campaign ...
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