Nissan
Unite

Unite seek assurances from Nissan regarding workers at its Sunderland plant

Unite the Union has said that Nissan’s plans to impost cost-cutting measures at its Sunderland plant must not include cutting jobs, worker’s employment ...
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school kids in playground
NEU

NEU responds to final Independent SAGE report and urges Prime Minister to delay reopening of schools

Commenting following the publication of the Independent SAGE committee’s report “When should a school reopen?”, the National Education Union have called on the ...
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food processing factory
GMB

GMB calls on Defra to act on “inadequate” safety guidance in the food and drink supply chain

The GMB union has called on Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to enter into a dialogue with food producers ...
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JCB yellow digger
Unite

Unite describes JCB decision to axe 1,500 jobs as a ‘slap in the face’

Unite the Union has slammed the decision taken by digger manufacturer JCB to axe 950 direct jobs and 500 agency workers, accusing them ...
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BA aeroplane taking off
Unite

Unite’s Howard Beckett slams “cynical” and “opportunistic” BA for cutting staff wages during coronavirus pandemic

Unite’s assistant general secretary has accused British Airways of “abusing” the government’s Job Retention Scheme, describing it as a “complete betrayal of workers”. ...
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red bus in london
Unite

Unite calls on government to take action to prevent overcrowding of buses

Unite has called on the UK government to provide funding for extra bus services and to make the wearing of face masks mandatory ...
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school kids in playground
GMB NEU UNISON Unite

Education unions call on government to delay reopening schools

Eight major trade unions with members working in the education sector have published a joint statement calling on the government to “step back” ...
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GMB UNISON

GMB slam “mixed messages” from government regarding the easing of lockdown, and lament “horrifying” COVID-19 death figures

Unions have criticised the government’s handling of the messaging around the easing of the lockdown, with some union leaders labelling it a “recipe ...
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UNISON There For You coronavirus fund
UNISON

UNISON launches coronavirus fund for members facing “financial and emotional difficulties”

The public service union has set up a special coronavirus response fund via its welfare charity ‘There For You’ – which aims to ...
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