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NASUWT NEU UNISON

Teaching unions voice concerns over full reopening of schools in September

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has today announced the government’s guidance for schools to fully reopen in September, which has led to headteachers complaining ...
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Unite

Unite warns construction workers not to risk their health due to shortage of dust masks

Construction and engineering contractor groups have raised concerns regarding a shortage of dust masks available to construction workers, leading Unite to warn employees ...
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Unite

Unite issues legal notices and calls on hotel chains to “stop the sackings”

Unite the Union has urged employers in the hospitality sector to “stop the sackings” in light of yesterday’s decision to reduce the UK’s ...
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USDAW

Usdaw voices opposition to proposed change to two-metre social distancing rule

The shopworkers’ union says the government’s proposed reduction of the two-metre social distancing rule could be “disastrous” for its members. Shopworkers’ trade union ...
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meat factory workers
Unite

Unite urges employers to do more to protect employees working in meat processing plant amid COVID-19 outbreaks

Unite the Union has called on employers to do more to improve safety measures, following several COVID-19 outbreaks in meat processing plants. The ...
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Bectu

Bectu says it is “disappointed” with government’s lack of plans to rescue theatre industry

Bectu statement comes after a comprehensive report forecast widescale job losses in the UK creative industries, including film, TV, theatre and live events. ...
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Unite

Unite calls on government to “take action now” to support UK automotive industry

Unite has urged the UK government to follow the lead of the Spanish, French and German governments who have provided support to the ...
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UNISON

UNISON urges government to tackle care worker pay deductions during coronavirus crisis

Care workers have told UNISON that they are being forced to take unpaid leave if they have to self-isolate or shield during the ...
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USDAW

Usdaw urges shoppers to “respect shopworkers”, as non-essential shops are allowed to reopen

As many shops reopen to customers today, shopworkers union Usdaw has called on shoppers to respect retail staff following a rise in reports ...
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