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“Missed opportunity” – Unions respond to Rishi Sunak’s Budget

Rishi Sunak
NEU UNISON Unite USDAW
Trade unions have responded to today’s Budget statement by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, with some calling it a “failure”, “short-sighted” and a “missed opportunity”. Chancellor Rishi ...
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Unions hold online rally for workers’ interests ahead of tomorrow’s Budget

Workers Budget rally
Bectu NASUWT NEU TUC UNISON Unite USDAW
Trade unions are joining forces for an online rally this evening to highlight the needs of workers ahead of the Budget tomorrow. The TUC have arranged an online ...
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Usdaw writes to Rishi Sunak ahead of next week’s Budget to outline their priorities for retail recovery

Rishi Sunak MP
USDAW
The leader of shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has written to Rishi Sunak to outline the union’s key priorities for next week’s Budget on Wednesday 3 March. Usdaw general ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett slams Labour’s handling of Liverpool mayoral election: “Whatever message Labour is trying to send to the people of Liverpool, they can expect to get one back.”

Liverpool dock area
Unite
The Labour party announced this week that it was restarting the process of selecting a mayoral candidate and that the three-women shortlist had been scrapped, but gave no ...
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NASUWT calls for teachers to be vaccinated ahead of schools reopening on 8 March

school kids in playground
NASUWT NEU UNISON
The education union has reiterated its calls for teachers and other school staff to be given priority for Covid-19 vaccinations, as the government confirms schools will fully reopen ...
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Teaching unions say school staff should be prioritised in next phase of Covid vaccinations

Covid vaccine
GMB NAHT NASUWT NEU UNISON
In a joint statement, education unions say prioritising vaccination for education staff is the best way to support national effort to reopen all settings. Education organisations and teaching ...
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Trade unions urge government to reject “no jab, no job” proposals from employers

COVID-19 vaccine
TUC UNISON Unite
Unite, Unison and TUC among unions urging the government to speak out against proposed “no jab, no job” employment contracts. Trade unions have responded to various reports of ...
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GMB tells new Amazon CEO he has an “historic opportunity” to improve working culture

Amazon webpage
GMB
GMB, the union for workers, has told the company’s new CEO he has an ‘historic opportunity’ to improve the working culture. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he ...
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Unison survey shows impact of Covid-19 pressures on mental health of hospital staff

NHS nurse
UNISON
Results of a survey published today by Unison shows health staff are suffering severe mental health problems because of the coronavirus pandemic. Health workers across the UK are ...
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NEU launches new Education Recovery Plan setting out how to reopen schools safely

school kids in playground
NEU
The UK’s largest teaching union has set out its plan to reopen schools and colleges in a safe and sustainable way. The National Education Union (NEU) has today ...
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