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“See you in Court” – Unite’s Howard Beckett’s message to Police Scotland after Saica Pack picket is broken up

Saica Pack Edinburgh strike
Unite
Unite members at two Saica Pack sites begun industrial action this week over a dispute about changes to their terms and conditions. Unite’s Howard Beckett has told Police ...
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Unions respond to government’s new ‘Bus Back Better’ national bus strategy

red bus in london
Unite
Unite and RMT have both issued statements responding to the government’s new £3 billion national bus strategy to make buses more frequent, cheaper, greener and easier to use. ...
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Unions respond to impact report on “sub-standard” Test and Trace programme

Nurse wearing face mask
UNISON Unite
Unite and UNISON have today criticised the government’s spending on the NHS Test and Trace programme, which was found to have had “no clear impact”. MPs today warned ...
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Unite advises bus drivers in London not to drive over-crowded buses amid Covid transmission fears

red bus in london
Unite
Unite the Union’s London bus driver members have been advised by the trade union to stop driving their bus if it becomes overcrowded in an effort to prevent ...
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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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