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GMB tells new Amazon CEO he has an “historic opportunity” to improve working culture

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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

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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

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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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Unions join forces to warn government they will fight “tooth and nail” to protect workers’ rights

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Unite, GMB and Unison are among the group of 12 major trade unions calling on the Prime Minister to protect rights such as the 48-hour working week following ...
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NEU says teachers ‘almost twice as likely to get coronavirus’, as the union launches new Remote Education Hub

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The NEU has called for an investigation into its new figures that suggest that school staff are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19. The UK’s biggest teaching union ...
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Unite members at RAF Leeming begin three weeks of strike action in pay dispute

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Unite members who work at RAF Leeming for Babcock Aerospace began three weeks of discontinuous strike action today over a disparity in shift pay. The trade union says ...
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Unions urge government to maintain £20 uplift in Universal Credit

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The NEU and PCS have both called on the government to maintain the current £20 increase in Universal Credit beyond the 31 March deadline. The Labour Party will ...
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GMB launches fund to help British Gas strikers

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The GMB union has launched a crowdfunder to help raise funds for British Gas workers who are currently striking in opposition to the company’s controversial ‘fire and rehire’ ...
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Education unions call for clarification on the use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for school supply staff

Unions including NASUWT, NEU and Unite have written to the Department for Education “to press for clarification on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) during ...
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UNISON elects Christina McAnea as first ever female general secretary

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The UK’s largest trade union has elected Christina McAnea as its new general secretary, who becomes UNISON’s first-ever female general secretary. Christina McAnea will lead UNISON after winning ...
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