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Unite launches lobbying campaign to make sure lorry drivers have decent facilities in Brexit ‘lorry parks’

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With the government planning at least four huge lorry parks in Kent to deal with post-Brexit delays, Unite has launched a campaign “to ensure that decent welfare facilities ...
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Health unions call for Christmas pay rise for 1.3m NHS workers

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GMB Royal College of Nursing UNISON Unite
Trade unions representing more than 1.3m NHS workers across the UK have today written to the Prime Minister to call for a pay rise for all NHS staff ...
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Usdaw urges shoppers to respect shop staff and follow guidelines during second lockdown

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As the nation enters a second national lockdown, shopworkers’ union Usdaw have called on shoppers to respect shop staff and follow the guidelines while they shop. In a ...
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Unions respond to the extension of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Rishi Sunak MP
Trade unions have responded to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement today of the government’s extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Chancellor Rishi Sunak today confirmed that the ...
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NEU launches campaign to include schools in national lockdown, as Unite raises concerns about school staff safety

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NEU Unite
The National Education Union has launched a campaign to include schools and colleges in the lockdown, amid fears of coronavirus transmission within schools. The UK’s largest teaching union, ...
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Unite urges Heathrow to spend “cash mountain” on employees rather than shareholders

Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) chief executive yesterday boasted that the company had a “cash mountain” in reserve to help it through the pandemic, leading to condemnation from Unite ...
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Royal College of Nursing urges members and supporters to email MP’s asking for pay rise for nurses

Fair Pay For Nursing - RCN
Royal College of Nursing
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) union has developed a template for members and supporters to email their local MP and ask the government to commit to a ...
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Rolls-Royce workers to hold three weeks of strikes after Unite calls plans to move jobs offshore an act of “industrial vandalism”

Unite Rolls-Royce strike banner
Unite members working at the Rolls-Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire had previously returned a 94% vote in favour of industrial action. Workers at Rolls-Royce’s historic factory in Barnoldswick ...
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UNISON calls for overhaul of care sector as new figures show over 100,000 workforce shortfall

elderly care
The UK’s largest union has responded to news of over 100,000 job vacancies in the care sector by saying the care system is ‘broken’ and the UK us ...
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NEU calls for action as half of England’s secondary schools send children home because of COVID-19

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The National Education Union has called on the government to take action, including a “two-week circuit breaker over half term”, as new figures show half of secondary schools ...
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