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GMB Royal College of Nursing UNISON

Unions respond to government’s “shambolic” and “disastrous” new immigration system

Several unions have responded to the government’s new post-Brexit immigration policy with condemnation, describing it as “shambolic” and “disastrous”. The government today revealed its new immigration policy, which ...
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GMB Unite

Unite’s Howard Beckett hits back at “morally wrong” BA after break down of redundancy talks

British Airways has attacked unions for rejecting formal redundancy consultations, leading to a war of words with Unite and GMB as strike fears grow. Relations between trade unions ...
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GMB UNISON Unite

Unions call for further action to protect BAME communities from coronavirus

Major unions including Unite, UNISON and GMB have called on the government to take action following a Public Health England report showing people from ethnic minorities are at ...
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GMB

GMB calls on Defra to act on “inadequate” safety guidance in the food and drink supply chain

The GMB union has called on Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to enter into a dialogue with food producers and unions to address the ...
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GMB NEU UNISON Unite

Education unions call on government to delay reopening schools

Eight major trade unions with members working in the education sector have published a joint statement calling on the government to “step back” from its plan for a ...
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GMB UNISON

GMB slam “mixed messages” from government regarding the easing of lockdown, and lament “horrifying” COVID-19 death figures

Unions have criticised the government’s handling of the messaging around the easing of the lockdown, with some union leaders labelling it a “recipe for chaos”. Boris Johnson has ...
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GMB

GMB says worker safety must be “the overriding priority” as HS2 construction gets green light

GMB has responded to the government’s announcement that HS2 has been given the go-ahead, stating that the safety of construction workers should be the ‘priority’ – including social ...
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GMB Unite

Unions reveal details of British Airways furlough deal

Trade unions Unite and GMB have released details of the deal struck with British Airways to protect workers during the coronavirus crisis. British Airways has agreed that there ...
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GMB

GMB calls on government step in as British Airways put 30,000 jobs at risk

The GMB union has accused BA of putting 30,000 jobs at risk, as airports across the country face closure “within weeks” due to the coronavirus pandemic. GMB – ...
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GMB NEU PCS UNISON USDAW

What the unions made of this week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his first Budget this week – amid a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, issues concerning Statutory Sick Pay, an interest rate drop and low ...
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