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Covid vaccine
GMB NAHT NASUWT NEU UNISON

Teaching unions say school staff should be prioritised in next phase of Covid vaccinations

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

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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workers rights
GMB UNISON Unite USDAW

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

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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GMB British Gas strike
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GMB launches fund to help British Gas strikers

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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school
GMB NASUWT NEU UNISON Unite

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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GMB British Gas strike
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GMB members at British Gas begin five-day strike in ‘fire and rehire’ dispute

British Gas engineers have started a five-day strike from today (Thursday 7 January) in a dispute over new employment contracts. Thousands of British Gas staff have walked out ...
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GMB UNISON

GMB British Gas members protest outside Centrica HQ after rejecting pay cut

The GMB union – which represents British Gas workers – says “turkeys don’t vote for Christmas” as members vote overwhelmingly to reject Centrica’s proposals to change employment contracts. ...
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“Second-rate PPE” to blame for thousands of ambulance worker COVID absences – GMB

The GMB union has found that across just six ambulance trusts in the UK, Covid-19 absences among ambulance workers hit at least 2,000 during the first week of ...
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NHS nurse
GMB Royal College of Nursing UNISON Unite

Health unions call for Christmas pay rise for 1.3m NHS workers

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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“Blunder after blunder”: GMB calls for the “immediate resignation” of Test and Trace boss Dido Harding

Health and social care workers GMB has today called for the “immediate” resignation of Tory peer and NHS Test and Trace chair Baroness Dido Harding following a series ...
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