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GMB NEU UNISON Unite

Unions critical of government’s proposed pay rise for public sector workers

Almost 900,000 public sector workers are to get an above-inflation pay rise, but various trade unions have criticised the move for excluding many key workers. In announcing the ...
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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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NASUWT NEU UNISON

Teaching unions voice concerns over full reopening of schools in September

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has today announced the government’s guidance for schools to fully reopen in September, which has led to headteachers complaining of “mind-boggling” practical difficulties and ...
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UNISON

UNISON urges government to tackle care worker pay deductions during coronavirus crisis

Care workers have told UNISON that they are being forced to take unpaid leave if they have to self-isolate or shield during the COVID-19 pandemic. UNISON has called ...
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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 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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UNISON There For You coronavirus fund
UNISON

UNISON launches coronavirus fund for members facing “financial and emotional difficulties”

The public service union has set up a special coronavirus response fund via its welfare charity ‘There For You’ – which aims to help members who are struggling ...
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UNISON

UNISON launch petition demanding government “do more” over PPE for care workers

Public service union UNISON has launched an online petition that demands the government take more action to ensure adequate PPE is made available to care workers during the ...
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UNISON

Public service workers join UNISON in record numbers during coronavirus crisis

The public service union UNISON has seen record numbers of new members joining during the coronavirus crisis, with the union saying public service workers are increasingly seeking “support ...
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