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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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Christina McAnea UNISON
UNISON

UNISON elects Christina McAnea as first ever female general secretary

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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GMB British Gas vote results
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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UNISON

UNISON’s higher education members reject “insulting” pay freeze proposals

UNISON members have voted overwhelmingly to reject the 0% pay offer in higher education, which effectively amounts to a pay cut in real terms. The public service union ...
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Rishi Sunak MP
NEU UNISON Unite

Trade unions respond to the Chancellor’s Spending Review

Yesterday the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Spending Review, setting out what the UK government will spend on health, education, transport and other public services next year. See ...
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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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elderly care
UNISON

UNISON calls for overhaul of care sector as new figures show over 100,000 workforce shortfall

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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Rishi Sunak Winter Economy Plan
Bectu GMB PCS UNISON Unite USDAW

Unions respond to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan

With the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme due to end on 31 October, the Chancellor today announced further economic measures to support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade ...
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GMB UNISON Unite

Unions call for priority COVID-19 testing for school staff to keep schools open and safe

UNISON, GMB and Unite have sent a joint letter to education secretary Gavin Williamson demanding the Government take action to make schools and colleges safe. Giving all school ...
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UNISON

UNISON says safety measures “must be the priority” in dealing with rising COVID-19 infection rates

UNISON, the UK’s largest union, has responded to this morning’s press briefing on the increasing COVID-19 infection rates, calling for strict social distancing measures and an effective testing ...
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