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Howard Beckett Unite leader campaign
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Howard Beckett launches bid to become next Unite leader

Unite assistant general secretary for politics and legal formally launched his campaign to succeed Len McCluskey as the union’s general secretary. Howard Beckett last night launched his campaign ...
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Unite general secretary race kicks off as Len McCluskey officially announces his retirement

Unite the Union will choose its new general secretary by the end of this summer, as Len McCluskey formally announces retirement. The Unite general secretary election is now ...
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Transport for London halt ‘remote sign on’ for bus drivers as Unite threatens strike action

Transport for London has announced it will carry out an independent review into the controversial ‘remote sign on’ requirement that means staff start work away from the depot, ...
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Kill the Bill: Legislation “simply unacceptable”, says Howard Beckett as protests continue

Unite’s Assistant General Secretary says the new Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is “simply unacceptable” as activists continue to protests to delay the bill passing into law. ...
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Unite launches new whistle-blowing hotline for Amazon workers

The union has also launched a major advertising campaign to promote the hotline for Amazon workers in the UK and Ireland. Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union, ...
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Unite suspend London bus strikes following breakthrough in negotiations

London bus strikes that were scheduled for today were suspended after eleventh-hour negotiations produced improved offers for drivers. The planned walkout among drivers from various London bus operators ...
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“See you in Court” – Unite’s Howard Beckett’s message to Police Scotland after Saica Pack picket is broken up

Unite members at two Saica Pack sites begun industrial action this week over a dispute about changes to their terms and conditions. Unite’s Howard Beckett has told Police ...
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Unions respond to government’s new ‘Bus Back Better’ national bus strategy

Unite and RMT have both issued statements responding to the government’s new £3 billion national bus strategy to make buses more frequent, cheaper, greener and easier to use. ...
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Unions respond to impact report on “sub-standard” Test and Trace programme

Unite and UNISON have today criticised the government’s spending on the NHS Test and Trace programme, which was found to have had “no clear impact”. MPs today warned ...
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Unite advises bus drivers in London not to drive over-crowded buses amid Covid transmission fears

Unite the Union’s London bus driver members have been advised by the trade union to stop driving their bus if it becomes overcrowded in an effort to prevent ...
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