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Unions call for all workers to be given free face masks

Trade unions say that free face masks should be made available to all workers who need to wear them, including for on the daily commute. Surgical-grade protective face ...
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Unite launches groundbreaking blacklisting case involving the Crossrail construction project

Unite the Union has launched a groundbreaking contemporary blacklisting case concerning London’s flagship Crossrail construction project. The union is working with Thompsons Solicitors in support of Daniel Collins, ...
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easyJet protests enter their second day after ballot of Unite members

Protests by easyJet staff took place in Southend yesterday, following demonstrations in Newcastle yesterday. Tomorrow they are planning to protest at Stansted against proposed job losses at the ...
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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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Unite Scotland warns 1500 airport jobs at risk of redundancy

The trade union has launched a campaign to support workers at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports. Unite Scotland has set up the campaign as it argued that Scottish ...
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Howard Beckett and Steve Turner leading the race to succeed Len McCluskey as Unite general secretary

The race to succeed Len McCluskey as Unite general secretary reaches a pivotal point this weekend, with Howard Beckett and Steve Turner competing for the endorsement of the ...
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Unite warns construction workers not to risk their health due to shortage of dust masks

Construction and engineering contractor groups have raised concerns regarding a shortage of dust masks available to construction workers, leading Unite to warn employees against working without adequate protection. ...
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Unite issues legal notices and calls on hotel chains to “stop the sackings”

Unite the Union has urged employers in the hospitality sector to “stop the sackings” in light of yesterday’s decision to reduce the UK’s social distancing rule from 2m ...
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Unite urges employers to do more to protect employees working in meat processing plant amid COVID-19 outbreaks

Unite the Union has called on employers to do more to improve safety measures, following several COVID-19 outbreaks in meat processing plants. The UK’s largest union, Unite, has ...
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Unite calls on government to “take action now” to support UK automotive industry

Unite has urged the UK government to follow the lead of the Spanish, French and German governments who have provided support to the automotive sector during the coronavirus ...
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