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Rishi Sunak
NEU UNISON Unite USDAW

“Missed opportunity” – Unions respond to Rishi Sunak’s Budget

Trade unions have responded to today’s Budget statement by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, with some calling it a “failure”, “short-sighted” and a “missed opportunity”. Chancellor Rishi ...
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Workers Budget rally
Bectu NASUWT NEU TUC UNISON Unite USDAW

Unions hold online rally for workers’ interests ahead of tomorrow’s Budget

Trade unions are joining forces for an online rally this evening to highlight the needs of workers ahead of the Budget tomorrow. The TUC have arranged an online ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett slams Labour’s handling of Liverpool mayoral election: “Whatever message Labour is trying to send to the people of Liverpool, they can expect to get one back.”

The Labour party announced this week that it was restarting the process of selecting a mayoral candidate and that the three-women shortlist had been scrapped, but gave no ...
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COVID-19 vaccine
TUC UNISON Unite

Trade unions urge government to reject “no jab, no job” proposals from employers

Unite, Unison and TUC among unions urging the government to speak out against proposed “no jab, no job” employment contracts. Trade unions have responded to various reports of ...
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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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Hawk trainer jet at RAF Leeming
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Unite members at RAF Leeming begin three weeks of strike action in pay dispute

Unite members who work at RAF Leeming for Babcock Aerospace began three weeks of discontinuous strike action today over a disparity in shift pay. The trade union says ...
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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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COVID Christmas lockdown
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Unite fears NHS could be “overwhelmed” if COVID restrictions are relaxed over Christmas

The UK’s largest union has entered the debate regarding the Christmas COVID-19 restrictions, stating that the government has got it wrong regarding relaxing the rules over the festive ...
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British Airways planes
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British Airways cargo workers vote for strike action in Unite ‘fire and rehire’ dispute

Cargo workers at British Airways have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in the ongoing dispute over the airline’s plans change the employment terms of conditions of ...
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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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