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Unite reveals “wheeler dealers” to pocket huge £140m “jackpot payday” in GKN takeover

Britian’s largest union says bankers, financiers, lawyers and public relations executives stand to make millions in “debt fuelled” bid for the aerospace and automotive engineering firm GKN. Unite the ...
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GMB and Unite hail ITC ruling on Bombardier tariffs as “good news” and “sweet relief” for Northen Ireland economy

Legal defeat for Trump administration and Boeing on import tariffs could save thousands of jobs at Bombardier’s Belfast operation. Thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland could have been ...
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Unite members to hold joint demonstration in Manchester tomorrow (Friday 26 January)

Workers from Manchester Mears, Fujitsu and First Manchester will hold a joint demonstration in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre to raise awareness of their current industrial actions ...
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Carillion: Trade unions call for a “national task force” to protect UK firms

The collapse of Carillion is dominating the news and political agenda this week, and today UK trade unions have urged the government to take action to protect Carillion ...
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Unite warn Peugeot that closure of Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port will affect their UK sales

Unite’s leader Len McCluskey says that Unite “will not allow” Peugoet owners PSA Group “to continue to enjoy their healthy share of the UK market”. Len McCluskey, the ...
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Unite describes decision to close Britvic site in Norwich as ‘a hammer blow’ to workers

Britvic announced late on Friday 15 December that the site in Norwich is to close – putting hundreds of jobs at risk. Hundreds of food processing jobs were ...
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Unite launches new legal action over the blacklisting of builders

Union’s case follows a £10m payout last year and names four men who chaired an organisation that monitored construction workers. Unite the Union is seeking compensation for over ...
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Unions join forces to reject latest proposals to cut civil service redundancy pay

PCS, along with GMB, Unite and POA, have jointly pledged to reject he Government’s latest proposals to cut the redundancy pay of civil service workers. The government must ...
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Howard Beckett tells Labour council candidates they won’t get Unite backing if they ‘act like a Tory’

Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, issues warning to Labour candidates who fail to “act as socialists”. Howard Beckett, the assistant general secretary of Unite, has told Labour council ...
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Landmark legal case over workers rights in South Yorkshire begins

Landmark legal case involves workers at an electrical firm who were ‘unlawfully’ induced to sign a new contract without consulting their union. The case goes back to a ...
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