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Unite

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 ...
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Saica Pack Edinburgh strike
Unite

“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 ...
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Unite

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, ...
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UNISON Unite

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 ...
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red bus in london
Unite

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Rishi Sunak MP
USDAW

Usdaw writes to Rishi Sunak ahead of next week’s Budget to outline their priorities for retail recovery

The leader of shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has written to Rishi Sunak to outline the union’s key priorities for next week’s Budget on ...
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Unite

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 ...
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