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GMB Unite

Unite’s Howard Beckett hits back at “morally wrong” BA after break down of redundancy talks

British Airways has attacked unions for rejecting formal redundancy consultations, leading to a war of words with Unite and GMB as strike fears ...
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NEU

NEU calls on government to “end child poverty” as new report suggests an extra million people will be pushed into poverty this year

New analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has found that rising unemployment is expected to push more than a million ...
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Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing publishes guidance for school nurses returning to work

School nurses have been provided with updated guidance to help protect themselves, school children and teachers from COVID-19 as schools begin to reopen. ...
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GMB UNISON Unite

Unions call for further action to protect BAME communities from coronavirus

Major unions including Unite, UNISON and GMB have called on the government to take action following a Public Health England report showing people ...
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Unite

Unite seek assurances from Nissan regarding workers at its Sunderland plant

Unite the Union has said that Nissan’s plans to impost cost-cutting measures at its Sunderland plant must not include cutting jobs, worker’s employment ...
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NEU

NEU responds to final Independent SAGE report and urges Prime Minister to delay reopening of schools

Commenting following the publication of the Independent SAGE committee’s report “When should a school reopen?”, the National Education Union have called on the ...
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GMB

GMB calls on Defra to act on “inadequate” safety guidance in the food and drink supply chain

The GMB union has called on Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) to enter into a dialogue with food producers ...
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Unite

Unite describes JCB decision to axe 1,500 jobs as a ‘slap in the face’

Unite the Union has slammed the decision taken by digger manufacturer JCB to axe 950 direct jobs and 500 agency workers, accusing them ...
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Unite

Unite’s Howard Beckett slams “cynical” and “opportunistic” BA for cutting staff wages during coronavirus pandemic

Unite’s assistant general secretary has accused British Airways of “abusing” the government’s Job Retention Scheme, describing it as a “complete betrayal of workers”. ...
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