Len McCluskey
Unite

Battle to succeed Len McCluskey hots up as Howard Beckett confirms he intends to stand

The battle to control the Labour party’s largest affiliated trade union will soon be underway, as assistant general secretary Howard Beckett has declared ...
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NEU

NEU demands a ‘plan B’ from government for what to do if COVID-19 infections rise after schools reopen

The calls from the National Education Union come as schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland prepare to reopen in the coming days ...
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Heathrow Airport
Unite

Unite fears many Heathrow staff could be fired and re-hired on lesser terms with big pay cuts

The trade union is not ruling out a worker’s strike at the airport after Heathrow “threatened” to issue section 188 notices which would ...
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jobcentre
TUC

TUC calls on government to extend the furlough scheme after new data shows severity of job losses during the COVID-19 pandemic

TUC says “alarm bells couldn’t be ringing any louder”, after the release of the latest ONS data on unemployment shows a significant drop ...
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COVID-19 test
GMB TUC UNISON Unite USDAW

Unions warn test-and-trace will fail unless government pays wages of those forced into self-isolation

Trade unions and regional mayors have called on the government to subsidise the wages of people told to self-isolate under the test-and-trace system, ...
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BA aeroplane taking off
Unite

Unite’s Howard Beckett says thousands of loyal BA workers are being “forced out of the jobs they love”

Cabin crew, engineers and airport staff are among the British Airways employees being told whether or not they will lose their jobs. It ...
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exam desks and chairs in hall
NEU

NEU: Government has its “head in the sand” over 2021 GCSEs and A-levels

The National Education Union has accused the UK government of having it’s “head in the sand” regarding plans for next year’s GCSE and ...
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school kids in playground
NASUWT

NASUWT calls for “greater clarity” from government regarding the safety of reopening schools in September

The teaching union has called on ministers to convince staff and parents that it will be safe to start the new school year ...
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GMB Unite

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 ...
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