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Unite is preparing a landmark “toxic cabin air” legal case

The Unite union is currently pursuing 200 cases of its members who claim to have suffered ill health after exposure to toxic cabin ...
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Pupils and teachers at increased risk of violence in schools – says NASUWT

NASUWT general secretary Chris Keates issued the stark warning during her speech at the teaching unions’ annual conference in Glasgow last week. Teachers ...
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Government plans to tackle mental health crisis in children labelled ‘unambitious’ by NEU

National Education Union (NEU) has called the Government’s latest plans to tackle the growing mental health crisis in young people as ‘unambitious’, with ...
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GMB launches new ‘gig economy’ legal case against Hermes

Case brought by GMB follows similar legal action against Amazon and Uber regarding workers’ rights in the so-called ‘gig economy’. The GMB union ...
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Trade unions back overhaul of Westminster voting system

Trade union leaders are adding their voice to calls for Westminster to adopt proportional voting system, rather than ‘first past the post’. Trade ...
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Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke becomes ambassador of the Royal College of Nursing and launches fundraising campaign

Emilia Clarke, famous for her role as the ‘mother of dragons’ Daenerys Targaryen in the hit series Game of Thrones, plans to use ...
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PCS members at Acas to take industrial action over long-running dispute

More than 80% of members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) working at conciliation service Acas have voted in favour of ...
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NEU says government has questions to answer over controversial Baseline test of four-year-olds

Last week the government announced the preferred supplier of the proposed new Reception Baseline test, but the NEU says questions still remain over ...
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UNISON accepts 2% pay rise for local government workers

Public service union UNISON have accepted a new two-year pay deal for local government staff. The new pay deal will affect more than ...
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