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Unite

Unite calls on government to take action to prevent overcrowding of buses

Unite has called on the UK government to provide funding for extra bus services and to make the wearing of face masks mandatory ...
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GMB NEU UNISON Unite

Education unions call on government to delay reopening schools

Eight major trade unions with members working in the education sector have published a joint statement calling on the government to “step back” ...
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GMB UNISON

GMB slam “mixed messages” from government regarding the easing of lockdown, and lament “horrifying” COVID-19 death figures

Unions have criticised the government’s handling of the messaging around the easing of the lockdown, with some union leaders labelling it a “recipe ...
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UNISON

UNISON launches coronavirus fund for members facing “financial and emotional difficulties”

The public service union has set up a special coronavirus response fund via its welfare charity ‘There For You’ – which aims to ...
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NASUWT NEU

Education unions join forces to tell government to exercise caution before reopening schools

Education and teaching unions from across the UK and Ireland have joined up to write letters to education ministers in England, Scotland, Wales, ...
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UNISON

UNISON launch petition demanding government “do more” over PPE for care workers

Public service union UNISON has launched an online petition that demands the government take more action to ensure adequate PPE is made available ...
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Unite

Unite to challenge the redundancy of 500 agency workers at Airbus Broughton

Unite have revealed that Airbus are set to make up to 500 agency workers redundant, after previously furloughing 3,200 of their workers. As ...
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Unite

Unite denounces British Airways redundancies as “unlawful and immoral”

British Airways’ parent company IAG yesterday announced plans to make up to 12,000 workers redundant due to the coronavirus crisis. Unite’s general secretary ...
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Unite

Unite hits out at “dangerous” return to construction sites and demands coronavirus testing is extended to construction workers

Unite the Union says the construction industry is putting the desire to build new homes ahead of workers’ safety amid the COVID-19 outbreak, ...
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