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Howard Beckett and Steve Turner leading the race to succeed Len McCluskey as Unite general secretary

Len McCluskey
Unite
The race to succeed Len McCluskey as Unite general secretary reaches a pivotal point this weekend, with Howard Beckett and Steve Turner competing for the endorsement of the ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett hits back at “morally wrong” BA after break down of redundancy talks

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GMB Unite
British Airways has attacked unions for rejecting formal redundancy consultations, leading to a war of words with Unite and GMB as strike fears grow. Relations between trade unions ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett slams “cynical” and “opportunistic” BA for cutting staff wages during coronavirus pandemic

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Unite
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”. Senior cabin crew workers at ...
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Unite to challenge the redundancy of 500 agency workers at Airbus Broughton

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Unite
Unite have revealed that Airbus are set to make up to 500 agency workers redundant, after previously furloughing 3,200 of their workers. As many as 500 agency workers ...
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Unite denounces British Airways redundancies as “unlawful and immoral”

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Unite
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 Len McCluskey has today denounced ...
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Workers paid via umbrella companies are eligible for furlough payments, following lobbying by Unite

Umbrella
Unite
Following lobbying by Unite, workers who are paid through an ‘umbrella’ company are now eligible for the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and can be furloughed during the ...
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British Airways staff have overwhelmingly backed coronavirus furlough deal – Unite

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Unite
Unite have confirmed that British Airways staff have voted to back the furlough deal that will see thousands paid 80% of their wages during the coronavirus shutdown. Employees ...
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Unions reveal details of British Airways furlough deal

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GMB Unite
Trade unions Unite and GMB have released details of the deal struck with British Airways to protect workers during the coronavirus crisis. British Airways has agreed that there ...
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Unite’s Howard Beckett tells aviation worker’s “we won’t fail you” in industry negotiations

Howard Beckett
Unite
Unite assistant general secretary Howard Beckett has told members working in the aviation industry that the union will “stand by them” in negotiations over redundancy pay. In a ...
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Unions react to Government’s plans to pay workers’ wages

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Unite’s Howard Beckett lead the reactions of trade unions to the Chancellor’s announcement that the government will pay 80% of workers’ wages in the fight against the coronavirus ...
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