Yet more uncertainty

Brexit speech: no assurances for working people


First-class pay deal

Pay for thousands of Virgin Atlantic Airlines crew has taken off after constructive negotiations between Unite and Virgin delivered a pay deal worth more than... Read More

Workforce betrayed

Unite’s general secretary Len McCluskey will tell striking workers at AWE plc - the Atomic Weapons Establishment – tomorrow (January 19) that defence secretary Michael... Read More

BA strike goes on

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey and shadow chancellor John McDonnell MP will be joining British Airways’ mixed fleet cabin crew on picket lines at Heathrow... Read More

Welcome wheelchair ruling

Unite called on bus companies to put in place guidance and procedures for bus drivers following today’s (January 18) Supreme Court ruling over wheelchair spaces... Read More

Keep your pensions promises

Tomorrow, 600 workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) will start staging two 48-hour strikes this month in the long-running ‘broken promises’ pensions’ row.  ... Read More

Empowering workers

Unite has launched a powerful new online tool to help workers across Britain protect themselves from attacks on their pay following the fallout from Brexit,... Read More
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‘On the edge of collapse’

GPs, already facing unconscionable workloads working for an underfunded and understaffed NHS, were threatened by prime minister Theresa May at the weekend (January 14) with... Read More
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Hunt ‘come clean’

The cash-strapped NHS could be spending up to £15m on management consultants for advice on the secretive shake-up of the health service in England, Unite... Read More
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Credit debt blues

As millions of Britons settle back into the first few weeks of work following the festive season, we know all too well that the party’s... Read More
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‘No time to waste’  

As prime minister Theresa May continues to ignore the mounting funding problems faced by the NHS — whose ongoing crisis was most shockingly exemplified by... Read More

Decent basic rights call

Angry dock workers at Liverpool’s Seaforth container terminal working for Peel Ports have had enough and pictured today (January 13) are Unite members protesting over... Read More

Justice fight goes on

Up to 300 workers, members of Unite are continuing to take strike action today (January 13).   But in a goodwill gesture, Unite is suspending... Read More
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‘Get a grip’

The Prime Minister shrugged off the mounting NHS crisis yesterday (January 11) as a “small number” of incidents, even as 20 hospitals across England declared... Read More
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‘Sigh of relief’

Hundreds of jobs were saved after a sale was secured this week (January 11) of Coventry-based automotive parts supplier CovPress, one of the largest employers... Read More