‘One death is one too many’

Unite joins the world in remembering fallen workers

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May Day solidarity


As workers across the world prepare to gather on May Day (Monday May 1), Unite's international director Simon Dubbins explains why now, more than ever,... Read More
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Only point of contact


Health visitors play a vital role in identifying domestic slavery victims, a community nursing organisation has said.   The Institute for Health Visiting (IHV) said... Read More
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Ringfence the budget


Prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) in June’s general election will be invited to see the work community nurses do on a daily basis as part of... Read More
Workers' Memorial Day

Work till you drop


Punishing long hours’ culture in many professional kitchens is putting the mental and physical health of chefs in London at risk, a snapshot survey by... Read More
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Window makers strike


Workers at Sierra Windows in Paignton, Devon started a 48-hour strike today (April 26) in a dispute over pay and an imposed change to shift... Read More
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Jobs come first


Labour’s Brexit plan has been unveiled during a general election campaign speech by Sir Keir Starmer.   The shadow Brexit secretary said yesterday (April 25)... Read More
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Acknowledge our proposals


Pension proposals by workers at AWE plc - the Atomic Weapons Establishment - to break the logjam in their long-running pensions’ dispute have been ignored,... Read More
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Fight for the living


Friends and families who have lost loved ones to workplace fatalities are having to wait an agonising 3 years 4 months to secure justice ,... Read More
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Food bank Britain


As families already struggling under a generation of austerity are doubly hit by the introduction of Universal Credit, food bank use has skyrocketed and now... Read More
Workers' Memorial Day

Never forget


In part 2 of our series in the run-up to International Workers' Memorial Day on Friday (April 28), UNITElive hears from Andy Wilson, Unite senior... Read More
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Inspiring other workers


Unite the union has congratulated Wood Group shop stewards who have won this year’s STUC Organising Award – and said their example will inspire other... Read More