Workers’ rights under threat

Government drawing up plans to water down workers’ rights just two weeks post-Brexit, reports reveal

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‘We’re having nightmares’


As Covid-19 cases, hospitalisations and deaths surge across the UK, hospital staff are struggling to cope, with hospitals being overwhelmed by patients. Unite rep and... Read More
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Request denied


An overwhelming majority of working mums who have requested furlough to homeschool their children have been denied, a shocking new survey has revealed. The poll,... Read More
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Norwegian Air job losses


More than 1,000 redundancies of Norwegian Air staff based at Gatwick are ‘another devastating blow’ for the airport’s workers, the local community and the aviation... Read More
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Never give up


Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick workers, Unite members, celebrated victory today (January 14) after they voted to accept a deal struck by Unite that secures jobs at risk... Read More
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Groundbreaking deal


The Rolls-Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, has been saved and with it 350 jobs and a community protected from ruin, thanks to a groundbreaking deal... Read More
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‘Beacon of hope’


When workers at Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick first set out in September to save their jobs and their historic site then under threat, they knew the road... Read More
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‘Incredibly frightening’


As Covid-19 cases, hospitalisations and deaths now soar to record levels - exceeding even the height of the first wave of the pandemic -- Unite... Read More
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Wage theft scandal


An urgent investigation into allegations that the owner of Lunar Automotive in Preston has not paid his workforce to the tune of about £170,000 while... Read More
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Hello, Goodbye


Platforms abuzz. For pole position passengers jostle. Eyes reveal a mix of nervousness and hesitation. An eruption of joy. Hands grasped. Fingers entwined. Clinging tightly.... Read More
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‘Do the right thing’


When schools were suddenly shut in England last week after the government faced mounting pressure to take action to stop the spread of Covid-19, millions... Read More
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