Rescue plan welcomed

Unite welcomes news of ‘Birch Project’ rescue plan to save businesses and jobs

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Agency workers pay victory


Employment agency workers contracted to provide refuse collection services in Sandwell, West Midlands, are being paid 100 per cent of their wages during lockdown, after... Read More
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Unite launches BA campaign


Unite will launch a major UK wide campaign today (May 22) against BA's opportunistic plans to use the COVID-19 pandemic to betray thousands of staff and the public. The company... Read More
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Heroes and zeroes


Each Friday here on UniteLIVE we highlight the heroes as well as the zeroes of the Covid-19 pandemic. The theme of Mental Health Awareness week... Read More
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It’s good to talk


At the turn of the 20th century, a new system was introduced into manufacturing in the UK. It was called piecework. An unintended consequence was... Read More
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Clarks to slash jobs


The announcement of more than 100 jobs losses at the headquarters of shoemaker Clarks in Somerset is a ‘bitter blow’ for staff and the local economy, Unite... Read More
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The Wave


From the window in my kitchen I see the field. In the early evening sky Where the golden light above the greenwood glows and the... Read More
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Unite phone buddies


At no other time in living memory have so many people been so isolated from one another for so long. Social isolation even at the... Read More
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‘Time is running out’


Unite has called on the government to urgently bring forward a “coherent strategy” for the aviation sector as a whole, as potential job losses mount... Read More
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10,000 green buses call


In towns and cities across the UK air pollution has decreased since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown as traffic congestion has eased. When lockdown... Read More
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