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Unite Facebook live event

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Following on from Unite's popular Facebook Live legal Q&A event, Unite will be hosting another one Facebook Live Q&A for members in the health sector tomorrow (...

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Litany of criticism

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

“It is the right of every single worker in this country not to put themselves at risk of injury or hazard if they're going to work,” he said, noting that the la...

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Tough times for our cabbies

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Four weeks into lockdown Unite London taxi driver Jim Kelly on what it's really like for our self-employed members.

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Unite: taxi drivers in urgent financial support plea

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

“Taxi drivers are really struggling. We can’t wait until June to be paid.” That is the message being echoed by taxi drivers up and down the country, and it...

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Unite winning for workers

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Great news just in (April 21) has seen Unite save hundreds of Adecco agency workers from redundancy at world-renowned luxury car manufacturer Bentley Motors.

5 min

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Road to ruin

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Unite calls for urgent talks with transport secretary as UK taxi drivers face financial ruin

4 min

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PPE 'tsar' welcomed

Monday, April 20th, 2020

McCluskey: government heeds Unite's calls but not a minute more to waste

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National shame

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Unite believes that the government's continued lack of PPE for front line workers is a scandal.

2 min

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Ask Alys: what are my rights as a vulnerable employee?

Friday, April 17th, 2020

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Workers can't pay the price again

Friday, April 17th, 2020

After the pandemic – workers can’t pay the price again says Sharon Graham, Executive Officer, Unite the Union

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Heroes and zeroes

Friday, April 17th, 2020

UniteLive highlights the latest ‘heroes and zeroes’ amid coronavirus epidemic

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'Heart-breaking sacrifice'

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Unite honours fallen London bus workers - and demands more portections

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Cities facing crisis

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Cities reliant on aviation industry will take harder economic hit from Covid-19 crisis

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End PPE postcode lottery call

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

The postcode lottery that exists in the supply and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) must end, Unite has told the government today (April 15).

6 min

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Rainbow Bridge across the divide

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Many people from all walks of life have been putting rainbows in their windows to try and spread some joy in these difficult times and to show our love and appr...

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Let’s unite to cleanse Labour’s shame

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

The whole labour movement will be shocked by the revelations contained in the leaked report concerning how Labour HQ has handled complaints over anti-semitism o...

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Unite win for wages and clarity

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

In the first legal test of test of the government’s job retention scheme (JRS), Unite has secured clarification that the scheme can be used by companies in admi...

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Pulling out every lever

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Up to 9m workers may lose out on statutory sick pay, including those in the gig economy, agency workers or on zero hours contracts, and over seven million worke...

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