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Unpaid overtime scandal


Unite has expressed its anger and dismay after commitments to ensure that workers on the HS2 project would receive the correct overtime rates were reneged... Read More
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Legal battle lines drawn


Unite is gearing up for a legal battle with Sainsbury’s over a collective grievance by the union’s members in the long-running ‘sign or be sacked’... Read More
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‘Groundbreaking’ legal win


Unite is celebrating a groundbreaking legal victory today (December 13) after an employment appeal tribunal ordered that the engineering firm Kostal pays over £420,000 in... Read More
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Legal ‘knockout’ blow


A bogus self-employment case supported by Unite, which could set a legally binding precedent for tribunals across the UK, gets underway today (December 5) at... Read More
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Legal action threat


Unite has threatened to take legal action after staff working on Glasgow’s new waste power plant were locked out of the the site and paid... Read More
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Worst paid job in UK


Waiting tables is, according to the latest figures, the worst paid job in the UK.   The vast majority of waiters are on the minimum... Read More
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‘Harry was a giant’


Unite paid tribute to the late Harry Leslie Smith, RAF veteran, author and anti-austerity activist, at a memorial event called Remembering a Rebel, held at... Read More
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Major strides forward


Last week (February 8), thanks to Unite campaigning, Rolls-Royce took the unprecedented step of adopting the union’s period dignity charter – now, toilets at Rolls-Royce... Read More
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‘Cut to ribbons’


Unite delegate Ruth Hayes told the Labour Party conference yesterday (September 25) of the devastating impact Tory cuts have had on people up and down... Read More
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Righting past wrongs


Delegates at Unite’s policy conference last week attended a lively fringe meeting on working class miscarriages of justice, chaired by Unite assistant general secretary Gail... Read More
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‘Cut to the bone’


A “double whammy” of cuts and rising demand are pushing legal aid and advice workers to the brink and threatening the integrity of the justice... Read More
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Despair


Unite today (Friday June 16) announced that it will donate £100,000 to the Red Cross London Fire Relief appeal set up to assist the people... Read More
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Never again


“Get stuffed”.  That was the response of Boris Johnson, our present foreign secretary, when quizzed as mayor about his fire safety cuts.   In just... Read More
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