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UniteLive stories of the year - The 'TikTok recruiters'

Sunday, December 24th, 2023

Sometimes you have to think outside the box

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UniteLive stories of the year - Equalities 'part of the fabric of our union'

Saturday, December 23rd, 2023

UniteLive hears from Unite's first-ever National Black History Month awards gala winners

11 min

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UniteLive stories of the year - Landmark agreement

Friday, December 22nd, 2023

Unite signs national recognition agreement with housing and social care provider Mears

5 min

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Health workers in Grinch protest

Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

Unite members enlist Grinch's help to deliver signed Xmas card to health secretary

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'Serious industrial matter'

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

Unite survey reveals more than 80 per cent of women do not receive menopause support at work

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Take your thermal break

Friday, December 15th, 2023

When people think of frostbite they picture arctic explorers – but for many workers in the frozen food industry this is a very real hazard that can cause perman...

4 min

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End poor rural mental health

Thursday, December 14th, 2023

The government is showing a “worrying degree of complacency” when it comes to the issue of rural mental health according to the Environment, Food and Rural Affa...

6 min

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Fighting the flood

Wednesday, December 13th, 2023

Flooding unleashed by Storm Ciarán in October devastated villages and towns up and down Northern Ireland. Newry and Downpatrick were among the worst hit, with h...

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Oxfam strike suspended

Tuesday, December 12th, 2023

News just in – strike action being taken by Unite Oxfam members has been suspended after talks resulted in an improved pay offer being made.

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Oxfam staff strike

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Set up in 1941, the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief as it was originally known is now a global anti-poverty movement. Over 81 years later it has shops and of...

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'Don't back down'

Friday, December 8th, 2023

As the TUC meets to plan its response tomorrow (December 8) my message is clear: don’t back down, strikes are a vital part of how we improve pay and conditions.

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Food down a snip, but profits still up

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

Although news just in may be whispering of a wafer-thin helping of food inflation slowdown – for most of us in the real world your tasty turkey dinner is still ...

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Unite secures major pay win

Monday, December 4th, 2023

After a long dispute involving lengthy industrial action it was cheers all round for Unite Go North East bus members when the union secured a significant pay aw...

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Connecting communities through steel

Friday, November 24th, 2023

A quiet November Saturday afternoon in Sheffield. The steel-grey sky hangs heavy over the Sheffield United FC club house on Bramall Lane, home to the famed loca...

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‘Failure for workers’

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

Calling it an ‘abject failure for workers’, a ‘missed golden opportunity to tackle the issues threatening jobs and livelihoods,’ and ‘leaving consumers at the s...

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‘It shouldn’t be like this’

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

Unite members in Deeside, North Wales, employed by DE&S DECA, formerly known as the Defence Electronics and Components Agency, are currently out on strike in a...

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Plan to save UK steel

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Unite steel reps unanimously agree Workers' Plan for Steel to save jobs and the industry

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‘A basic human right’

Sunday, November 19th, 2023

The United Nations World Toilet Day has been observed annually since 2013 and is held on November 19th. The day celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 3...

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