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‘Playing with fire’


Unite accused the government of ‘playing with fire’ over the privatisation of the Defence Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) after the Ministry of Defence (MoD)... Read More
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‘Not a one-off’


Unite, which represents thousands of workers employed by the Ministry of Defence and its subcontractors, has written to members cautioning them that their employer is... Read More
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‘Costly shambles’


Unite has branded the Ministry of Defence’s privatisation of its firefighter service ‘a complete shambles’ and vowed to ensure its members are fully protected, after... Read More
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MoD under pressure


Unite is asking for a meeting with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over its ‘catastrophic failure’ to contact the estimated 1,000 former employees, who could... Read More
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Check records call


An estimated 1,000 former Ministry of Defence (MoD) employees, who could have been exposed to asbestos while maintaining Sea King helicopters, are now caught in... Read More
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Asbestos threat


All current as well as about 1,000 former Ministry of Defence (MoD) workers who could have been exposed to asbestos maintaining or repairing Sea King helicopters... Read More
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Defence jobs threat


Proposals by defence giant Babcock to close its site in Colchester, Essex, with the threat of 55 job losses, has ‘exposed’ the company’s shortcomings, Unite... Read More
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‘Unbelievable’


Privatisation of Ministry of Defence (MoD) firefighters has for now been suspended after Serco, the outsourcing firm that lost out on the private contract to... Read More
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‘Fantastic victory’


Unite praised the determined campaigning of its defence representatives after the defence secretary Gavin Williamson on Tuesday (July 17) confirmed plans to develop a next generation... Read More
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‘No social value’


Unite has called on the government to withdraw its decision to award the contract to privatise the Ministry of Defence (MoD) firefighters and defence workers,... Read More
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10 out of 10


Capita has been handed a contract for military fire and rescue services by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) despite a financial health assessment giving the... Read More
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‘Wrong-headed’


Unite has described the announcement today (June 18) that troubled outsourcing giant Capita has been awarded the contract for the privatisation of Ministry of Defence... Read More
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