Tag Archives: automation

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‘Serious issues’


Unite has raised concerns over the possibility of staff at UK firms being implanted with microchips for security and efficiency purposes.   A handful of... Read More
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Taking on automation


BAEM and women workers are often hardest hit by changes to the job market, Unite delegate Susan Matthews highlighted as she moved a motion on... Read More
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Threat to jobs


On Tuesday (September 11) Andrew Worth a Unite member and bus driver spoke in support of motion 5 on automation.   “I’m a bus driver... Read More
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Driverless buses?


Plans by Stagecoach to trial the UK’s first driverless bus must prioritise jobs and safety the transport firm has been told.   Current legal restrictions... Read More
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Automation tide


Unite’s policy conference heard from delegates today (July 4) who have already been affected by a growing tide of automation.   Speaking in favour of... Read More
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Paid not to work?


Responding to the Adam Smith Institute, Unite has warned against letting the global elite in Davos buy people off with universal payments in exchange for... Read More
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The automation challenge


See and hear Unite executive officer Sharon Graham's presentation on automation to sector conference 2017 delegates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfixZDU1yBw&feature=youtu.be
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‘Cornerstone conferences’


See and hear Unite general secretary Len McCluskey's address to this year's sector conferences in Brighton.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt_Vc4GDYBw&feature=youtu.be      
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‘On the side of justice’


Unite’s general secretary Len McCluskey described this week’s industrial sector conferences (November 13) as “a cornerstone of our union and our democracy” in his speech... Read More
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‘We have to grasp it’


Speaking in support of Composite 8 on great jobs yesterday (September 11), Unite assistant general secretary Tony Burke warned of the challenges faced by automation,... Read More
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Automation nation


People are more worried about robots taking their jobs than they are about competition from migrants, a new poll reveals.   The survey, conducted by... Read More
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Automation nation?


Unite delegate and taxi driver, Mike Hedges, supported  a motion on the impact of automation on employment, calling for research and policy.   Focusing on... Read More
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