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‘Worrying signs’


Joblessness is on the rise as the number of people on zero-hours contracts skyrockets, according to the latest employment figures published this week.   Data... Read More
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An economy that works for us


Neelam Verma today (Monday September 25) represented Unite speaking on the National Policy Forum Work, pensions and equality annual report.   She said, “On Saturday... Read More
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Divided Scotland


Picture it if you will. You are at a huge wedding reception and 100 guests are assembled in the hotel gardens sipping the Prosecco on... Read More
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One in ten


Once thought to be a passing trend born of the financial crisis 10 years ago, zero hours contracts — where workers don’t know when or... Read More
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‘Stuck in a twilight zone’


Earlier this week, Unite helped uncover an all-too common practice in the restaurant industry at exclusive restaurant chain the Ivy Collection – management charging customers... Read More
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Welcome change of heart


In a major climbdown from Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley following unrelenting pressure from Unite, the much-maligned retail giant finally caved to union, shareholder and... Read More
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Zero hours: on the rise


Thanks to trade union campaigning, led by Unite, a slew of companies have dropped the use of zero-hours contracts in a matter of days.  ... Read More
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Investigate now call


A co-ordinated inquiry should be launched to investigate serious allegations about pay and working practices at Sports Direct, MPs who are Unite members have said.... Read More
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