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Money Marketing Online
Pru staff vote for industrial action over offshore annuities moveStaff at Prudential have backed industrial action over plans to move annuity-re
Pru staff vote for industrial action over offshore annuities move
Money Marketing Online / Posted yesterday
Staff at Prudential have backed industrial action over plans to move annuity-related roles to India. Members of the Unite union based in Reading voted 97 per cent in favour of industrial over the offshoring of 81 roles to Mumbai. The plan to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
City institutional investor attacks Mike Ashley's Sports Direct over practicesshow leadership in a critical period for the company." Pirc also wants shareho
City institutional investor attacks Mike Ashley's Sports Direct over practices
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
show leadership in a critical period for the company." Pirc also wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. Sports Direct announced last week that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block re-election of Mike Ashley to the boardshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block re-election of Mike Ashley to the board
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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The News and Star
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election « Shropshire Starshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Bury Times
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Gazette
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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guardian-series
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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This is West Country
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Gazette News
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Bolton News
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-electionshould be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders
Sports Direct shareholders urged to block Mike Ashley re-election
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
should be launched into how the firm treats its staff. Pirc wants shareholders to back the resolution put forward by Unite union for an independent review into the retailer's human capital strategy. However, the FTSE 250 firm is expected to... Read more
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Scotsman
Sports Direct workers to share £1m in back payretailer came clean over not paying the national minimum wage. In a deal struc
Sports Direct workers to share £1m in back pay
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
retailer came clean over not paying the national minimum wage. In a deal struck with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Unite union, the retailer will provide payments dating back to May 2012, with some staff pocketing up to £1,000. Deep-seated... Read more
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International Business Times
Sports Direct warehouse staff to be handed £1m in back pay agreed a deal to hand around £1m in back pay to thousands of workers for non-pa
Sports Direct warehouse staff to be handed £1m in back pay
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
agreed a deal to hand around £1m in back pay to thousands of workers for non-payment of the minimum wage, according to the Unite union. The agreement was struck between Sports Direct, HMRC and Unite and affects around 3,000 workers at the firm's... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Sports Direct agrees to pay staff £1million in back payat Sports Direct’s Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-p
Sports Direct agrees to pay staff £1million in back pay
Derbyshire Times / Posted 9 days ago
at Sports Direct’s Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-payment of the minimum wage, according to the Unite union. The distribution centre in Shirebrook has been under scrutiny over its “Victorian” wor... Read more
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chad
Sports Direct agrees to pay staff £1million in back payat Sports Direct’s Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-p
Sports Direct agrees to pay staff £1million in back pay
chad / Posted 9 days ago
at Sports Direct’s Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-payment of the minimum wage, according to the Unite union. The distribution centre in Shirebrook has been under scrutiny over its “Victorian” wor... Read more
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SKY News
Sports Direct Agrees to Back Pay Worth £1mThe deal was struck between Sports Direct, HMRC and the Unite Union and will gr
Sports Direct Agrees to Back Pay Worth £1m
SKY News / Posted 9 days ago
The deal was struck between Sports Direct, HMRC and the Unite Union and will grant workers pay dating back to May 2012. Both agency workers and contracted staff who are employed at the company's Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire will be reimbursed,... Read more
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express
Unite Union boss 'Red' Len McClusky snapped partying in swanky Monte Carlo hotel THE firebrand behind Britain’s most powerful trade union and the man responsi
Unite Union boss 'Red' Len McClusky snapped partying in swanky Monte Carlo hotel
express / Posted 11 days ago
THE firebrand behind Britain’s most powerful trade union and the man responsible for Jeremy Corbyn’s rise to power, ‘Red’ Len McCluskey, has been pictured partying in a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Steve Braunias, The man who ate Lincoln Rd rates Mexicali Freshon the minimum wage, that it was a zone of cheap labour. "Ye-ah," he stammered.
Steve Braunias, The man who ate Lincoln Rd rates Mexicali Fresh
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
on the minimum wage, that it was a zone of cheap labour. "Ye-ah," he stammered. Then I asked him if his staff were in the Unite union, which represents a lot of young people working in fast food, and he actually paused for a second. "No," he... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fears over further job cuts at Bombardier after plane maker brings forward 95 staff lossesunderstood employees in Belfast learned of the fast-tracked job cuts yesterday
Fears over further job cuts at Bombardier after plane maker brings forward 95 staff losses
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
understood employees in Belfast learned of the fast-tracked job cuts yesterday morning. According to Davy Thompson of the Unite union, more than 700 jobs are to go this year. Bombardier had originally earmarked 580 cuts in 2016. There are now... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Open day for TV3's The Block NZ attracts housing affordability protestthe average price of a three-bedroom house in Meadowbank last month was $1,144,
Open day for TV3's The Block NZ attracts housing affordability protest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
the average price of a three-bedroom house in Meadowbank last month was $1,144,292. Rally organiser Ben Peterson of the Unite Union said a first home buyer would need a 20 per cent deposit of $228,858 to buy the house and, based on Kiwibank's... Read more
20d
Belfast Telegraph
Post Office defends chief executive's £600,000 pay package amid union criticismhas defended the £600,000 pay package of its chief executive after accusations
Post Office defends chief executive's £600,000 pay package amid union criticism
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
has defended the £600,000 pay package of its chief executive after accusations of "over generous" pay for its bosses. The Unite union said the postal organisation had "sneaked out" its annual accounts, showing the pay for Paula Vennells as well as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Post Office defends chief executive's £600,000 salary amid union criticismhas defended the £600,000 salary of its chief executive after accusations of "o
Post Office defends chief executive's £600,000 salary amid union criticism
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
has defended the £600,000 salary of its chief executive after accusations of "over generous" pay for its bosses. The Unite union said the postal organisation had "sneaked out" its annual accounts, showing the pay for Paula Vennells as well as... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Block NZ accused of promoting property speculationspeculation - getting a house and doing it up and flicking it off and the winne
The Block NZ accused of promoting property speculation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
speculation - getting a house and doing it up and flicking it off and the winner is the one who makes the most money," said Unite Union organiser Ben Peterson, who has set up a Facebook event for the protest. "Money and resources can be found to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Block NZ accused of promoting property speculationspeculation - getting a house and doing it up and flicking it off and the winne
The Block NZ accused of promoting property speculation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
speculation - getting a house and doing it up and flicking it off and the winner is the one who makes the most money," said Unite Union organiser Ben Peterson, who has set up a Facebook event for the protest. "Money and resources can be found to... Read more
22d
Scoop.co.nz
Housing activists protest at "The Block" open houseWednesday, 3 August 2016, 3:17 pmPress Release: Unite Union this SaturdayHousi
Housing activists protest at "The Block" open house
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 3:17 pmPress Release: Unite Union this SaturdayHousing activists will be organizing a protest this Saturday at the open... Read more
23d
Yorkshire evening post
Will Leeds clean air tax be a ‘back door congestion charge’?becomes cleaner due to turnover, income from fines should reduce.” Paul Landau
Will Leeds clean air tax be a ‘back door congestion charge’?
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 23 days ago
becomes cleaner due to turnover, income from fines should reduce.” Paul Landau, chair of the Leeds taxi section of the Unite union, said the concern for drivers was not necessarily the imposition of clean air zones, but the financial impact of... Read more
23d
walesonline
Union relationship with Cardiff council is 'at an all-time low'Cardiff’s trade unions say their relationship with the city council is “at an a
Union relationship with Cardiff council is 'at an all-time low'
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Cardiff’s trade unions say their relationship with the city council is “at an all-time low”. The unions say while they were aware that a new way of operating the leisure centres was being looked at they did not have “full details”. They claim they... Read more
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The New Statesman
The news this week: BHS, MI5 and BMWsPeople who did jobs like that used to be known as “the great and the good”. Now
The news this week: BHS, MI5 and BMWs
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
People who did jobs like that used to be known as “the great and the good”. Now, they are neither. Len McCluskey, the Unite union general secretary, believes the online abuse of Jeremy Corbyn’s critics is posted by members of the security... Read more
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Daily Record
Could this be the shocking reason Scottish shipbuilding jobs are at riskno money available this year and we are really strapped next year. “The Govern
Could this be the shocking reason Scottish shipbuilding jobs are at risk
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
no money available this year and we are really strapped next year. “The Government aren’t coming clean about that.” Unite union convener Duncan MacPhee told MPs jobs at Govan and Scotstoun are on the line because starting the first of eight... Read more
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Express and Star
Stafford bus deport: Services put at risk in closure plan « Express & StarBus company Arriva has spoken to the Unite union and bus workers about removing
Stafford bus deport: Services put at risk in closure plan « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 27 days ago
Bus company Arriva has spoken to the Unite union and bus workers about removing some routes for the town and relocating other services to Cannock, leading to the closure of the Stafford base in Dorrington Drive. Arriva says it is looking at the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
£18bn Hinkley Point nuclear power station 'to go ahead' after years of doubtsas taking a 33.5% stake in the project. Former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne (r
£18bn Hinkley Point nuclear power station 'to go ahead' after years of doubts
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
as taking a 33.5% stake in the project. Former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne (right) admitted the project was "risky" The Unite union urged EDF to give the plant the green light in a decision expected to create 25,000 jobs. But environmental... Read more
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SKY News
Lloyds To Shed 3,000 More Jobs To Cut Costsusing the bank's branches. Shares at the bank dropped 3.6% to 53.55p in early
Lloyds To Shed 3,000 More Jobs To Cut Costs
SKY News / Posted 27 days ago
using the bank's branches. Shares at the bank dropped 3.6% to 53.55p in early trading. Roy MacGregor, national officer at Unite union, said this will have an impact on customers. He said: "There is a real danger that customer service will suffer... Read more
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Gazette News
Workers take strike action over 50p pay riseexport business. "However, this has not met with the approval of a minority of
Workers take strike action over 50p pay rise
Gazette News / Posted 27 days ago
export business. "However, this has not met with the approval of a minority of staff, specifically those members of the Unite Union and as a result, the membership has chosen to take 24hr industrial action. "This is understandably disappointing... Read more
27d
Irish Examiner
Union calls on Government to heed public support for referendum on TTIP/CETA dealcalls on Government to heed public support for referendum on TTIP/CETA deal Th
Union calls on Government to heed public support for referendum on TTIP/CETA deal
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
calls on Government to heed public support for referendum on TTIP/CETA deal Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:05 am The Unite union has today called on the Government to heed the findings of a recent poll which showed almost two-thirds of people... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's University Belfast losing touch with society over proposed hike in fees, says student bodyour young people or for the region, with graduates this year starting out in li
Queen's University Belfast losing touch with society over proposed hike in fees, says student body
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
our young people or for the region, with graduates this year starting out in life burdened by nearly £20,000 in debt." The Unite union, meanwhile, warned that the proposal, if passed, could force working-class children out of higher education. "It... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Striking bus driver told he isn't entitled to sick pay after cancer treatmentwho work for First in Weymouth and Bridport are protesting against what they de
Striking bus driver told he isn't entitled to sick pay after cancer treatment
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
who work for First in Weymouth and Bridport are protesting against what they describe as ‘poverty pay’. Spearheaded by the Unite union, campaigners claim First drivers in Yeovil, Somerset, are paid 70p more per hour while rival firms in Bournemouth... Read more
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SKY News
Are Retailers The New Bad Guys Of Business?his "openness and willingness to engage". Moreover, the committee thanked Mr A
Are Retailers The New Bad Guys Of Business?
SKY News / Posted 30 days ago
his "openness and willingness to engage". Moreover, the committee thanked Mr Ashley for beginning to co-operate with the Unite union over working conditions at Sports Direct, as well as noting that he has promised to address specific criticisms... Read more
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