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Figures Show Too Many Firms 'Addicted' To Zero Hours Contracts, Says Unite

Too many companies like Sports Direct are 'addicted' to the use of zero hours contracts and insecure working practices, Britain's largest union, Unite warned as official figures showed there were…
21st Sep 2017 08:27 PM

TUC Comments On Inflation Figures

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TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
"The cost of living squeeze continues, with rising inflation outpacing wages.
"The government needs to get a grip and get pay rising…
12th Sep 2017 10:44 PM

Labour Party Has Got Worker's Backs On Brexit, Says Unite

Responding to Labour's plans to defend access to the single market and customs unions as the UK negotiates its exit from the European Union, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:
"Workers will…
29th Aug 2017 03:31 PM

Nominet Invests In Leeds Young Digital Talent

Nominet, the internet company best known for running the .UK internet infrastructure, is today launching its Nominet Digital Neighbourhood- the digital skills training and work experience programme -…
22nd Aug 2017 05:24 PM

Over 3 Million More People In Work Since 2010

According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of people in work is at the highest level since records began in 1971.
The record figures have been driven by increases in the number of…
16th Aug 2017 03:02 PM

Canada Trade Deal Offers Boost To British Business

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UK businesses can take immediate advantage of the removal of 98% of tariffs on goods and services
Benefits for businesses across multiple sectors including food and drink,…
21st Sep 2017 03:09 PM

Low-Paid Mums And Dads Penalised By Bad Bosses

Half (47%) of low-paid young mums and dads are struggling to manage work and childcare, a new TUC report has revealed today (Friday).
More than two in five (42%) said they felt penalised at work when…
1st Sep 2017 11:09 AM

Doncaster Bin Strikes Averted For Now

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Planned refuse strikes in Doncaster due to begin tomorrow (Wednesday 23 August) have been called off after a last minute pay offer was agreed.
However Unite, the UK's largest…
22nd Aug 2017 07:48 PM

Google Digital Garage Comes To Town

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has partnered with Google for a series of Google Digital Garage workshops for businesses across Yorkshire. Google Digital Garage aims to help SMEs develop…
22nd Aug 2017 04:57 PM

Comments On Latest Inflation Figures

Commentating on the latest inflation figures released today, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:
"Inflation has held this month but there is no getting away from the fact that household…
15th Aug 2017 04:41 PM

Len McCluskey: Corbyn, Well And Truly On Working People's Sides

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Reacting to Jeremy Corbyn's speech delivered to the TUC Congress today (Tuesday 12 September) Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:
"This was music to my ears. It…
12th Sep 2017 10:48 PM

Lone Parent Employment Rate Highest On Record

The number of households where no one works continues to fall - down 954,000 since 2010 - and is at the lowest level on record, according to new independent figures released today (30 August 2017).
Ove…
30th Aug 2017 03:40 PM

Unite Calls For Action To Tackle Racism On Slavery Remembrance Day

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Unite, Britain's biggest union, is calling on the government to mark this year's Slavery Remembrance Day tomorrow (23 August) by committing to eliminate all forms of…
22nd Aug 2017 05:34 PM

Record £2 Million Back Pay Identified For 13,000 Of The UK's Lowest Paid Workers

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More than 13,000 of the UK's lowest paid workers will get around £2 million in back pay as part of the government's scheme to name employers who have failed to pay National…
16th Aug 2017 09:13 PM

Black Workers With A-levels Earn 10% Less Than White Counterparts, Finds TUC

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Black workers whose highest qualifications are A-levels earn 10% less than their white peers - missing out on an average £1.20 per hour.
The new analysis was published by the…
15th Aug 2017 04:04 PM
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