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Unite reaction to the Queen's Speech
Unite reaction to the Queen’s Speech

The UK’s largest trade union issued the following reaction to today’s Queen’s Speech. Derek Simpson, Joint General Secretary of Unite, said: “Unite welcomes the government’s commitment to people’s aspirations, through extending apprenticeship schemes, rights to workplace training and to achieving a better work life balance, but these things are incompatible with proposals also contained in… Read more »

Unite: NHS committee slams employers' on pay
Unite: NHS committee slams employers’ on pay

The Unite NHS national committee today rounded on the NHS employers for proposing a two per cent pay offer along with efficiency savings above the targets set by the government. Peter Allenson, Unite national organiser for public services, said the committee, made up of NHS porters, cleaners, ambulance workers and others, were extremely alarmed by… Read more »