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Unison leader Dave Prentis said NHS staff will strike over privatisation
NHS staff vote to strike

Staff at NHS Logistics, the body responsible for providing hospitals with key clinical equipment, have today voted to strike over their sell-off to a private company. DHL, a German firm best known for delivering parcels, is due to take over from the NHS service from next month in a deal worth up to £3.7 billion… Read more »

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Brendan Barber has criticised the Labour party for its present infighting
TUC conference begins amid Labour leadership row

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) annual conference gets under way in Brighton today, with Labour’s current leadership controversy likely to dominate proceedings. Delegates are set to give Tony Blair a rough ride when he addresses the conference later this week, after union bosses attacked the prime minister’s refusal to announce an exact date for his… Read more »