This announcement will come as a body blow to the workforce who have already made huge sacrifices to make the business sustainable.
Unite lead officer for health in Yorkshire Chris Daly said: “We have received a very impressive mandate from our members for industrial action which showed that our members are not prepared to let that public sector ethos slip away."
Unite, the UK’s construction union, is urging thorough across the board checks on workplaces which have cladding after it was revealed the unfinished Royal Liverpool Hospital has been encased in flammable material which do not meet the current fire safety standards.
Cuts to legal aid are locking people out of the justice system and with potential legal aid providers increasingly no longer bidding for such work the entire system is on the point of collapse Unite, the UK’s largest union has warned.
Unite is calling on XPO Logistics to get its house in order after workers have suffered over two months of ‘pay lottery’ misery, which has resulted in workers on occasion not being paid at all.
Unite regional officer Onay Kasab said: “This is fantastic news for young workers in Waltham Forest- our campaign has directly led to an increase of 25 per cent on the hourly rate."
The industrial action will affect Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury; Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate; and William Harvey Hospital in Ashford
“The government must immediately look at this scam and introduce measures to prevent workers from being charged in this way."
The automotive sector and the hundreds of thousands of skilled jobs that rely on it desperately need a serious, long-term strategy for a just transition from combustion engines to electric vehicles. We are miles behind the US, Germany and China.
Steve Turner will call on trade unions to “rise like lions to challenge the threat of a hard-right Tory attack on working people”