Unite, Britain's biggest union, has expressed fury over HSBC's decision to slash over 2000 jobs at the bank. The union has not ruled out balloting it members for industrial action over the company's behaviour.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has warned the government not to 'crow' over the latest unemployment figures as the country still faces an employment crisis.
Ed Miliband has delivered a 'Key' speech on the economy and drawn the dividing line for the election in 2015 say Unite.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has called the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne an 'unmitigated disaster' and has called for him to be sacked following the latest economic forecast from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, says Barclays' chief executive, Antony Jenkins' decision to waive his bonus is 'refreshing' and is calling on the CEO of Lloyds, Antonio Horta-Osorio and HSBC CEO, Stuart Gulliver to follow suit.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, says Barclays' chief executive, Antony Jenkins' decision to waive his bonus is 'refreshing' and is calling on the CEO of Lloyds, Antonio Horta-Osorio and HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver, to follow suit.
News today (Friday, 25 January) that the economy is sliding further into decline, coupled with the admission by the deputy prime minister that his government has committed serious errors in its management of the economy, has exposed them as failing the nation, says Unite, the country's biggest union.
Hundreds of Lewisham residents in South London are expected to protest on Saturday (26 January) against proposals to shut the A&E and maternity departments at Lewisham hospital.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, says that the government's plan to cap compensation for unfair dismissal is part of a joined-up attack on workers' rights which is turning ordinary working people into scapegoats for the coalition's economic mismanagement.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has urged the government not to break its promise and keep Sunday special following news (see notes to editors) that the CEOs of Asda and Morrisons have written to business minister Michael Fallon to call for the extension of Sunday trading hours this Christmas.
Commenting on ONS figures which show that the current public sector budget deficit was £6.7 billion in October 2012, a £2.3 billion higher deficit than in October 2011, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has branded energy company SSE's profits 'excessive' and blamed the government for failing to effectively control the industry.
David Cameron has been told that the government could be acting unlawfully in its unseemly haste to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) on which more than 150,000 workers rely for a decent income.
Unite has warned of a debt disease as National incomes fell by more than 13 per cent this year compared to the start of the recession four years ago, according the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The leader of the country’s biggest union warned today (Saturday October 20) ahead of the anti-austerity march that a ‘poverty whirlwind’ will sweep through Britain’s communities if this government presses on with plans to impose savage cuts.
Ahead of the Treasury Select Committee's report over the conduct of the FSA in the catastrophic failure of RBS, Unite, Britain's biggest union says the reckless folly of RBS management and lax regulation cost 30,000 jobs and four years of constant attacks on staff pay, conditions and pensions.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has today (Tuesday 16 October) warned that the fall in inflation is being threatened by greedy energy companies whose price hikes will re-ignite inflation putting further pressure on working families and the struggling economy.
Venezuelans went to the polls yesterday (Sunday, 7 October) to elect their president. The main choice was between the incumbent Hugo Chávez, backed by a coalition of progressive and left-aligned parties and social movements, and Henrique Capriles Radonski, a state governor with strong ties to the country's elite, who had formed a right wing coalition known as the MUD.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has called for EADS and BAE Systems to give guarantees that no jobs will be lost as a result of merger if the two companies proceed with their plans.
The departure of the ‘disastrous’ Andrew Lansley from the Department of Health gives an opportunity for a complete re-think on the future of the NHS, Unite, the largest union in the country, said today (Tuesday, 4 September).
Members of Unite, Britain's biggest union, who work in local government have voted to accept the proposals negotiated between local government employers and the trade unions on changes to the local government pension scheme (LGPS).
The Labour controlled Southampton City Council is the first council to offer to reverse pay cuts imposed by the previous Tory-led council since the coalition government came to power.
Commenting on the release of official figures out today (21 August) which reveal a shock rise in borrowing in July, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:
Steria, a company providing outsourcing services for Cleveland police, is refusing to rule out compulsory redundancies despite making a commitment to staff just two years ago that they would have job security for 10 years.
Unite the union, which represents police staff has demanded that home secretary, Theresa May steps in to halt police privatisation as the disgraced security company G4S advertises for civilian investigators to work for Warwickshire police.