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The latest offer will have to be approved by BA cabin crew
BA dispute: End in sight?

By Peter Wozniak A new improved offer for British Airways cabin crew is to be put to union members, raising hopes of a settlement to the year-and-a-half dispute. Unite, which represents the cabin crew union BASSA, said the offer would be subjected to members’ scrutiny very shortly. A Unite spokesman said: “The offer is the… Read more »

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New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »

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Tory party delegates enjoyed a typical Boris performance at conference today
Boris demands new anti-strike law

By Ian Dunt Boris Johnson has demanded new anti-strike legislation to make it harder for workers to engage in industrial action, as the London Underground is again brought to a halt. The mayor called for legislation ensuring at least 50% of union members in a workplace are part of the ballot that decides on industrial… Read more »