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Current issue (September 2020)

Issue 37 (17/09/2020) - UK on brink of jobs crisis; Inflation drops to five-year low; Workers' victory sets major precedent; 'Amazing victory' as Arcadia U-turns on redundancies; Health unions protest over PHE axing

Issue 36 (10/09/2020) - TUC: new model needed for social care; Over 300,000 redundancies planned; Extend furlough or lose competitive edge manufacturers say; TUC calls for wage pledge to be honoured; Up to £3.6bn in furlough payments fraudulent or erroneous; Civil service unions query 80% return plan; Aviation plan is 'jam tomorrow', union warns; Lords consider mass unemployment risks

Issue 35 (03/09/2020) - TUC calls halt to pressure to return; Union: 'scrap campus reopenings'; Unions confront aviation crisis; Government continues furlough rundown; Manufacturing recovering, but cutting staff; Retail jobs plummet; Advisory groups 'exclude workers' voices'; Welcome for Welsh carers top up promise; Unions call for inquiry into grading debacle

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