Fact Service April 2022

Issue 14 (07/04/2022) - P&O protests continue; Unite challenges Scottish government over pay imposition; Schools unions point to 'worsening' Covid disruption; TUC raises alarm over bill delay; Cost of living crisis is hitting hard; Health and wellbeing 'dropping down agenda'; Union to take case to Supreme Court

Issue 14

P&O protests continue (243 words)

Unions are maintaining the pressure on P&O Ferries and its owner DP World over their mass sacking of 800 workers (see Fact Service issues 12 and 1 ...
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Unite challenges Scottish government over pay imposition (148 words)

The Unite general union has said it is challenging the Scottish government over what it believes is a potentially illegal pay award. ...
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Schools unions point to ‘worsening’ Covid disruption (403 words)

Two unions have written to education secretary Nadhim Zahawi saying the disruption caused by Covid is greater than at any previous point during the ...
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TUC raises alarm over bill delay (256 words)

The TUC has challenged the government over its plans for workers’ rights, after a Financial Times report suggested it was planning to drop the ...
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Cost of living crisis is hitting hard (579 words)

The long-forecast (see previous issues) cost of living crisis caused by rising inflation, increasing National Insurance contributions and rocketing ...
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Health and wellbeing ‘dropping down agenda’ (244 words)

The health and wellbeing of workers is in danger of dropping down the business agenda, human resources institute the CIPD and insurers SimplyHealth ...
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Union to take case to Supreme Court (313 words)

UNISON is taking a case to the Supreme Court because, it says, of the risk that bad employers will feel emboldened to mistreat employees who ...
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