Lorna ‘branches out’ as new forestry rep

Every day this week on UniteLive, we’re featuring one of our many inspiring women members in the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday (March 8). Today, we hear from Unite rep and forestry worker Lorna Bailey-Towler, who’s breaking barriers in a male-dominated industry. — Lorna Bailey-Towler works in habitat restoration for Forestry England […]

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UNISON opinion: Why councils are on the brink – and how they can be pulled back

Everyone knows why councils are on the brink of bankruptcy – a massive 41% cut in government funding over a decade, while demand for services has grown. But there is an alternative for a sustainable future for the local services we all rely on

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UNISON opinion: Why councils are on the brink – and how they can be pulled back

Everyone knows why councils are on the brink of bankruptcy – a massive 41% cut in government funding over a decade, while demand for services has grown. But there is an alternative for a sustainable future for the local services we all rely on

The article UNISON opinion: Why councils are on the brink – and how they can be pulled back first appeared on the UNISON National site.

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DHL Aviation – on the picket line

Striking DHL Aviation workers at East Midlands Airport stood defiant on the picket line on Wednesday (February 28) as they were joined by their general secretary Sharon Graham. The Unite members are now fighting a massive real-terms pay cut by their employer DHL Aviation, which Unite research has shown has made record-breaking profits. You can […]

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