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MPs to discuss workers’ rights post-Brexit

A Labour MP is to raise the issue of workers’ rights post-Brexit with a private members’ bill on the first day of Parliament’s return from its summ

UNISON leads campaign to save Bolton children’s centres

UNISON is leading the campaign to stop the closure of children’s services across Bolton, after the council unveiled plans to slash by two thirds th

Joining the campaign for better conditions at Sports Direct

What do you know about Sports Direct? That it’s owned by Newcastle United Chairman Mike Ashley? That there always seems to be a sale on?

Scottish college workers vote to strike in pay dispute

Scotland’s college employers will have one more chance to avoid strikes by support workers at negotiations scheduled for later this month, after UN

How much have higher education workers lost?

Just how much have workers in higher education lost through years of no or very low pay rises?

UNISON sets out its own Olympian stall in Birmingham

As the Olympics reach their crescendo in Rio this weekend, UNISON members can get their own dose of live sporting action at Birmingham’s Alexander

Background check on the UN: an interview with Natalie Samarasinghe

What is the UN? What does it do and how does it do it?

East-West Central Edinburgh Cycle Route: Decision Time

The 30 August meeting of the Council’s Transport and Environment Committee will decide on the p

UK fails to attend international discussions on nuclear disarmament

This week, the UK is absent from UN meetings attended by over 130 countries to discuss ways of “taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament neg

What do Olympians and the champions of our public services have in common?

Like most of the country, I’ve been fascinated, amazed and delighted by the Rio Olympics and the incredible performances of Team GB.


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Columban JPIC:

As Columbans begin their pilgrim journey toward the centenary year of the Society in 2018,...

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