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Dave Prentis makes the case against trade union bill

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis today gave evidence in Parliament during the committee stage of the controversial Trade Union Bill.

Methane, flaring targeted in oil major climate pledge

NEWS: Total, Statoil, BP, Saudi Aramco, Pemex, Sinopec, Eni and Repsol are to reveal carbon-cutting plan in Paris on Friday

India ex-climate minister lays out ‘minimums’ for Paris deal

NEWS: Tool to both verify countries’ carbon cuts and ratchet them up in the future vital to summit’s success, says Jairam Ramesh

Government’s proposals into NHS agency costs ‘completely miss the point’

Commenting on the announcement today (Thursday) that the government is launching a four-week consultation into agency costs in the NHS, UNI

Count all staff and their roles, UNISON tells NHS

NHS staff need to be properly recorded by the jobs they do, to get proper – and usable – workforce data, says UNISON.

Trade Union Bill is bad for democracy and for working people, says UNISON

Speaking ahead of giving evidence today (Thursday) to the Trade Union Bill Committee, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:

Paris climate talks ‘not a north-south fight’

NEWS: Developing countries are owning their climate plans, say experts on Climate Home panel, as national interests drive low carbon engagement

Guardian series triggers debate on the effectiveness of the United Nations

A Guardian series has supported UNA-UK in fostering public debate about the UN's successes and failures over the past 70 years.

UNISON welcomes addition of nurses to Shortage Occupation list

Commenting on the announcement today (Thursday) that nurses will be temporarily added to the government’s Shortage Occupation list, U

Seven transformative climate policies launched for 2016 elections

Scotland’s political parties urged to support SCCS manifesto  


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