GMB union

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Three health unions call off strikes in England and agree to pay talks
GMB, Unison and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy take up offer of talks after government concessions

Heather Stewart

03, Mar, 2023 @5:28 PM

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Strikes by university staff called off after pay breakthrough
Move follows agreement from employers on lowest-paid workers and review of salary grades

Nadeem Badshah

18, Feb, 2023 @10:02 AM

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Some strikes in Wales suspended after government raises pay offer – as it happened
Welsh government offering health staff extra 3% – half one-off, half consolidated – on top of 4.5% increase

Andrew Sparrow

03, Feb, 2023 @5:16 PM

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First UK industrial action against Amazon is ‘making an impact’, says GMB
Managers said to be covering for striking staff, though firm insists action has not disrupted activity

Heather Stewart

25, Jan, 2023 @5:54 PM

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350,000 patients in England waited over 12 hours to go from A&E to NHS bed last year
Lib Dem analysis shows total was at record high in 2022, and compares with 1,306 people in 2015

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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First industrial action at Amazon UK hopes to strike at firm’s union hostility
In Coventry, 300 GMB members plan to down tools over long hours, bad management and a 50p-an-hour pay rise

Heather Stewart

22, Jan, 2023 @12:05 AM

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NHS ambulance workers announce fresh strike dates as pay row escalates
Unite members across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to take further action in February and March

Matthew Weaver and Anna Bawden

20, Jan, 2023 @8:35 AM

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No 10 defends Zahawi after reports he paid millions to settle tax dispute – as it happened
Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson says PM has full confidence in Tory chairman despite allegations over his tax affairs

Andrew Sparrow

18, Jan, 2023 @6:01 PM

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NHS bosses implore ministers to do all they can to end nurses’ strikes
Representatives of English trusts ask for ‘a fighting chance’, saying stoppages set back drive to tackle backlog of 7.2m people

Denis Campbell and Aletha Adu

18, Jan, 2023 @12:02 PM

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UK ambulance workers accuse government of demonising them
In letter to Rishi Sunak, GMB union members say they feel ‘utterly betrayed’ by attempts to portray them as ‘uncaring about safety’

Kiran Stacey, Political correspondent, and agency

14, Jan, 2023 @2:34 PM

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Fewer people call for ambulances on service’s biggest strike so far
Safety not thought to be affected despite up to 25,000 workers joining picket lines across England and Wales

Rachel Hall

11, Jan, 2023 @5:53 PM

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NHS urges use of GP, chemist or 111 service during ambulance strike
People in England and Wales advised to request ambulance only if a life is at risk

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Jan, 2023 @7:13 PM

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