Fact Service

Current issue (January 2021)

Issue 3 (21/01/2021) - Plea to retain furlough through 2021; Unions slam reported rights rollback; Millions in danger due to economic insecurity; Employers pull out of Covid duties deal; Strike threat over campus teaching; Union sounds alarm over latest centralisation news; New strike at British Gas; Inflation rises from previous low

Issue 2 (14/01/2021) - UNISON elects first woman leader; Union support for vaccination; Unions slate 'dangerous confusion' over school attendance; Health coalition wants staff thanked with pay rise, not just clapping; BMA demands vaccination within two weeks; Morrisons to be first to pay £10 an hour; Union urges councils to take back control

Issue 1 (07/01/2021) - Schools U-turn follows union pressure; TUC 'replace outdated Covid safety rules'; Top CEOs 'earned average salary in three days'; Treasury announces relief package; Call to furlough parents during school closures; Minimum wage non-payers shamed; Call to improve shop safety; 2020 worst year for retail job losses

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Fact Service provides a concise update of the latest developments for union negotiators. It gives full details of the latest official statistics on prices, earnings and unemployment, as they appear, as well as coverage of key economic and industrial issues as they happen.

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