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Issue 43 (29/10/2020) - TUC: factor children into new Job Support Scheme; Applause for Welsh rail public ownership move; Union launches legal challenge over college return; Teachers' unions back free school meal extension; 'Time for change' for night-workers; Spending review offers chance to recognise nurses, says union; Leaked report shows driverless trains too costly

Issue 42 (22/10/2020) - Support snowballs for campaign to save union learning; Inflation bounces back from record low; Survey finds BAME workers lacking PPE; Union warns against cashpoint removal; Cap on excess salaries would save jobs and spread wealth; Free online advice offered to those facing redundancy; Union slams Trump for double dealing at Scottish resort; BT accused of 'shameless' move of jobs abroad;

Issue 41 (15/10/2020) - UK on precipice: employment drops, unemployment and redundancies hit new highs; Unions call on government to use its influence over Amazon; New lockdowns will need economic support; Union sounds alarm over shared vans plan; Union Learning Fund 'under threat'; Frontline staff facing 'campus chaos'

Issue 40 (08/10/2020) - Aid for unemployed scheme gets union thumbs down; Planned redundancies reach half million; Union accuses govt over NHS surcharge; 10 year anniversary 'time to fully implement Equality Act'; Minimum wage now covers seafarers; Coalition asks for inquiry into shop violence; Journeys to work down, job adverts up

Issue 39 (01/10/2020) - Government bows to pressure for furlough replacement; Concern as Uber wins London licence; Extend visas to avoid crisis, union says; EasyJet redundancies 'breakthrough'

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