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Prospect seeks assurances over Magnox job cuts

21 May 2015

More detail is needed about how nuclear decommissioning company Magnox Ltd plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs in the UK, said Prospect, the largest union for nuclear industry employees.

New Prospect Extra service to save members money on energy bills

21 May 2015

Helping to slash household energy bills is just one of the ways in which the union will be able to put cash back into members' pockets when the Prospect Extra service launches in July, offering market-beating deals on common financial and household services as well as independent expert advice.

Ferrybridge closure increases risk of winter blackouts

20 May 2015

The decision to close Ferrybridge power station in Yorkshire increases the threat of winter blackouts and could have been avoided if more support had been available for low carbon technologies with vast export potential, including carbon capture and storage and more efficient coal plants

Prospect gains seat on Longannet planning body

14 May 2015

Options for saving Scotland’s largest power station as well as how best to deal with the fallout from potential closure will be discussed when Prospect meets with representatives from the employer and devolved government next week.

Prospect condemns UK pit closures as short-sighted

27 March 2015

Two collieries in England will have to close this year, with the loss of thousands of jobs, because the government has refused to support UK Coal’s application for £338m of state aid, Prospect has warned (Thursday 26 March).

Earlier stories:

Prospect condemns Longannet announcement

Thousands of energy jobs at stake over Longannet future

Prospect takes Longannet campaign to Holyrood

Prospect presses Scottish minister over Longannet

Longannet intervention welcomed

Cable urged to back 'returnships' for women in STEM

UK women in nuclear campaign for change

Sellafield continuity essential

Update on Nuclear Generation Pay 23 December 2014

IT workers face uncertain Christmas

UK women in nuclear pool skills for their industry

Act to keep the lights on

Hinkley green light welcome

EU set to back Hinkley Point C

Base energy policy on evidence and analysis

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