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Prospect is supporting European unions in launching a campaign today (20 November) to oppose attempts by the European Commission to limit the right of air traffic controllers to strike.

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Prospect has secured key concessions from BT as the company moves to change the pension arrangements for managers and professionals still in its defined benefit scheme.

Brexit Scrabble
Continued uncertainty about the status of EU nationals because of Brexit is creating a vacuum filled by fear, anger and anxiety for those who are potentially going to be affected.

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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in defence
  • 19-Oct-2017 10:00

Garry Graham, Prospect deputy general secretary, talks about the union’s work in the defence sector.

‘Competence-based education is inhuman and will lead to job losses’
  • 17-Nov-2017 12:26

Professor John Preston envisages a future in which ‘augmented education professionals’ use machines to do their jobs, but warned delegates...

Prospect wins discrimination case against UK Power Networks
  • 13-Nov-2017 10:17

Procurement specialist Amy Arnold has just won a sex discrimination case against her employer, UK Power Networks (UKPN), with help from...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in environment and rural affairs
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Geraldine O’Connell, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in environment and rural affairs.

Survey shows huge spike in highly-skilled EU Nationals thinking of leaving UK
  • 13-Nov-2017 21:28

Continued uncertainty about the status of EU nationals because of Brexit is creating a vacuum filled by fear, anger and...

Accenture Pay 2017
  • 17-Nov-2017 11:35

Prospect met with Accenture recently to begin the 2017 pay negotiations for units and grades covered by collective bargaining.

Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 5-Apr-2017 10:37

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in nuclear
  • 18-Oct-2017 10:00

Gill Wood, Prospect National Secretary, talks about the union’s work in the nuclear sector.

Prospect pushes Scottish Government on pay
  • 21-Nov-2017 14:31

At a meeting today with Derek McKay the Scottish Governments Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Prospect continued to argue...

Survey shows huge spike in highly-skilled EU Nationals thinking of leaving UK
  • 13-Nov-2017 21:28

Continued uncertainty about the status of EU nationals because of Brexit is creating a vacuum filled by fear, anger and...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in sport
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Alan Leighton, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in sport.

Air traffic controllers across Europe launch ‘right to strike’ campaign
  • 20-Nov-2017 11:34

Prospect is supporting European unions in launching a campaign today (20 November) to oppose attempts by the European Commission to...