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Media
Sarah Ward, BECTU national secretary, talks about the union’s work in media and entertainment. The BECTU sector of Prospect was formed after the two unions merged on 1, January 2017.

scientists
Jenny Andrew, Prospect organiser, talks about the union’s work in STEM.

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

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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Government action needed in light of job cuts at BAE
  • 11-Oct-2017 10:50

Major UK defence contractor BAE Systems has announced that almost 2,000 jobs are likely to be cut in restructuring of...

Prospect raises questions about new school improvement roles
  • 6-Sep-2017 12:56

Prospect union is to write to the Department for Education seeking clarification about the wider implications of an advertisement for...

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

Dai Hudd, Prospect deputy general secretary, talks about the union’s work in the energy sector.

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.

Things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in heritage
  • 17-Oct-2017 10:00

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

BT London Central (East & South) Event 19/10/17
  • 16-Oct-2017 15:50

Graham Skipp (Branch Secretary & member of the BT Openreach Industrial Relations Committee) and Jenny Tingle (Prospect National Officer for BT...

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.

10 things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in the public services
  • 17-Oct-2017 10:00

Garry Graham, Prospect deputy general secretary, spills the beans on the public services sector.

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • 18-Oct-2017 10:00

Jenny Andrew, Prospect organiser, talks about the union’s work in STEM.

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.

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in civil aviation
  • 17-Oct-2017 10:00

John Stevenson, Prospect negotiations officer, talks about the union’s work in civil aviation.