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The government is coming under increasing pressure from a cross-party coalition of MPs to guarantee protections for the nuclear industry ahead of a key amendment being debated as part of the EU Withdrawal Bill today.

Traffic cones and sign in the snow
The current cold snap has seen the coldest winter weather so far, with some parts of the country facing considerable travel disruption due to the winter weather.

View of choppy sea in St Peter Port Guernsey
Pay talks with the States of Guernsey have broken down without any formal offer being made and so the matter has been referred to the tribunal.
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Prospect calls for Royal Navy work to go to Rosyth
  • 08 December 2017

With workers at the Rosyth Dockyard in Fife facing 250 redundancies, Prospect, the biggest union on site, is calling for a package of Royal Navy work to be awarded to the dockyard. The work includes the already scheduled refit of HMS Scott and yet to be allocated work on Type 45 destroyers.


Government to draft revised home-schooling guidance
  • 12 December 2017

The Department for Education plans to draft and consult on revised guidance documents on elective home education for local authorities and parents, according to academies minister Lord Theodore Agnew.


Strike ballot starts at nuclear plant
  • 08 December 2017

Ballot papers have been issued to members today (8 December) after Dounreay Site Restoration Limited failed to make an acceptable pay offer following months of negotiations. Members will be asked to support a short strike followed by an overtime ban.


Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in environment and rural affairs
  • 16 October 2017

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


Visitor and Sales Assistants in Royal Museums Greenwich vote to take industrial action
  • 11 December 2017

Prospect members working at Royal Museums Greenwich have voted to take industrial action following imposed contractual changes.


BT pension indexation case update
  • 11 December 2017

Expert witness testimony about the appropriateness of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) for increasing pensions in retirement dominated the second day of the BT pension indexation case


Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 05 April 2017

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


Strike ballot starts at nuclear plant
  • 08 December 2017

Ballot papers have been issued to members today (8 December) after Dounreay Site Restoration Limited failed to make an acceptable pay offer following months of negotiations. Members will be asked to support a short strike followed by an overtime ban.


We need properly resourced and fairly paid public servants
  • 22 November 2017

Prospect makes the case for public sector pay in Parliament


Survey shows huge spike in highly-skilled EU Nationals thinking of leaving UK
  • 13 November 2017

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.


Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in sport
  • 16 October 2017

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


 

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