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Air traffic controller
Prospect has suspended its planned strike action on 12 June following a revised pay offer from Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

Energy Conference Panel debate 2019
Members pass motion at energy sector conference in Manchester

Prospect members from Lydd airport outside the employment tribunal
The London South Employment Tribunal has found that the previous employer of nine Prospect members – London Ashford Airport Ltd – failed to comply with the transfer of undertakings (TUPE) regulations when it contracted out its air traffic control unit.

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Keep Britain afloat and save 40,000 jobs
  • 07 May 2019

Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s decision to put naval contracts out to international competition.


Diana Robinson: art teacher to SEND expert
  • 17 July 2019

Diana Robinson, who sits on Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group Executive Council, talks about her career, her union activism and some of the changes that she’d like to see in education policy.


Unions call for 'Just Transition' commission
  • 08 July 2019

The TUC has published “A just transition to a greener, fairer economy” – a roadmap to meeting the needs of working people in the transition to a low-carbon economy.


Environment Agency staff to take action on pay
  • 24 June 2019

Staff to begin action short of strike on 1 July


Science Museum Group staff vote overwhelmingly for industrial action
  • 03 July 2019

Prospect union members in the Science Museum Group (SMG) have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over pay. Almost 80% of those who responded voted in favour of strike action, while 95% voted for action short of strike. 


BT Members urged to vote 'YES' to accept BT’s final offer
  • 12 July 2019

The BT committee is urging members to vote YES in the ballot, as the company’s final offer is a demonstrable improvement from its starting point.


Supreme Court denies govt appeal of firefighters and judges' pensions
  • 10 July 2019

The Supreme Court has denied the government the opportunity to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s ruling that existing firefighters and judges were unlawfully discriminated against based upon age.


Welcome for big milestone at Hinkley Point C
  • 28 June 2019

Completion of the base for the first reactor, known as “J-zero”, means that construction of the nuclear buildings above ground at Hinkley Point C can now begin in earnest


Joint letter from Prospect and the FDA, defending civil servants and their impartiality
  • 13 July 2019

Following repeated attacks in the media on the integrity and impartiality of the civil service, and culminating in the events leading to the resignation of Sir Kim Darroch, Prospect and the FDA have written an open letter on the subject.


Pay talks turn sour at horticultural research station
  • 26 June 2019

Pay talks have left a bitter taste for members at a horticultural and agricultural research institute at East Malling in Kent


Prospect statement following reports referee targeted with threatening messages
  • 07 January 2019

Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been targeted with threatening messages.


NATS Gibraltar air traffic controllers to be balloted on industrial action
  • 09 July 2019

Prospect is to ballot its members in NATS Gibraltar for industrial action over pay.