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British and Irish trade union

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Unite the Union: British and Irish trade union
Unite the Union, commonly known as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union, formed on 1 May 2007, by the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union. With just over 1.2 million members, it is the second largest trade union in the UK. The General Secretary of Unite is Len McCluskey.

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Deal reached to lay off British Airways staff during Covid-19 crisis [Video]

Deal reached to lay off British Airways staff during Covid-19 crisis

A deal has been agreed between Unite the union and British Airways to stand down airline staff because of the Covid-19 crisis. BA will introduce a modified version of the Government’s job retention..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published
EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus [Video]

EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has announced. The Luton-based carrier said parking all 344 of its planes “removes significant cost”..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

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