Prospect is sad to report that Grahame Robinson, full-time convenor for BAE Surface Ships branch at HMNB Portsmouth passed away recently.>
Karen Flanagan is the Head of Special Education and Inclusive Intervention Services in the London Borough of Camden, and is also a Prospect member who sits on the Education and Children’s Services Group Executive Council. She talks to Boc Ly about her career, the impact of the pandemic and her belief in unions.>
Sue Ferns, Prospect senior deputy general, gave the following remarks at TUC Congress 2020 on Tuesday, 15 September.>
Members working for the Environment Agency in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, the East and West Midlands and Northamptonshire have suspended their industrial action.>
Prospect is actively involved in the heritage sector representing members across museums and galleries. Following the death of George Floyd and renewed interest in Black Lives Matters, members in our Heritage Group set out a plan to reflect our responsibilities individually and collectively on racism and race equity.>
Prospect has drawn up advice for Prison Service workers on what constitutes reasonable temporary alternate work roles.>
Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility.
In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.>
The company which carries out assessments for disability, injury and ill health benefit claims has withdrawn a pay offer it made to staff before the coronavirus lockdown.
Prospect member, Wendy Searle, has completed a breath-taking expedition to the South Pole which involved a 400-mile route up a never-before-climbed glacier to reach the heart of the Antarctic continent>
Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been targeted with threatening messages.>
One week after Prospect raised objections to several highly contentious practices and proposals being considered at Atkins, it has emerged that their global parent company has recently come under fire in Canada for similar industrial poor behaviour.>