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An update for members in DXC on Work Force Reduction Programme, Covid -19 and UK Works Council – Special Negotiating Committee elections.

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It's been another busy 10 days or so since our last update, and during that time there have been some significant announcements and changes in relation to a number of key issues, and we've tried to pick those up below

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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.

BT Financial Results
07 May 2020

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

Grahame Robinson 1959-2020
  • 11 November 2020

Prospect is sad to report that Grahame Robinson, full-time convenor for BAE Surface Ships branch at HMNB Portsmouth passed away recently.


Giving every child a chance
  • 04 November 2020

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.


Prospect pushes importance of green recovery at TUC Congress
  • 15 September 2020

Sue Ferns, Prospect senior deputy general, gave the following remarks at TUC Congress 2020 on Tuesday, 15 September.


Environment Agency members suspend industrial action
  • 21 November 2019

Members working for the Environment Agency in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, the East and West Midlands and Northamptonshire have suspended their industrial action.


Heritage Group Statement on Black Lives Matter
  • 19 August 2020

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.


BT Punish Staff For Finding An Alternative Role
  • 23 November 2020

BT has now tightened the screw further on employees in the most vulnerable position, those facing losing their jobs as a result of redundancy.


Prospect updates advice for Prison Service workers
  • 31 March 2020

Prospect has drawn up advice for Prison Service workers on what constitutes reasonable temporary alternate work roles.


RWM Profiles: Cara Cusworth, project support
  • 15 September 2020

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.


Benefits assessment contractor withdraws pay offer
  • 20 April 2020

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.

 


Wendy’s antarctic adventure
  • 25 February 2020

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 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.


Continuing poor behaviour at Atkins extends to global parent group
  • 11 May 2020

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.