Unite gives FCA deadline for union recognition

Ten days to reply

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Unite gives FCA deadline for union recognition

The general secretary of Unite Sharon Graham has written to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) demanding trade union recognition for its workforce.

In a letter yesterday (3 November), Graham wrote to the FCA's chief executive Nikhil Rathi requesting unionisation, giving the FCA ten working days to respond by law. If they ignore the request, the union has the right to apply for recognition to the Central Arbitration Committee, a UK Government body which oversees trade unions and collective bargaining. The letter from Graham comes after the FCA blocked an employee email containing a union petition last week, labelling it a ‘phishing' email....

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