Pledge your support Back the Unite 4 Heathrow pledge Unite is backing Heathrow expansion because we believe it is the best option to protect our members’ futures, along with the 130,000 existing jobs that rely on the airport and the 70,00 new jobs and 10,000 apprenticeships for young people that it will create. For the investment and economic prosperity that it will bring to every part of the UK. Please sign up now to back Heathrow and help us secure a better and more prosperous future for our members and all of the UK. Sign up and you’ll receive updates on the latest campaign news and events. You may also be interested in... Parliamentary candidates urged to see work of health visitors and school nurses, as campaign grows to ringfence ‘public health’ budgetsUnite national officer for health Sarah Carpenter said: “We will be asking our members to invite prospective parliamentary candidates to come and see what community nurses do on a daily basis to support families with babies and young children." Unite in Health newsletter Spring 2017The newsletter for all Unite members who work in the NHS and associated services Two-thirds of London chefs believe long hours’ culture is harming their health, Unite survey revealsAlmost half of chefs surveyed said they worked between 48 and 60 hours each week, with it now standard practice for employers to include an automatic ‘opt-out’ of the 48-hour a week rule in workers’ contracts Unite accuses drinks giant of threatening workersUnite the union has accused drinks giant Diageo of planning to move work out of Scotland just to threaten workers. Transline must not be allowed to ‘dodge’ its responsibilities to workers, says UniteTransline is currently refusing to pay a portion of back pay owed to workers at Sports Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse because of non-payment of the minimum wage according to Unite.