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31 July 2015 Rio members win legally binding agreement Rio members win legally binding agreement
In March, BECTU members at the Rio Centre (Dalston) Limited went to the CAC (Central Arbitration Committee) and formally won the right to collective union representation for their chosen bargaining unit, covering all staff with the exception of the Chief Executive.
28 July 2015 Find Your Future 2015: book now! Find Your Future 2015: book now!
Bookings are continuing for the summer event for would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sectors. Find Your Future happens on Wednesday 12 August in London. More info below.
24 July 2015 BECTU's LOVE IT OR LOSE IT campaign gains celebrity support  BECTU's LOVE IT OR LOSE IT campaign gains celebrity support
Big names are coming out in force to support BECTU’s LOVE IT OR LOSE IT campaign to save the BBC, writes national official, Sofie Mason.
24 July 2015 Support the Labour Party? Register as an affiliated supporter Support the Labour Party? Register as an affiliated supporter
BECTU members who back the aims and objects of the Labour Party can sign-up online to become Affiliated Supporters, with the right to attend meetings and vote to select candidates for elected offices. Members who register by 12 August will secure a vote in the upcoming contests for leader and deputy leader.
23 July 2015 BBC Factual & Daytime: 90 jobs at risk BBC Factual & Daytime: 90 jobs at risk
A consultation process gets under way this week on proposed changes to staffing levels in Factual & Daytime Production in London, writes national official, Sofie Mason.
23 July 2015 Media Parents' Edinburgh Back to Work Scheme: Apply by 31 July
Media Parents, the networking and mentoring group, set up to support parents working in the media, and more generally to help those returning to the fold, is running a Back to Work at the Edinburgh TV Festival for a third year.
23 July 2015 Summer event for apprentices & trainees Summer event for apprentices & trainees
Find Your Future 2015, an event for would-be apprentices and trainees in the creative sectors will happen on Wednesday 12 August in London. BECTU issued the following press release today, 23 July 2015.
22 July 2015 Find Your Future 2015: new session confirmed Find Your Future 2015: new session confirmed
New session with BBC Academy confirmed at our summer event for new entrants to the creative sectors.
20 July 2015 Find Your Future 2015: more industry participants announced Find Your Future 2015: more industry participants announced
More organisations join our summer event for new entrants seeking apprenticeship and trainee opportunities in the creative sectors. Find Your Future takes place on Wednesday 12 August in London.
17 July 2015 Government review puts BBC's cart before horse Government review puts BBC's cart before horse
BECTU has spoken out against the timing of a full review of the BBC just days after its future funding was set by government.

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