Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox urges unity not division
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
DELEGATES at GMB congress voted to continue the union’s support for “safe and respectful” fracking yesterday.
A mix of “nuclear, gas, solar, wind and any other economically viable renewable options that come along” would be required before renewable...
LEADING courier firm Hermes is putting drivers and the public at risk to boost profits, general union GMB charged yesterday.
Hermes delivery workers could be driving without insurance because their policies do not cover the use of their cars for business purposes, the union says.
THERESA MAY was branded “the artful dodger” by GMB leader Tim Roache yesterday.
In his keynote address to his union’s congress, Mr Roache poured scorn on the Tory pledge to support new workplace rights.
“Forgive my scepticism when Theresa May says...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ALMOST two-thirds of people in precarious work are not taking sick days when ill for fear of losing their job or not being paid, a new study revealed yesterday.
Polling results unveiled at GMB Congress showed that up to a third of the workforce are currently in the “gig...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
SECURITY GUARDS at school gates are not enough to stop stabbings, teaching and support staff warned yesterday.
Delegates at general union GMB’s Congress said kids were being put in danger by inadequate facilities and a culture of violence.
The union resolved to campaign...
TIM ROACHE knows who stands on the side of the workers
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Airline caused failure by sacking hundreds of workers – union
Tuesday 30th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell lambasted the Tories’ “total failure” to improve living standards yesterday as new figures showed the biggest fall in wages for three years.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that weekly wages went down by 0.2 per cent...
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
BRITAIN cannot afford another wages slump, unions warned yesterday as new figures showed inflation has overtaken wage growth.
The consumer price index (CPI) rose to 2.7 per cent in April, according to Office for National Statistics figures, above economist predictions of 2.6 per...
Wednesday 17th May 2017