IT WAS with great sadness this week that we learned of GMB’s national president Mary Turner passing away after a typically brave fight against cancer.
To say Mary was a GMB institution would be understating it.
I have often described her as the “beating heart”...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
The report into the ‘gig economy’ recognises some of the problems but the solutions it proposes are utterly worthless to improve conditions, writes TIM ROACHE
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
Taylor report fails to deal with problems of the gig economy, warn unions
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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...
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
TIM ROACHE knows who stands on the side of the workers
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
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
GMB’s Roache brands it an Insult to the Taxpayer
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
PM won’t make worker representation on boards compulsory
Tuesday 22nd Nov 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
After six years of Tory rule it’s clear for all to see that their cuts agenda isn’t working for anybody – except the 1 per cent, says TIM ROACHE
Saturday 5th Nov 2016
BRITAIN’S third-largest union has backed Owen Smith to become Labour Party leader after a ballot of members — but only 7 per cent voted.
GMB revealed yesterday that members who voted endorsed Jeremy Corbyn’s rival by 60 per cent to 40 per cent.
Thursday 11th Aug 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain