26 February 2013
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25 February 2013
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21 February 2013
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18 February 2013
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Judges rule that the work and pensions secretary acted unlawfully

GMB North West & Irish Region

A panel of judges has ruled that the government’s controversial work-for-your-benefit schemes are unlawful and that the secretary of state for work and pensions had acted unlawfully by not giving unemployed people enough information about the penalties they faced and their rights to appeal against being made to work unpaid (in some cases hundreds of hours).



14 February 2013
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An Appeal for a World Wide Struggle

GMB North West & Irish Region

As you may be aware, the Korean Government Employees Union - a PSI affiliate - has issued an appeal  for world-wide support in their struggle for legal recognition.



12 February 2013
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11 February 2013
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7 February 2013
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6 February 2013
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Care Staff celebrate Union deal victory!

GMB North West & Irish Region

Staff at 500 privately owned care homes celebrated a victory today after three trade unions won recognition from Britain's largest independent care provider.

Four Seasons Health Care signed a landmark voluntary joint recognition agreement with the unions GMB Trade-Union, the Royal College of Nursing and Unison and the unions believe the deal will protect the future of 30,000 staff who care for 20,000 mainly elderly residents.

They also believe consultations between Four Seasons management and staff will improve working conditions and raise care standards.



5 February 2013
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