Caerphilly council investigates its use of a company to spy on workers. Trade Union questions these 'big brother' tactics.
Marley Eternit claimed tough market conditions and “low productivity” had prompted the move. Our Trade Union is in negotiations to secure redundancy packages. Some jobs could transfer to the firm’s other sites.
Children and teachers are still at risk of developing cancer due to asbestos-riddled classrooms, trade unionists in Liverpool heard today.
FIVE bosses at the owners of British Gas have shared a £16.4million payout as families face soaring bills amid freezing temperatures.
Employees at Crane Building Services in St Helens are set to take 2 days of strike action next week after pay negotiations broke down. Workers at the site, who are mostly GMB Trade Union members, are angry after the company proposed a pay freeze until July this year with a 2% increase from then. The company had recently announced a global increase in profits of 15%, with a £4m profit at the St Helens site alone.
Britain's poorest people face a nightmare of increasing deprivation as coalition cuts bite even deeper this year, Trade Unions and charities reported today.
Six care homes and four day centres are to be shut by Leeds City Council. But Trade Union, GMB, is resisting the plan and has called on the public to take action during the 12-week consultation.
GMB Trade Union supports the "Axe the Bedrrom Tax Campaign". Here are just 10 reason to support this.
Workplace Organiser Course (Day 6) at the Preston office. Our reps are now half way through their induction training. To date they have looked at workplace organisation contracts and many other topics.
1. The deficit is falling – but more slowly than the Office for Budget Responsibility forecast in December. This year’s deficit is forecast to be 7.4%. Overall national debt is rising – and more quickly than the OBR forecast in December. Debt will be 75.9% of GDP this year. Growth will be 0.6% this year – down from the OBR’s previous forecast of 1.2%.