Front line public service workers have as good if not a better case and its time this case got a fair hearing as what's good enough for MPs is good enough for other public sector workers says GMB.
Some 7,000 health workers, trade unionists and activists marched through London today, Saturday, to defend the NHS. Health workers came from Bristol, Brighton and Newcastle to join the protest.
Following national research and campaigning by the GMB trade union, 3,213 workers in the construction sector had been identified by private sector firms as being involved in trade union activities.
The only emergency night shelter in Manchester and Salford has been forced to close, leaving the area's homeless people with little choice but to sleep on the streets.
Only 58% of 18-24 year olds found work in 2013, compared with almost 65% in 2009, the unions said, leaving a shortfall of 395,000 jobs.
Ten days ago Stephanie Bottrill sat in the redbrick terrace house which had been home for 18 years to write notes to her loved ones, the Sunday People reports. She ripped the pages from a spiral-bound notebook and placed them neatly in little brown envelopes.
The GMB Trade Union pledged today to collar British Gas and Leeds City Council over a £25 million cash pile aimed at creating jobs and cutting utility bills, to make sure it isn't simply buried in bureaucracy.