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.
Social care in England is facing a bleak future despite planned changes as services have been forced into budget cuts, council chiefs say. Research by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services showed £800m was likely to be taken from the £16bn budget this year. The group warned it meant "the bleak outlook becomes even bleaker".
NPower bosses pitched just £140 million into the government's fuel poverty fund while dodging up to £100m in tax, the Morning Star can reveal.