National News

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It’s beyond stupid for the UK to rely on foreign Governments and companies to keep our lights on. GMB, the union for energy workers, has said a proper home-grown, publically funded energy supply would be a cheaper alternative to another Hinkley Point C style funding arrangement. [...]
The suspended worker has been treated unfairly in our view and should be reinstated immediately and a sensible resolution should be brought about says GMB London. Hospital workers in Watford General hospital who asked their managers for permission to wear three quarter length trousers because of the intense heat were [...]
Embargoed until 00:01 Friday June 23, 2017. Union makes rallying cry on anniversary of the EU referendum. [...]
New figures show more than ten thousand support staff jobs lost. GMB, the union for school support staff, today said that children’s education was suffering as support staff bear the brunt of school funding cuts. [...]
We must protect supply which provides 85% for heat to our homes, says union. GMB, the union for energy workers, has expressed concern over the decision by British Gas owners Centrica to close the UK’s largest gas storage plant. [...]
Tim Roache, GMB General Secretary, said: "If that's what the Prime Minister called a General Election for, she's wasted everyone's time. [...]
Consultation begins today on scheme to shut almost half city’s council-funded facilities. GMB has reacted with fury as secret plans to close almost half of Birmingham Council funded Children’s Centres emerged. [...]
Government must look after ordinarily working people as growth lowest for four years. GMB union has called for urgent action on the cost of living crisis as retail sales growth slumped to its lowest level for four years. [...]
Proud that GMB has made ending the pay pinch a flagship campaign [...]
Public sector workers outstripped majority in over 80% of the seats lost by the party in Thursday’s election. New analysis from GMB, the union for public service workers, reveals the Conservative’s seven year squeeze on public sector pay may have cost them dozens of seats in last week’s general election. [...]

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