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Fresh Paramedic Strike
The last thing we want is ongoing industrial action, yet NWAS seem determined to let the situation continue says GMB Union...
Academy Cuts 13 Jobs
We know it is getting increasingly harder for schools to provide a decent education for our children, but the answer is not to take away vital support from the most vulnerable pupils says GMB....
Hose Pipe Ban as 400m Litres Wasted Daily
Millions of people in the North West are facing shortages while United Utilities let more than 175 Olympic-sized swimming pools’ worth of water go down the plug hole every single day, says GMB Union...
'Sleep In' Ruling Crticised
Common sense should be restored by any appeal to the Supreme Court, union says...
'Shambolic' Brexit White Paper
Workers and employers still have zero clarity about what the practical impact of Brexit will be, union warns...
UK needs plan to power 36 million electric cars
Ministers’ commitment to gas in energy mix is “common sense”...
No Compensation if £1billion Shipbuilding Deal Stays In UK
By contrast, putting order out to international tender could cost shipbuilding jobs and prosperity, warns union...
'Worrying' Fall In Manufacturing
The Government's haphazard approach to Brexit - coupled with Trump’s protectionist steel tariffs, are putting high quality UK jobs on the line says GMB Union...
Response To National Infrastructure Assessment
The National Infrastructure Commission is wrong is to suggest Britain can in some way ‘get by’ without a balanced energy mix says GMB Union...
'Shipbuilding's Coming Home'?
Review commissioned by Defence Secretary strengthens GMB’s campaign to keep Fleet Solid Support order in the UK...