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This is nothing short of an attempted cover up, but it’s no wonder that Ministers fought tooth and nail to cover up these damning figures. GMB, the union for public sector workers, has exposed a shock Treasury report which Chancellor Philip Hammond tried to hide showing public sector wages [...]
The figure rises above 60 per cent in cases for rape, incest and serious malformation of the foetus. Most people across Ireland, North and South, now support abortion on the basis of a woman asking for one, a new GMB report has found. [...]
Sellafield management’s campaign of intimidation is not helping negotiations and is making matters significantly worse says GMB. GMB, the union for nuclear workers, has accused Sellafield Management of intimidation ahead of the second firefighters strike today. [...]
Yesterday inflation hit 3%, so this Arriva pay offer means a real terms pay cut for members. GMB members working for Arriva will walk out tomorrow [October 19 2017] in the first of three strikes following a pay dispute. [...]
This is the dark side of the so called ‘gig-economy’, where bosses can cast aside drivers for failing to be slaves to their appliances. GMB, the union for Taxi and private hire drivers, has welcomed calls from the Welsh Government for Uber to develop a business culture in line [...]
But 21 are still set to close in a dark day for parents and children of the UK’s second city. GMB, the union for children’s centre workers, is celebrating a ‘grim victory’ after a campaign saved five children’s centres from closure. [...]
Public sector workers are being forced to go to food banks to eat - that is an absolute disgrace and it must stop. An uprising of ‘Maybots’ will descend on Parliament Square today as part of a mass rally against the public sector pay cap. [...]
More misery for five million public sector workers as their wages take yet another hammering. GMB says public sector workers are at breaking point as inflation hits three per cent. [...]
This deal is liable to further scrutiny from the US administration who may see it as an attempt to dodge their trade tariffs. GMB has welcomed a deal between Bombardier and Airbus announced today, but warns the ‘devil will be in the detail’. [...]
Walkout is a response to Sellafield management’s broken promises, says GMB. Members of GMB, the union for nuclear workers, are today taking the first of two planned 12.5 hour strikes this week over a heated dispute over pay and conditions at Sellafield. [...]

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  • Public Sector Pay Figures 'Hammond Tried To Hide'
    This is nothing short of an attempted cover up, but it’s no wonder that Ministers fought tooth and nail to cover up these damning figures. GMB, the union for public sector workers, has exposed a shock Treasury report which Chancellor Philip Hammond tried to hide showing public sector wages are now below those in the private sector. […]