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metro
Bradley Walsh caused chaos on Good Morning Britain by exposing the studio windowmore interested in his studio surroundings and, specifically, the backdrop. ‘T
Bradley Walsh caused chaos on Good Morning Britain by exposing the studio window
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
more interested in his studio surroundings and, specifically, the backdrop. ‘There’s something more pressing, here in the GMB studio, and I tell you what that is,’ he told viewers, gesturing to the view of London outside the window. Bradley Walsh... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Deals to develop Sizewell C signed between EDF and Chinese company CGNEPR reactors. During the development phase EDF will take an 80% share and CGN
Deals to develop Sizewell C signed between EDF and Chinese company CGN
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 hours ago
EPR reactors. During the development phase EDF will take an 80% share and CGN will take a 20% share. Justin Bowden, the GMB union’s national secretary for energy said: “With collective sighs of relief all round, it is fantastic news that the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Good Morning Britain biggest on-air gaffesbiggest gaffes to date. 1. Time to get Spellcheck? Eagle-eyed viewers have be
Good Morning Britain biggest on-air gaffes
Evening Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
biggest gaffes to date. 1. Time to get Spellcheck? Eagle-eyed viewers have been quick to notice a number of typos in the GMB on-screen captions. A gaffe back in 2015, which promoted a number of angry tweets, read: “ Ant and Dec back to thier... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reducing the GMB Producer Price to Import Parity Price Level - Is It Justifiable?two weeks ago, Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, suggested that the maize pr
Reducing the GMB Producer Price to Import Parity Price Level - Is It Justifiable?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
two weeks ago, Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, suggested that the maize producer price that the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) pays, be gradually converged with the import parity price (IPP) starting with the 2016/17 season. His argument was that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Command Agriculture - Will Zimbabwe Succeed?and communal farmers. The scheme was for vulnerable groups and those who could
Command Agriculture - Will Zimbabwe Succeed?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
and communal farmers. The scheme was for vulnerable groups and those who could not pay for the maize delivered to GMB for the 2010/11 season. 2008/09: Government sets a target of 500 000 hectares for intensive production in maize and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parastatal Bailouts Suspended... Resistance Expectedscheduled for 2018. There was a possibility government would be forced to cont
Parastatal Bailouts Suspended... Resistance Expected
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
scheduled for 2018. There was a possibility government would be forced to continue propping up the Grain Marketing Board (GMB), to shore up its political strategy to feed millions of starving rural folks devastated by an El-Nino induced drought... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
East Lancashire campaigners welcome Labour stance on frackinghave welcomed Labour’s party conference commitment to ban the controversial pro
East Lancashire campaigners welcome Labour stance on fracking
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
have welcomed Labour’s party conference commitment to ban the controversial process. But Hyndburn MP Graham Jones and the GMB union believe the move is short-sighted. Next month local government secretary Sajid Javid will decide whether to... Read more
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The New Statesman
Exclusive: Shami Chakrabarti set to become shadow attorney generalUnite’s total membership is larger, it affliates fewer members to the party tha
Exclusive: Shami Chakrabarti set to become shadow attorney general
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Unite’s total membership is larger, it affliates fewer members to the party than Usdaw, the shopworkers’ union, and the GMB do. Usdaw is a reliable block to Corbyn on the NEC and the GMB is at odds with the leadership over Trident and... Read more
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The New Statesman
In Kezia Dugdale, Scottish Labour may have picked an unlikely winnerUnite’s total membership is larger, it affliates fewer members to the party tha
In Kezia Dugdale, Scottish Labour may have picked an unlikely winner
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Unite’s total membership is larger, it affliates fewer members to the party than Usdaw, the shopworkers’ union, and the GMB do. Usdaw is a reliable block to Corbyn on the NEC and the GMB is at odds with the leadership over Trident and... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hampstead hotel pays out thousands after worker suffered age discriminationfor a volunteer role at the North London Hospice and is visiting her daughter a
Hampstead hotel pays out thousands after worker suffered age discrimination
The Ham&High Network / Posted yesterday
for a volunteer role at the North London Hospice and is visiting her daughter and granddaughter in Spain. Dennis McNulty, GMB branch secretary for Camden, said: “Consistent bullying and harassment by Premier Inn management is totally unacceptable... Read more
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chroniclelive
Durham teaching assistants could go on strike after reject new pay offerfor loss of earnings from one year to two and delaying the implementation of th
Durham teaching assistants could go on strike after reject new pay offer
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
for loss of earnings from one year to two and delaying the implementation of the changes to April 2017. While the GMB accepted the proposal, Unison and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers have rejected it. Unison says the revised... Read more
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Northern Echo
Teaching assistants to be balloted on strike action, despite split between GMB and Unison unionstoo. “Unison is fully behind the teaching assistants, whatever course of actio
Teaching assistants to be balloted on strike action, despite split between GMB and Unison unions
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
too. “Unison is fully behind the teaching assistants, whatever course of action they choose to take.” Members of the GMB have voted by 53.5 per cent to 46.5 per cent to accept the council's terms to settle the dispute, on a turnout of just... Read more
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Northern Echo
Durham teaching assistants vote to accept council's 'final offer' over classroom disputeunion our members involved in the dispute have spoken in a democratically held
Durham teaching assistants vote to accept council's 'final offer' over classroom dispute
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
union our members involved in the dispute have spoken in a democratically held ballot. That is to accept the offer. "The GMB is now tasked with going into urgent negotiations with Durham County Council and that is now what we will do.” Durham... Read more
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Sussex Express
First batch of unpaid wages delivered to patient transport staffwhich took over the contract in April, went bust earlier this month leaving its
First batch of unpaid wages delivered to patient transport staff
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
which took over the contract in April, went bust earlier this month leaving its employees out of pocket. This week the GMB union confirmed that its members had finally received basic pay for August, due to the intervention of the High Weald... Read more
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Chichester Observer
First batch of unpaid wages delivered to patient transport staffwhich took over the contract in April, went bust earlier this month leaving its
First batch of unpaid wages delivered to patient transport staff
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
which took over the contract in April, went bust earlier this month leaving its employees out of pocket. This week the GMB union confirmed that its members had finally received basic pay for August, due to the intervention of the High Weald... Read more
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Scotsman
Row after Scottish Government snub fracking ship arrivalminister could be bothered turning up to this arrival.” Union leaders also wel
Row after Scottish Government snub fracking ship arrival
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
minister could be bothered turning up to this arrival.” Union leaders also welcomed the development. Gary Smith, GMB regional secretary, said: “Hundreds of millions have been invested in Grangemouth. Tens of thousands of jobs depend on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Schools Feeding Programme a Step in the Right Directionbegan last term for ECD to Grade Two learners. The Government provides the maiz
Schools Feeding Programme a Step in the Right Direction
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
began last term for ECD to Grade Two learners. The Government provides the maize grain which the school collects from GMB and parents have agreed to pay $1 per month for the relish. Parents with children at the school said that this... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn: 'We'll win election as socialist party'gas from the US arrived at Grangemouth this morning. He defended the ban: "We
Corbyn: 'We'll win election as socialist party'
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
gas from the US arrived at Grangemouth this morning. He defended the ban: "We will of course be discussing this with the GMB. "The reason Barry [Gardiner] made the speech that he did was because of the pollution, cost and environmental costs of... Read more
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Search Engine Land
How do you deal with local SEO KPIs that don't pass the smell test?Google Search Console data: Total Google My Business page impressions = ~4.9K
How do you deal with local SEO KPIs that don't pass the smell test?
Search Engine Land / Posted 2 days ago
Google Search Console data: Total Google My Business page impressions = ~4.9K Because we set up Google My Business (GMB) tracking parameters, we are able to see performance data in the Google Search Console (GSC) Search Analytics... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Van overturns on M60, Metrolink services suspended between Ashton and Velopark after motorcyclist seriously injuredBarry Gardiner, said Britain needed to move on to clean energy rather than rely
Van overturns on M60, Metrolink services suspended between Ashton and Velopark after motorcyclist seriously injured
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Barry Gardiner, said Britain needed to move on to clean energy rather than relying on fossil fuels. However the powerful GMB union, which represents energy workers, claimed that losing shale gas would force Britain to rely on foreign regimes run... Read more
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express
'It's a disgrace!' Chuka Umunna hits out at trolling of 'Blairite' Clive Lewis– it’s not just like members versus the MPs – two of our biggest unions are in
'It's a disgrace!' Chuka Umunna hits out at trolling of 'Blairite' Clive Lewis
express / Posted 2 days ago
– it’s not just like members versus the MPs – two of our biggest unions are in favour of the renewal of Trident, Unite and GMB – both of which I’m a member. “It doesn’t cut simply in our party and what he has said is we’ve got to settle our... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Labour pledge to ban fracking if they win next general electionBarry Gardiner, said Britain needed to move on to clean energy rather than rely
Labour pledge to ban fracking if they win next general election
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Barry Gardiner, said Britain needed to move on to clean energy rather than relying on fossil fuels. However the powerful GMB union, which represents energy workers, claimed that losing shale gas would force Britain to rely on foreign regimes run... Read more
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express
Is this the moment Clive Lewis’ Trident speech script was changed moments before delivery?wants to keep alive the possibility of a new policy with alternatives to the £4
Is this the moment Clive Lewis’ Trident speech script was changed moments before delivery?
express / Posted 2 days ago
wants to keep alive the possibility of a new policy with alternatives to the £42 billion project. Trade unions such as GMB and Unite, however, are determined that Trident renewal is vital for defence industry and high skilled jobs.Related... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Yorkshire campaigners celebrate as Labour joins anti-fracking campannouncement was made as a shipment of fracked gas from the United States was d
Yorkshire campaigners celebrate as Labour joins anti-fracking camp
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
announcement was made as a shipment of fracked gas from the United States was due to arrive in the UK. Gary Smith, GMB Scotland Secretary, said: “Carting gas across oceans is not good from the environment and not good for security of supply... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP MP: I'll fight fracking in Scotland even if it's proved safeships. The shipment arrives today after fracking became the subject of a fierc
SNP MP: I'll fight fracking in Scotland even if it's proved safe
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
ships. The shipment arrives today after fracking became the subject of a fierce debate at Labour's conference, with the GMB union hitting out after the UK party announced it would follow Kezia Dugdale's lead by backing an outright ban. Scottish... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP MP welcomes shale imports but vows to fight fracking in Scotland even if it's proved safeships. The shipment arrives today after fracking became the subject of a fierc
SNP MP welcomes shale imports but vows to fight fracking in Scotland even if it's proved safe
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
ships. The shipment arrives today after fracking became the subject of a fierce debate at Labour's conference, with the GMB union hitting out after the UK party announced it would follow Kezia Dugdale's lead by backing an outright ban. Scottish... Read more
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SKY News
Khan: Opposition is 'not good enough' for Labournext election. Leading the revolt, on the day the first fracked gas from Ameri
Khan: Opposition is 'not good enough' for Labour
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
next election. Leading the revolt, on the day the first fracked gas from America arrives at Grangemouth in Scotland, the GMB union will condemn the new policy as "madness". Also on day three of the conference, the Shadow Health Secretary Diane... Read more
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Daily Star
McDonnell: Labour will force £10-an-hour minimum wage if electedLen McCluskey said it would be 'music to the ears of the millions of low-paid w
McDonnell: Labour will force £10-an-hour minimum wage if elected
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Len McCluskey said it would be 'music to the ears of the millions of low-paid workers' It was branded “madness” by the GMB union which says it is vital for generating thousands of jobs. Gary Smith, its Scotland secretary, said the UK would be... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour's only Scottish MP has a stark warning for Jeremy CorbynUnite leader and Corbyn ally Len McCluskey has pressed to have the package dela
Labour's only Scottish MP has a stark warning for Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Unite leader and Corbyn ally Len McCluskey has pressed to have the package delayed. However another powerful union, the GMB, is committed to seeing the reforms through and Dugdale is predicted to emerge the winner from the battle that has... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Labour conference - John McDonnell in the spotlightgas, and pledged to ban fracking. The move was welcomed by environmental campa
Labour conference - John McDonnell in the spotlight
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
gas, and pledged to ban fracking. The move was welcomed by environmental campaigners but was described as “madness” by the GMB union. However, the proposal is likely to please many voters in parts of Merseyside - fracking was a regular question... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Steel workers' fury as Jeremy Corbyn vows to ban fracking if Labour win electionThe GMB and Community unions both hit out because the fledgling industry will n
Steel workers' fury as Jeremy Corbyn vows to ban fracking if Labour win election
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The GMB and Community unions both hit out because the fledgling industry will need hundreds of thousands of tons of steel if it takes off across the UK and a ban would cost thousands of jobs. “It has potentially put another nail in the coffin of the... Read more
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express
Labour 'MADNESS': Party under fire for plans to BAN fracking if it wins powerat the conference in Liverpool, immediately plunged the party into a new civil
Labour 'MADNESS': Party under fire for plans to BAN fracking if it wins power
express / Posted 3 days ago
at the conference in Liverpool, immediately plunged the party into a new civil war with one of the leading unions. The GMB union furiously denounced Jeremy Corbyn and his extremist acolytes - whose patriotism has already come under questions -... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Union leaders praise John McDonnell's £10 minimum wage pledge bycan see now that only Labour Party is the only party that is serious about maki
Union leaders praise John McDonnell's £10 minimum wage pledge by
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
can see now that only Labour Party is the only party that is serious about making work pay in this country. The GMB’s David Hamblin added: “We welcome the Shadow Chancellor’s commitment to a £10 an hour living wage. GMB has campaigned... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn 'blinks first' in NEC power battle with Kezia Dugdalethe conference floor, but Ms Dugdale was confident they would be passed with th
Jeremy Corbyn 'blinks first' in NEC power battle with Kezia Dugdale
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
the conference floor, but Ms Dugdale was confident they would be passed with the help of members of the USDAW, Unison and GMB trade unions. Ian Murray, Labour’s only Scottish MP, told a conference fringe meeting that Mr Corbyn’s allies would... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Labour leadership angers GMB union with fracking announcementThe GMB, Labour’s third largest affiliate, has asserted its power at this Confe
Labour leadership angers GMB union with fracking announcement
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
The GMB, Labour’s third largest affiliate, has asserted its power at this Conference… with what it might decide are mixed results. Jeremy Corbyn is desperate for GMB support on the party’s governing National Executive Committee where votes can be on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour conference round up: 5 things we learned todayThe unions were incandescent, not least because the extraction of shale gas req
Labour conference round up: 5 things we learned today
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The unions were incandescent, not least because the extraction of shale gas requires a hefty amount of steel. The GMB was especially colourful in its reaction: "Given we will need gas to heat our homes and power industry, the question is... Read more
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BBC News
The economics of a £10 an hour living wageleft behind by the rising costs of rent, bills and essentials that threaten to
The economics of a £10 an hour living wage
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
left behind by the rising costs of rent, bills and essentials that threaten to overwhelm them," said David Hamblin of the GMB. I am sure Mr McDonnell was ready for expressions of disapproval from business groups worried about costs. "If a £10... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why Clive Lewis was furious when a Trident pledge went missing from his speechthe body. (Corbyn, as leader, has the right to appoint three.) One of Corbyn’s
Why Clive Lewis was furious when a Trident pledge went missing from his speech
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
the body. (Corbyn, as leader, has the right to appoint three.) One of Corbyn’s more resolvable headaches on the NEC is the GMB, who are increasingly willing to challenge the Labour leader, and who represent many of the people employed making the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'Real living wage' to be central to Labour 'bargain in the workplace'order to protect and expand the public sector. This would be disastrous for the
'Real living wage' to be central to Labour 'bargain in the workplace'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
order to protect and expand the public sector. This would be disastrous for the health of the UK economy." Chairman of the GMB union's young members' section David Hamblin said Mr McDonnell's real living wage should be extended to under-25s, who... Read more
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International Business Times
We will have to buy gas from 'henchmen and hangmen' if fracking banned says GMBhave to rely on "henchman, hangmen and head-choppers" to buy its gas if a Labou
We will have to buy gas from 'henchmen and hangmen' if fracking banned says GMB
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
have to rely on "henchman, hangmen and head-choppers" to buy its gas if a Labour government bans fracking in England, the GMB has warned. The trade union made the critical remarks after Barry Gardiner, the party's shadow energy secretary, unveiled... Read more
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International Business Times
Peace never achieved by dropping bombs from 30,000ft, Emily Thornberry tells Labour conferenceto leave the EU. MPs backed the £31bn ($40bn) renewal of Trident 472 to 117 in
Peace never achieved by dropping bombs from 30,000ft, Emily Thornberry tells Labour conference
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
to leave the EU. MPs backed the £31bn ($40bn) renewal of Trident 472 to 117 in May, with just 47 Labour MPs voting against the upgrade. Labour affiliated trade unions Unite and GMB, which represent thousands of defence workers, back Trident rene... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Labour’s new balance of power gives hope to anti-Corbyn MPsretreat through hideous terrain. In NEC votes until now, the swing votes have
Labour’s new balance of power gives hope to anti-Corbyn MPs
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
retreat through hideous terrain. In NEC votes until now, the swing votes have been the 4 representatives from the GMB and Unison. If Mr Corbyn can pull them to his side on an issue then he wins the vote. If he can’t, he loses it. After... Read more
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Daily Mail
Benedict Cumberbatch's star status is played down by pal Robert Rinderover the weekend, which has become the show's most watched clip ever. Great bo
Benedict Cumberbatch's star status is played down by pal Robert Rinder
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
over the weekend, which has become the show's most watched clip ever. Great body of work: During his appearance on GMB, Robert received a compliment from Piers about his toned torso Sassy! The sassy star shot back that Piers should compete... Read more
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Daily Record
Jeremy Corbyn attempts to block Kezia taking Scottish seat on ruling councilMore But she now faces another behind-the-scenes fight to have the policy appr
Jeremy Corbyn attempts to block Kezia taking Scottish seat on ruling council
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
More But she now faces another behind-the-scenes fight to have the policy approved by conference. Unions like the GMB back the reforms but others such as Unite oppose them, claiming the Scottish representative should be elected by the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ex Tennent's workers take firm to employment tribunalanother member of staff who had admitted to drinking because he was an alcoholi
Ex Tennent's workers take firm to employment tribunal
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
another member of staff who had admitted to drinking because he was an alcoholic. Ahead of his disciplinary hearing, his GMB union rep advised him to resign so that he received some pay and he agreed. This ultimately resulted in him losing out at... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ex Tennent's workers take firm to employment tribunalanother member of staff who had admitted to drinking because he was an alcoholi
Ex Tennent's workers take firm to employment tribunal
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
another member of staff who had admitted to drinking because he was an alcoholic. Ahead of his disciplinary hearing, his GMB union rep advised him to resign so that he received some pay and he agreed. This ultimately resulted in him losing out at... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Corbyn’s critics waiting for the olive branchsounds as though threats to the Labour General Secretary Iain McNichol have aba
Corbyn’s critics waiting for the olive branch
Channel 4 News / Posted 4 days ago
sounds as though threats to the Labour General Secretary Iain McNichol have abated. It’s thought his own union, the GMB, which also represents quite a few other officials in the Labour HQ and regional offices, may have issued a pretty stern... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Thurso college targeted for follow-up strikeCollege UHI could be affected next week with support staff set to go on strike
Thurso college targeted for follow-up strike
John O'Groat Journal / Posted 4 days ago
College UHI could be affected next week with support staff set to go on strike over a pay dispute. UNISON Scotland and the GMB union have announced a further series of strike days, with the first due on Tuesday. The row centres on pay rises with... Read more
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International Business Times
Owen Smith congratulates Corbyn as unions reaffirm their backing for Labour leaderrespecting and supporting the elected leader and his team; no more sniping, plo
Owen Smith congratulates Corbyn as unions reaffirm their backing for Labour leader
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
respecting and supporting the elected leader and his team; no more sniping, plotting and corridor coups." Even the GMB union, which had supported Smith, offered their congratulations to Corbyn, saying it was time to "stop banging on about... Read more
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Daily Record
Jeremy Corbyn calls for party unity following Labour leadership winlead our party and to have won the support of 193,000 members and supporters. T
Jeremy Corbyn calls for party unity following Labour leadership win
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
lead our party and to have won the support of 193,000 members and supporters. Thank you all." Union chief Tim Roache, the GMB general secretary, said: "It's time for the Labour party to unite and get on with holding this government to account,... Read more
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