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Today
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. [...]
Earlier
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. [...]
Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have today (Wednesday) submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from [...]
Conservative’s flawed economic plan exposed once more as average pay drops even including bonuses. GMB says the UK desperately needs a pay rise as average real terms wages drop once again. [...]
Company appears to have learnt nothing after 75,000 passengers were stranded. GMB, the aviation union, has branded British Airways ‘pennywise and pound foolish’ as the company plans to outsource yet more jobs – despite an IT meltdown last week which left 75,000 passengers stranded. [...]

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  • School Staff Cuts 'Devastating'
    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. […]