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Today
This gives the lie the country is in safe hands with the Tories, says union. The GMB union has branded the Conservative manifesto ‘a shambles’ after the party performed a u-turn on social care just days after the policy was announced. [...]
Demos take place across the country in anger at ‘Wild West’ regulation. GMB members will launch a national day of protest in a bid to protect the taxi and private hire industries. [...]
Earlier
Tim Roache delivers powerful speech to activists in Welsh capital. Tim Roache produced a stirring speech to GMB activists in the Cardiff office. [...]
This measure is a drop in the ocean compared to the £2.6 billion social care funding chasm the Government has presided over. GMB has criticised the Conservative’s ‘dementia tax’ plans for placing the social care burden on the wrong shoulders. [...]
It's time that nurses, teaching assistants, and all other public sector workers got the real pay rise they need and deserve. GMB, the union for public sector workers, has commented on an IFS report [1] highlighting recruitment and retention issues caused by the Government's 1% public sector pay cap. [...]
Theresa May leading us down garden path again, says union. GMB has described the Conservative Manifesto as a ‘great swindle’. [...]
'Proof positive' that austerity has failed working people, says union. GMB has called for a commitment from all political parties to tackle falling wages and living standards as new figures today show the first quarterly decline in earnings since 2014. [...]
New hope for shipyard workers’ fight for justice. Labour has pledged to help the Cammell Laird strikers in their quest for the truth. [...]
The country is crying out for change and this manifesto can deliver it. GMB has backed the Labour manifesto which will practically change millions of lives. Jeremy Corbyn unveiled the party’s pledges to the country in Bradford this morning. [...]
Public sector pay cap 'completely untenable' as cost of living increases. GMB has called on the Prime Minister to end the public sector pay cap as inflation figures show that the cost of living in increasing much faster than wages. [...]

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  • Tory Manifesto 'Total Shambles' After U-Turn
    This gives the lie the country is in safe hands with the Tories, says union. The GMB union has branded the Conservative manifesto ‘a shambles’ after the party performed a u-turn on social care just days after the policy was announced. […]