Why is Theresa May's Government allowing this vital order of Royal Navy support ships to be built overseas when we can build it in Britain? This Government is making a mockery of competition rules and recklessly putting thousands of UK jobs at risk.
Theresa May's boast she's scrapping the pay cap is falling apart. Our public service workers are still feeling the #PayPinch. After eight years we need real investment to fund services and proper pay rises.
On this day, 21 July 1972, five shop stewards were arrested and jailed by the National Industrial Relations Court for refusing to obey a court order to stop picketing a container depot in East London. Their arrest and imprisonment led to the Trades Union Congress calling a general strike. They were released five days later after mass protests and wildcat strikes. This is the story of the legislation that led to the jailing of the Pentonville Five: http://libcom.org/history/how-kill-act-parliament-jack-ray
🗣️💬 Stuart Fegan, GMB National Officer: "It’s a disgrace that customers face a £1,000 fine as private water fat cats trouser millions, all the while failing to invest to tackle leakages. Whatever the weather, we need to take back the tap and ensure our water services are run in the interests of the public once more and not just the few at the top.”
Solidarity message: GMB Rotherham condemns yesterday's violent assaults by Tommy Robinson supporters in London on members and officials of the RMT, including Steve Headley, Snr assistant General Secretary.
🗣️💬 Tim Roache "Our Prime Minister should not be inviting Donald Trump to tear down hard won protections that keep us all safe when we work, travel and shop. When I hear politicians who already have a dodgy record on workers' rights talk about bureaucratic barriers that frustrate business, I don’t just hear words, I hear alarm bells."
Theresa May has appointed someone who think British workers are ‘lazy’ and threatens rights including the minimum wage says the GMB Union. Dominic Raab, the newly appointed Brexit Secretary, needs to be held account for his previous comments denigrating British workers and proposals to weaken rights including the minimum wage says GMB.