Gibraltar news

News from the region.

UPC2016 - Unite on your side

UK’s biggest union gathers to challenge devastating inequality and disconnection blighting communities7 July 2016

The 1.4 million-strong Unite union is hosting its 4th policy conference in Brighton from Monday 11 July until Friday 15 July.

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    Continuing RBS jobs cull as 156 staff in international section face axe30 July 2014

    RBS International (RBSI) has announced a ‘restructuring’ exercise, putting a total of 156 staff at risk of redundancy in Gibraltar (22 job losses), Guernsey (5), Isle of Man (40) and Jersey (87), as well as two in London.

  • Gibraltar

    Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar join forces to end border restrictions2 April 2014

    Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar have joined forces for the first time to call on the UK government and politicians of all political parties to press the Spanish government to end the restrictions hurting workers and businesses on both sides of the border.

  • Gibraltar Joint Integrated Development Programme

    Modernisation of industrial relations19 March 2014

    Unite held a very successful "Joint Integrated Development Programme" with the Gibraltar government in a bid to modernise industrial relations. This was held in Unite's state of the art training facility in Esher (UK).

  • Gibraltar

    Gibraltarian and Spanish unions draw up manifesto to end harassment of workers3 October 2013

    Spanish and Gibraltarian unions are joining forces to call on the Gibraltar, Spanish and regional governments to enter dialogue and end the provocation and confrontation in the row over fishing rights and the imposition of beefed-up border checks.

  • Gibraltar

    Unite calls for ‘dialogue and reason’ in Gibraltar dispute9 August 2013

    Unite, which has more than 4,000 members in Gibraltar, has called for ‘political dialogue’ in the escalating row with Spain over fishing rights and the imposition of beefed-up border checks

  • News digest and newspaper mastheads

    News digest 15 Febraury 201315 February 2013

    An end to New labour, the return of the 10p tax rate and a clanger from Cameron

  • Fifty pound notes

    MPs pay demands reek of self interest10 January 2013

    69 per cent of MPs surveyed thought they were underpaid on their current salary of £65,738

  • Unite news digest

    News digest 1 October 20121 October 2012

    The Labour party conference is the main story across most of the newspapers with Labour leader Ed Miliband giving a strong interview on the Andrew Marr show – challenging Marr’s frequent interruptions - as a precursor to a day of debate. Unite helped set one of the key themes of the day...