Unite News http://www.google.co.uk/ The latest stories Unite. en-gb Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:32:57 GMT Copyright (C) www.rippleffect.com 15 Unite leader demands ‘special status’ for Gibraltar as Brexit poses greatest challenge in a generation Len McCluskey: “The open frontier with Spain must be retained and I demand that Theresa May and her Brexit team recognise this and that those people and communities who rely on the Gibraltar economy for their livelihoods are not used as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations.” http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-leader-demands-special-status-for-gibraltar/default.aspx tcm:11-31601 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:59:46 -0000 McCluskey: Gibraltar's workers are not bargaining chips for either London or Madrid Unite is the biggest union on the Rock so it is our duty to speak up on behalf of the 7,500 people who work there. The implications of a ‘hard’ or bungled Brexit on our Unite members and Gibraltar's industries are deep and serious. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/gibraltars-workers-are-not-bargaining-chips-for-either-london-or-madrid/default.aspx tcm:11-30602 Mon, 3 Apr 2017 12:31:15 -0000 Unite confirms the timetable for the general secretary election in 2017 The Executive Council of Unite the union has agreed that the timetable for the election of the union’s general secretary will be brought forward to the first months of 2017. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-confirms-the-timetable-for-the-general-secretary-election-in-2017/default.aspx tcm:11-29374 Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:47:03 -0000 UK’s biggest union gathers to challenge devastating inequality and disconnection blighting communities The 1.4 million-strong Unite union is hosting its 4th policy conference in Brighton from Monday 11 July until Friday 15 July. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/uks-biggest-union-gathers-to-challenge-devastating-inequality-and-disconnection-blighting-communities/default.aspx tcm:11-27375 Thu, 7 Jul 2016 12:11:06 -0000 Continuing RBS jobs cull as 156 staff in international section face axe 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. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/continuing-rbs-jobs-cull-as-156-staff-in-international-section-face-axe/default.aspx tcm:11-19264 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:45:54 -0000 Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar join forces to end border restrictions 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. http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/listofregions/gibraltar/gibraltar-news/unions-and-employers-from-spain-and-gibraltar-join-forces-to-end-border-restrictions/default.aspx tcm:11-17239 Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:41:47 -0000 Modernisation of industrial relations 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). http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/listofregions/gibraltar/gibraltar-news/modernisation-of-industrial-relations/default.aspx tcm:11-17241 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:55:26 -0000 Gibraltarian and Spanish unions draw up manifesto to end harassment of workers 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. http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/gibraltarian-and-spanish-unions-draw-up-manifesto-to-end-harassment-of-workers/default.aspx tcm:11-13628 Thu, 3 Oct 2013 16:46:06 -0000 Unite calls for ‘dialogue and reason’ in Gibraltar dispute 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 http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-calls-for-dialogue-and-reason-in-gibraltar-dispute/default.aspx tcm:11-12618 Fri, 9 Aug 2013 13:28:47 -0000 News digest 15 Febraury 2013 An end to New labour, the return of the 10p tax rate and a clanger from Cameron http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unitenewsdigest/newsdigest15february2013/default.aspx tcm:11-7576 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 10:57:40 -0000 News digest 1 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... http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/newsdigest1october2012/default.aspx tcm:11-2572 Mon, 1 Oct 2012 11:36:02 -0000