• Union boss warns of no-deal Brexit dangers

    Union boss warns of no-deal Brexit dangers0

    By Richard Wheeler, PA Parliamentary Editor Boris Johnson and other Tory Brexiteers have been ridiculed over their expertise by a union boss who suggested poultry giant Bernard Matthews and nannies know more. Unite assistant general secretary Tony Burke sounded warnings over the dangers posed by a no-deal Brexit to the car industry at the Labour

  • Govt’s ‘Digital Services’ project sparks dispute with GGCA

    Govt’s ‘Digital Services’ project sparks dispute with GGCA0

    The GGCA has declared a dispute with the Gibraltar Government in respect of its membership within the Information Technology and Logistics Department, citing a series of secondments from the department. In a statement the white-collar union said it felt it had no choice but to commence with industrial action. The union said the main contention

  • GGCA “dismayed” by Bossano’s budget speech

    GGCA “dismayed” by Bossano’s budget speech0

    The GGCA committee said it is “dismayed” by the comments made regarding the public sector by Sir Joe Bossano in his budget speech last week. In his speech, the Minister for Public Sector Efficiency said the public sector is “unsustainable” in its current form, even without Brexit. Mr Bossano also said there is a need

  • Government and GHA hit back at ‘misleading’ Unite comments

    Government and GHA hit back at ‘misleading’ Unite comments0

    The Gibraltar Government and the GHA last night hit back at Unite the Union claims regarding the privatisation of the public sector, underscoring that it has no intention to privatise health services in Gibraltar. This comes after Unite expressed ‘serious concern’ at the intention of the Government to “bulldoze its privatisation programme in the public

  • Unite the Union conference in Brighton

    Unite the Union conference in Brighton0

    Unite the Union is holding its biannual Policy Conference in Brighton this week. Attending the Conference is Gibraltar Area Activist Committee Chairperson Christian Duo in his capacity as Executive Council observer. The Gibraltar branch of Unite the Union presented a motion at the Policy Conference on Brexit calling for Gibraltar to be included both in

  • Unite keeps Gib in mind as it mobilises against Brexit

    Unite keeps Gib in mind as it mobilises against Brexit0

    Unite the Union yesterday vowed to mobilise against “the cliff-edge” brought about by the UK government’s “abysmal” handling of the Brexit process. In a statement passed overwhelmingly by Unite’s policy conference in Brighton, the union said it would push for a general election in order to deliver a Labour government committed to securing the best