• GSD critical of Govt’s ‘knee-jerk’ response on agency workers

    GSD critical of Govt’s ‘knee-jerk’ response on agency workers0

    The Gibraltar Government’s announcement on agency workers was a “knee-jerk” reaction to “mounting concern”, GSD Leader Keith Azopardi said yesterday, adding that it was a policy reached without consultation with unions. He was reacting after Unite the Union and the GGCA complained about a lack of discussion or notice on the move. The GSD said

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  • Unite calls on Government to reengage on agency workers

    Unite calls on Government to reengage on agency workers0

    Unite the Union has called on the Gibraltar Government to reengage with it on the issue of agency workers after it “bypassed” the agreed way forward by offering a number of agency workers direct employment without consulting the union. Despite this, the union underscored that it wished to congratulate all those agency workers who have

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  • Workers demand an end to ‘unfair’ employment practices

    Workers demand an end to ‘unfair’ employment practices0

    Unite the Union vowed to carry on holding demonstrations should the Gibraltar Government fail to take action on “unfair” working practices in Gibraltar, as it demanded “action instead of promises”. Backed by demonstrators chanting “enough is enough”, Unite officials led a march from Casemates Square to No.6 Convent Place where a one-minute silence was held

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  • Controversy ahead of union demo today

    Controversy ahead of union demo today0

    Unite the Union will lead a demonstration in the heart of town today in protest against unfair employment practices it claims have become increasingly common in Gibraltar. Gibraltar’s other unions the GGCA and NASUWT Gibraltar will support the demonstration having agreed to work together to highlight the “misuse” of supply and agency workers. Additionally, the

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  • Unite rejects former convenor’s criticism

    Unite rejects former convenor’s criticism0

    Unite the Union has dismissed as baseless the criticism levelled at the union’s local leadership by a former convenor. Marilyn Bramble, who until recently was convenor at the GHA and also represented Gibraltar on Unite’s National Executive in the UK, claimed the union’s members in Gibraltar were receiving “unprofessional and disgraceful” service. Mrs Bramble said

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  • Unite plans demo on workers’ rights………as former convenor slams union’s local leadership

    Unite plans demo on workers’ rights………as former convenor slams union’s local leadership0

    DEMO Unite the Union has begun distributing leaflets to housing estates and workplaces ahead of the demonstration it will hold next week against the ‘exploitation of workers’ in Gibraltar. The Union held a convening meeting at its Transport House headquarters yesterday which drew together around 150 shop stewards and activists in order to discuss the

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