• 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Unite defends BCA action in face of ‘anti-democratic’ critics

    Unite defends BCA action in face of ‘anti-democratic’ critics0

    Unite the Union has again defended the industrial action carried out by its members at the Borders and Coastguard Agency, accusing critics of adopting an “anti-democratic” position that ignored workers’ fundamental rights. Unite also said it had received support from Spanish unions UGT and CCOO after the action, was slammed by business organisations in Gibraltar

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  • Unite slammed over ‘irresponsible’ industrial action at border

    Unite slammed over ‘irresponsible’ industrial action at border0

    Pedestrians crossing into Gibraltar from Spain yesterday faced lengthy queues as members of Unite the Union in the Borders and Coastguard Agency [BCA] continued with industrial action at the frontier, drawing a furious reaction from commuters and the local business community. At one point, the queue snaked back from Gibraltar through Spanish immigration control, across

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  • Unite welcomes Restsso pay review

    Unite welcomes Restsso pay review0

    Unite the Union has announced the Annual Wage Review 2018 in respects of its members at Restsso Trading Company Ltd. An agreement has been reached for all industrial and non-industrial staff of a 2% salary increase, effective from April 2018. In addition, a bonus scheme and an increase to annual leave entitlement have also been

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