The GMB Letters

We publish today all the lettters from the GMB union about the Unite leadership's attempts to de-recognise the GMB for Unite emplotyees.

4th August, click here
"I am writing to make clear that any attempt to derecognise the GMB will be fiercely resisted by this Union and our members working for Unite. We believe that the [proposals are a direct attack on the GMB and we will not take part in any ballot or give any credibility to proposals which are a blatant attempt to derecognise the GMB."

18th August, click, here

22nd August, click here

8th September, click here 
"The GMB is not going to take part in a beauty contest with a staff association over representation rights.  This goes against core trade union principles and our members are rightly outraged that you are proposing such a contest."

Taking Out Seven Countries in Five Years

In 2007 US General Wesley Clark reads out the list of countries the US plans to 'take out' in the next 5 years: