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RUGBY LEAGUE AND GMB BACKED PLAYERS’ ASSOCIATION JOIN SPORT'S SOCIAL MEDIA BLACKOUT
GMB union supports all those working together to end discrimination once and for all. ...
ADDISON LEE LATEST GIG ECONOMY EMPLOYER TO FALL IN WORKERS’ RIGHTS FIGHT
Private hire firm Addison Lee is the latest gig economy firm to have their bogues self-employment exposed by the courts. ...
43RD DAY OF BRITISH GAS STRIKE ACTION TO COINCIDE WITH MASS SACKINGS
The fact British Gas doesn't care for either customers or staff is shown by mass sacking of engineers it badly needs to service these customers...
WILKO WORKERS READY FOR STRIKE ACTION AFTER BOSSES CUT SICK PAY, BUT KEEP THEIR OWN
Consultative ballot sees 88% of Wilko Employees voting for industrial action following ‘savage’ cuts....
WILKO KEYWORKERS READY FOR STRIKE ACTION AFTER BOSSES CUT SICK PAY – BUT KEEP THEIR OWN
Consultative ballot sees 88% of Wilko Employees voting for industrial action following ‘savage’ cuts....
Slow Clap #WithNHSStaff for Fair Pay
NHS staff are reeling from the Government’s insulting 1% pay offer – a real-terms cut for people who put their lives on the line for us....
TOMAHAWK REPAYS LOANS TAKEN FROM LOW PAID STAFF IN ‘MASSIVE WIN FOR WORKERS’
Tomahawk restaurants has begun repaying the low-paid, furloughed workers it borrowed money from in a ‘massive win for workers’. ...
LEADER OF COUNCIL WITH £9 MILLON BRITISH GAS CONTRACT URGES COMPANY TO WITHDRAW FIRE AND REHIRE PLAN
The leader of a council that has spent more than £9 million with British Gas over the past five years has urged the company to withdraw its fire and rehire plan. ...
GAS STRIKE GOES AHEAD AFTER ENGINEERS OVERWHELMINGLY REJECT OFFER
British Gas engineers have walked out for their 27th day of strike action today after they overwhelmingly rejected a revised offer from the company at ACAS. ...
ANGER AS GOVERNMENT THREATENS NHS WORKERS WITH ‘PALTRY’ 1% PAY RISE OR MORE CUTS
Ministers’ position shows a complete disregard for NHS workers as DHSC Pay Review Body submission is six weeks late....
TOMAHAWK RESTAURANT ‘BULLIES’ LOW PAID FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES INTO LENDING CASH TO PAY COMPANY PENSION AND NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS
GMB has slammed Tomahawk restaurants for 'bullying’ its low-paid, furloughed workers into lending them the money to pay employers National Insurance and pension contributions....
BRITISH GAS STRIKE DAYS 23 TO 26 GO AHEAD AS PARENT COMPANY CENTRICA ANNOUNCES £700 MILLION PROFIT
Fire and rehire remains the main obstacle to a potential settlement from the talks at ACAS, says GMB Union...
GMB YOUNG MEMBERS SUPPORT BRITISH GAS MEMBERS WITH £2,000 DONATION TO STRIKE FUND
Members from the GMB Young Members’ Network (YMN), in the region, have agreed to donate £2,000 from their fund to support striking British Gas workers....
UNIONS CALL FOR SUBSTANTIAL PAY RISE FOR COUNCIL AND SCHOOL WORKERS
Our members put themselves in harm’s way to protect the public, their dedication must be recognised, says GMB Union....
COMMUNITY ANGER AS ASTREA ACADEMY TRUST PULLS THE PLUG ON LOCAL DONCASTER SCHOOL
GMB Union, which represents thousands of school support staff across the UK, has today slammed Astrea Academy Trust following its announcement that Hillside Primary School in Doncaster is closing to save money. ...
GMB UNION AND BARNSLEY COUNCIL JOIN FORCES FOR GOOD CAUSE
Food and supplies worth £12,000 is now being distributed to vulnerable residents by Age UK Barnsley thanks to the fundraising efforts of Barnsley Council staff and the local GMB Union branch. ...
BRITISH GAS WORKERS START SECOND WAVE OF STRIKE ACTION TOMORROW AS COMPANY FAIL TO SEE SENSE OVER FIRE AND REHIRE PLANS
GMB members working at British Gas will forge ahead with a second wave of strike action as their appeal to the company to rethink its fire and rehire policy go unheeded....
GMB ANNOUNCE NEW BRITISH GAS STRIKE DATES
British Gas should recognise that the only way to end the disruption they provoked is to take fire and rehire pay cuts off the table....
ALMOST TWO THIRDS OF NHS STAFF READY TO WALK
On ‘International Thank You’ day GMB revealed shocking figures showing 60% of NHS staff considering leaving the service - and calls for resources for the overwhelmed service....
National five-day British Gas strike over fire & rehire begins Thurs 7 Jan
Loyal workers have been provoked into this strike by CEO of profitable company and now they will make their voices heard, says GMB Union. ...