Jackie French, GMB Organiser and Bob Chritchly GMB Branch Secretary pictured with Head of HR Samantha Betts chief executive and the mayor Paul Dennett; joint signing of the 2yr pay assimilation national Agreement.
This very popular play, commissioned by the GMB North West & Irish Region and produced by Mike Howl, showing at Birkenhead Town Hall on 15 February 2019.
At our Branch Meeting in December the members gave us a mandate to continue with our action for the legacy Paramedics.
GMB dispute at Cammell Lairds, Birkenhead, the Company is currently looking at making nearly 300 employees redundant.
GMB dispute at Cammell Lairds, Birkenhead. As you may be aware, the Company is currently looking at making nearly 300 employees redundant. I am sure I do not need to tell you that these are skilled jobs desperately needed in an increasing economy of precarious employment. Throughout the consultation period, the GMB have pressed the company on their justification for this proposal as we firmly believe this is a cynical way to bring in a further casualisation of terms & conditions.
Paramedics are being stabbed, throttled, and sexually assaulted as shameful new figures show assaults on crew members have risen by one THIRD.
£25,000 cash benefit on first diagnosis of a covered female cancer or carcinoma in situ of the breast (an early stage cancer which hasn’t spread).
£2,500 cash benefit on first diagnosis of carcinoma in situ in any covered female organs other than the breast.
Paramedic Review. As you will now know the outcome of the recent JE was Band 5, no surprise there then
The other unions have written a joint response stating that they will now review their options. The GMB held a branch meeting on the day we found out the outcome and yes we were notified by way of the global email that was sent out to staff.
ASDA management has issued GMB Union with potential redundancy notices for just under 2,500 colleagues in 5 separate areas of work:
Combined Back Office
Cammell Laird are refusing to guarantee 290 jobs at their shipyard in Birkenhead, with a spokesperson saying that 'he was unable to confirm the number of potential redundancies'. Losing these jobs would be a massive loss not only for the workers at Cammell Laird and their families, but also the thousands of jobs in the supply chain and local economy reliant on this sector. Once these jobs and skills are lost, it is very difficult to rebuild capacity.