One of the objectives following on from the regional launch of the GMB manufacturing sections “Making It Campaign” back in May 2018, was to create a Manufacturing Activists forum within the region. This came to fruition on 22nd February 2019 when the Forum met for the first time.
Help the GMB trade union block the Sainsbury’s takeover of ASDA. This merger is not good for competition and will affect our members working for these supermarkets; it is a bad deal all round. The CMA provisional findings warned that the merger between Sainsbury’s/ASDA could result in substantial lessening of competition in:
What is covered?
A) Contingent Medical Malpractice
Union warns that lives, livelihoods and communities are on the line, not just share prices.
GMB Union, the trade union for ASDA workers, has come out in opposition to the proposed ASDA/Sainsbury’s merger as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released it’s ‘staggering’ provisional findings.
AMBULANCE SERVICE WORKERS - RETIREMENT AGE CAMPAIGN
HAVE YOUR SAY - COMPLETE THE GMB SURVEY TODAY!
GMB trade union has threatened industrial action over a decision to outsource staff at council run leisure centres.
Strong unions, better workplaces - HeartUnions week will take place from 11 to 17 February 2019. A week of activity throughout England and Wales that highlights the good work that unions do every day to offer everyone a voice at work.
A key aim of HeartUnions is to remind people what trade unions can do for them.
Legacy Paramedic Dispute - While it is now clear that a majority of the membership do not feel strongly enough to continue the fight to get justice for paramedics regarding their job evaluation. It is not something that this branch is willing to just forget and walk away from.
With job losses and closures rampant on the high street, this huge sell off would disastrous for consumers, employees and local communities. Says GMB Union
GMB, the union for ASDA workers, has hit back claims from the City the supermarket’s merger with Sainsbury could ‘absorb’ the sell off of 132 stores.
Oppose the fascists! Keep Manchester Nazi Free! No Pasaran! Rally 10:30am Sat 9 Feb 2019 Piccadilly Gardens
After attacks and harassment of RMT pickets, Muslims, disabled people, bookshops, a Holocaust survivor, trades unionists, socialists, and anti-racist campaigners...the racist 'yellow vests’ have announced they will be back in Manchester on Sat 9th Feb.