“Delegates from the North West & Irish region are heading back today from Brighton following another successful GMB Congress. The annual event, which started on Sunday, took in 3 sectional conferences this year (Commercial Services, Manufacturing and Public Services) and more than 50 delegates from our region took part in shaping the industrial, political, and social policy of the union.
Are you one of the Colleagues that is on Step Up for your Pension and have lost hours? If so please send us the following details:-
Name, address, age, which store you work at, and how long you have worked for Asda.
GMB Congress 2018 Awards for Bob Welham and Alan Malcolm, Bob received the Special Retirement Award and Alan earned the Outstanding Activist Award.
On Tuesday 22nd May, the GMB North West & Irish Region hosted the launch of GMB MAKING IT Campaign, which is a National initiative being organised by the GMB Manufacturing Section.
Private companies delivering public services may be spivvs, ‘Don’t call it outsourcing – call it spivvery’. Aditya Chakrabortty, Guardian Journal, April 24th, page 5.
The GMB negotiating team met with ASDA Logistics Services management on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th May for further pay negotiations. Management put forward 3 pay increase proposals:
Option 1 – 1.3% increase for 12 months
The far right group calling itself the 'Football Lads Alliance' (FLA) are holding a protest in Manchester on Saturday 19th May. FLA protests have involved fascists such as EDL founder Tommy Robinson.
Union warns a ‘bargain basement' deal could risk gambling with 330,000 people’s futures - as workers kept in dark on grocery merger
How people found out about the merger
GMB WELCOMES CHANGES TO NEW BRIDGE CROSSING RULES TO ALLOW FREE TRAVEL FOR WIDER RANGE OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES
Welcoming the announcement that vehicles carrying blood, plasma and human organs will now be exempt from charges for crossing the Mersey Gateway in Halton, GMB Organiser Michael Evans said: