As Bolton sweltered in the unseasonably warm heatwave that’s been affecting the entire country, Bolton 23 Branch Stewards working in frontline council services in Bolton Council’s Department of Place, were contacted by GMB members with concerns about the extreme working conditions.
Our S70 Security Branch entered a team in this event in support of CarersNI. It was a great effort both on the water and off. The team was beaten in the semi-final by the eventual winners. A total of £1000 was handed over to this very worthy cause.
FROM TRUMP TO TOMMY ROBINSON -TAKING ON THE RACIST RIGHT TODAY
Supported by GMB North West and Irish Region,
Every Region voted by a substantial margin to reject, and the overall figures are
- To reject 87.21%
“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