Jenny began her career with the GMB in 1991 as an accounts clerk in the finance department, over the years Jenny took on more responsibilities until she eventually became our Regional Finance Officer, We’re really going to miss you! Hope you’ll enjoy every minute of your retirement. Best wishes!
A vacancy has arisen in the GMB Southern Region for a Membership Development Officer and applications are sought from those who are suitably qualified. I attach a copy of the Job Description for the Membership Development Officer.
As you know, 2019 is an election year for the Central Executive Council. I am the CEC appointed Regional Returning Officer for this Region.
GMB, your Union of choice in the NHS & Ambulance Service is committed to campaigning for:
Colleagues, we have received a number of inquiries about the GMB training courses, therefore, on Thursday 16th May we have set up an event in the Venue Civic Way, Huyton with the GMB Reachout team, we would like to invite all members, colleagues and family members along to meet the Reachout Project officers who will be on hand to assist you.
SS Mediclean forked out £30 million to shareholders – they can afford to lift their hard working staff out of poverty, says GMB Union
Hospital staff have voted to strike after a £400 million private outsourcing company refused to increase their ‘pauper’ pay.
For too long Asda retail colleagues have borne the brunt of a race to the bottom in supermarkets ”Lowest cost to operate”, costing colleagues a lot more than it's
In 2015 new Pension Schemes were introduced across the Public Sector. These schemes increased the retirement age. In order to protect members from sudden increases in their retirement age, those within 10 years of retirement were exempt from being transferred into the new schemes.
A number of issues were raised by members which we attempted to iron out with management, some agreements were met swiftly, however, there was still one major issue that we couldn't get agreement on in relation to the rest periods which stood at 7 hours. We consulted GMB members who made it clear to us that the rest period was not sufficient and wanted it to be extended in order to maintain work-life balance we also raised health and safety concerns not just to our members but also the residents of Knowsley.
Each year GMB remembers the workers lost, on Workers Memorial Day and this year we gathered at Bill Smith House to pay our respects to remember fallen colleagues. In 2019 we should not lose a many as 50 000 people a year to work related illness, that is just not acceptable. Every worker has the right to return home safely from work and the GMB trade union will maintain pressure on employers to keep our members safe at work.