8 June 2021
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3 June 2021
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GMB UNION CONCERN OVER ASDA BAKERY REDUNDANCIES

GMB union concern over ASDA bakery redundancies

It is time the board stopped thinking about just the money and considered their long serving colleagues’ job security and offering real choice to customers.

Asda bakery redundancies a concern the GMB union, a decision make so quickly after consultation.

For the past weeks we have been in consultation with ASDA over the proposals to end scratch baking, replace with part baked products and make our skilled bakers redundant.

Thank you for all our members who have told us their views which have been passed on through the consultation to ASDA.



21 May 2021
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14 May 2021
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GMB UNION STILL FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE CAMMELL LAIRD 37

GMB union Justice campaign for Cammell Laird 37 with Giovanna Holt

We are still fighting for access to information, to this day for the Cammell Laird 37.

GMB UNION STILL FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE CAMMELL LAIRD 37, Giovanna Holt talks to Eddie Marnell

The GMB union is still fighting for justice for the Cammell Laird 37 pickets from 1984

Giovanna Holt, GMB union North West & Irish region senior organiser, talks to Eddie Marnell from the Cammell Laird 37 campaign for justice; about progress and the next steps.



12 May 2021
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COVID HEALTH RISKS OF VIRUS AND ANXIETY FEAR OF CATCHING EFFECTS CONCERN FOR GMB UNION

GMB union concern of Covid Health & Safety risk to low paid workers

GMB union concern for workers who can’t afford to take time off work and lose pay or even their jobs.

GMB union, Health & Safety Officer, Paul Holleran raises concern for Covid risk and anxiety fear of catching virus

There is a double whammy health risk from COVID-19. The first obviously is catching the virus, with the possibility of death or long Covid, both with devastating effects, impacting on families and our communities.



4 May 2021
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EILEEN TURNBULL, SHREWSBURY 24 CAMPAIGN SECRETARY AND RESEARCHER, TALKS TO GIOVANNA HOLT, GMB UNION SENIOR ORGANISER

GMB union Campaign for Justice Shrewsbury 24

''The GMB union has supported us from day one. The North West & Irish region had confidence in us and would go out of their way to encourage and help us in any way they could.''

10 YEARS RESEARCH FOR FRESH EVIDENCE REQUIRED BY COURT OF APPEAL, GMB UNION SHREWSBURY 24 CAMPAIGN

Shrewsbury 24 Campaign Secretary and Researcher, Eileen Turnbull, talks to Giovanna Holt, GMB union senior organiser; about this Campaign for Justice and 10 years research for fresh evidence.



29 April 2021
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GMB UNION DISABLED WORKERS GROUP HELD AN ONLINE EVENT AS PART OF UNION EQUALITY

GMB union Equalities event for Disabled workers

The Disabled Workers Group currently meet every 6-8 weeks

GMB union Disabled Group held online event as part of Union Equality

The regions Disabled Workers Group held their first event on Microsoft Teams this week. The event saw some of our disabled activists sharing their experiences in work, while travelling and also had some practical guidance around benefit advice.



27 April 2021
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INTERNATIONAL WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY 2021 REMEMBERED AT GMB TRADE UNION

GMB union marks International Workers Memorial Day

Today we remember all those who have died as a result of work and promise to fight for all those at risk.

Workers Memorial Day 2021

2021 International Workers Memorial Day GMB union Giovanna Holt

GMB trade union mark International Workers Memorial Day 2021

International Workers Memorial Day is a day when we remember all those who have died because of work. In the UK since records were kept, more than 50,000 people have died because of exposure to hazardous substances, to chemicals and toxic working practices, including 5,000 from across the North West.



15 April 2021
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APRIL MARKS WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY AS WORKERS CONTINUE TO DIE AT WORK

GMB union Health & Safety in the workplace

This month of April we remember deaths at work across the world on International Workers Memorial Day (April 28)

Workers continue to die at work in 2021 as we mark Workers Memorial Day in April

The Health & Safety At Work Act was introduced in 1974, after decades of campaigning by trade unions to bring better protection to working people.



6 April 2021
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EQUALITIES GROUP AT GMB UNION CELEBRATED WOMENS HISTORY MONTH

GMB union Equalities Group womens history month

It’s no longer unusual to see a woman bus driver, firefighter or engineer turn up at your house to repair an electrical fault.

March is Women’s History Month, celebrated by GMB union Equalities Group

During the month of March we celebrated Women’s History Month with some of our regional activists taking part in various events both locally and nationally. The North West & Iish region held an International Women’s Day event, there was TUC Women’s Conference and various national intersectional womens events have also taken place.

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