Reps from GMB Union North West Gas 173 Branch are sending out a powerful festive message to members and management that we are not going away anytime soon. There was plenty to celebrate at the Casa in Liverpool with the branch welcoming Bella Ryan, the first ever female president to chair her first formal meeting. And at the end of the meeting there was a small presentation to four branch stalwarts for services to the membership and branch.
Update on the Equal Pay claim at Asda for GMB trade union members
Dear GMB members
As we have previously updated you, the next step in the equal pay claim was due to start on 29th November, with an 'equal value' hearing in Manchester.
GMB Union webinar on NHS Pay Ballot for trade union members
We will be holding a webinar to discuss the ongoing Industrial Action Ballot and would like you to attend.
The webinars are open to both GMB Members and Non-Union members, so feel free to share the two links below with colleagues.
The two webinars will be held at different times on the same day so please attend the one that is convenient for you.
The webinars will be held on Monday 22nd November at 8am - 9am and 7pm - 8pm.
GMB union industrial ballot for trade union members on NHS Pay offer
GMB trade union members working across the NHS voted overwhelmingly to reject the Government’s 3%.
You rejected this because:
Update for all GMB members as Asda,
Whilst many of you will already be aware, I wanted to ensure you had sight of the festive working arrangements, as confirmed by Asda:
"Our Christmas store opening hours are available on the seasonal planning site on OneAsda. Colleagues can enter their store numbers onto the site and it will give them their specific opening hours.
Vote Yes, GMB union indicative industrial action ballot
GMB trade union members working across councils, local authorities and schools recently voted to reject the pay cuts being proposed by local government employers.
For every four GMB union members who voted, three rejected the employers 1.75% pay offer for 2021/22.
GMB union letter to new ASDA owners, debt concern by National rep Nadine Houghton
Dear GMB members,
I wanted to share with you a letter that I am today sending to Asda's owners - the Issa brothers. The GMB is concerned that saddling Asda with more debt could prove detrimental to our members jobs and conditions. We are seeking an urgent meeting with the Issa brothers to discuss this - and the sale and leaseback of the distribution centres.
1.75% offer is wholly inadequate and with energy bills skyrocketing, shopping bills going up, and inflation high and rising
STOP PAY CUTS. GMB UNION lodges pay dispute with local government
GMB union met with Local Government Employers on Wednesday 13 October 2021. We communicated the clear strength of feeling among local government, council and school workers about how disappointed and angry people are and why members have rejected the plans for pay cuts.