GMB trade union has threatened industrial action over a decision to outsource staff at council run leisure centres.
Strong unions, better workplaces - HeartUnions week will take place from 11 to 17 February 2019. A week of activity throughout England and Wales that highlights the good work that unions do every day to offer everyone a voice at work.
A key aim of HeartUnions is to remind people what trade unions can do for them.
Legacy Paramedic Dispute - While it is now clear that a majority of the membership do not feel strongly enough to continue the fight to get justice for paramedics regarding their job evaluation. It is not something that this branch is willing to just forget and walk away from.
With job losses and closures rampant on the high street, this huge sell off would disastrous for consumers, employees and local communities. Says GMB Union
GMB, the union for ASDA workers, has hit back claims from the City the supermarket’s merger with Sainsbury could ‘absorb’ the sell off of 132 stores.
Oppose the fascists! Keep Manchester Nazi Free! No Pasaran! Rally 10:30am Sat 9 Feb 2019 Piccadilly Gardens
After attacks and harassment of RMT pickets, Muslims, disabled people, bookshops, a Holocaust survivor, trades unionists, socialists, and anti-racist campaigners...the racist 'yellow vests’ have announced they will be back in Manchester on Sat 9th Feb.
Salford’s bin men have praised local residents for an overwhelming response to the city’s first Santa appeal
GMB Branch Secretary, Bob Chritchly said: ''This is what being part of a trade union is all about, it's in our core DNA caring about the people in our communities. I am really impressed what this group has been able to achieve and I think we can all appreciate their efforts, sure next season will be even bigger and better''
THANK YOU to all GMB members who took the time to complete our recent survey following on from last year’s pay campaign.
The message was loud and clear!
98% of GMB members thought that the pay award was too low.
We have received the independent scrutineer’s report following the ballot of GMB Paramedic members that closed 17th January 2019.
Jackie French, GMB Organiser and Bob Chritchly GMB Branch Secretary pictured with Head of HR Samantha Betts chief executive and the mayor Paul Dennett; joint signing of the 2yr pay assimilation national Agreement.
This very popular play, commissioned by the GMB North West & Irish Region and produced by Mike Howl, showing at Birkenhead Town Hall on 15 February 2019.