The inspirational example of the Harland & Wolff workers who on this day last year occupied their shipyard to defend jobs and secure a future for their industry is something all workers should look towards at this time.
GMB union members will demand an insurance policy of their own
to be used if the business continues with their hostile agenda
GMB union to ballot members on Industrial Action at British Gas
THE VOICE GMB Ambulance union news on NHS wage rise and HCPC
NHS staff into an early wage rise, say health unions
During the Covid-19 lockdown our founder Lindsay England (GMB N&I equality rep) took part in a Q&A for The Football Collective.
LGBT+ equality inclusion & diversity in sports Q&A.
How do we make our sports teams and clubs more inclusive and welcoming?
Pride is a time for protest, education, advocating and celebrating for LGBT+ peoples lives and history. We would love more trade union members and fellow co-workers to be involved in local and national pride events as allies.
The team at GMB trade union Reachout have been working alongside Marek, the Lancs police and PAN Lancashire Anti Slavery Partnership in raising awareness of some of the challenges faced in addressing Modern Day Slavery.
Arthur, who was the clear underdog, had decided to stand simply because “someone told him he couldn’t”.
GMB trade union North West & Irish region recently said farewell to one of our long serving and hardest working Union Branch Secretaries, Arthur Moss, someone who, without any shadow of a doubt, had earned the title ‘Legend’ many times over.
GMB trade union members and representatives, please find the latest wages and inflation report attached, as well as the latest key figures document that includes the updated October 2019 contribution rates as agreed by GMB union Congress.
Headline twelve-month inflation rates in May were:
RPI: 1% (down from 1.5% in April)
CPI: 0.5% (down from 0.8% in April)
Since the beginning of June we have had an increasing number of GMB union members contacting us, who are very anxious and concerned over what appears to be ever increasing numbers of customers in stores. Both myself and our National Union Reps, Cath and Jane have raised informally through the correct process, but the calls reporting this have increased mainly from the Manchester cluster stores, although not exclusively Manchester.
Urgent strategy needed to defend Northern Ireland’s Aerospace sector in face of mass jobs threat
Bombardier plans for 600 redundancies comes only days after similar announcements elsewhere in sector
Stormont Executive challenged over inaction in face of mounting threat to vital Aerospace sector
LOCAL GOVERNMENT & SCHOOLS PAY UPDATE
As recently announced, GMB union will soon be balloting our local government & schools members on the employers pay proposals.
This will be a nationally organised ballot and due to the current Corona-19 restrictions the intention is for this to be an online ballot with a link to the voting site sent to members Email addresses.
If you work in local government or schools and want to take part in this ballot could you please make sure we have your correct details including Email address.