Dear Colleague, Over the past week and last few days the coronavirus has intensified and we expect there will be further advice and updates from the government and from Public Health England in the coming days and weeks.
GMB Union will always fight tooth and nail to protect our members' jobs and their terms and conditions
GMB, the union for Asda workers, has responded to reports Walmart are to sell a controlling stake in the UK supermarket.
An event organised by the Regional Equalities Group was held at Bill Smith House in Liverpool on Friday Feb 14th. A day to celebrate LGBT+ History Month and the progress the region is making supporting equality for members.
Christian Owens, Detective Sargent on the Merseyside Police, was first to share his story. Christian only recently completed the final stages of his surgery late in 2019, after a 10 year journey transforming from female to male. He undertook this journey as an active police officer, bravely pushing forward through al the challenges.
Framework Document: This consultation document supplements the content of the Framework Agreement endorsed by the Minister of Health Robin Swann MLA and the factual content has been verified by the Department of Health & Trade Unions. It forms a reference point for all stakeholders to the proposals in the framework agreement.
Unions reject ‘woeful' local government and schools pay offer
The three unions representing council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have today (Wednesday) rejected the 2% pay offer made by the local government employers.
South African full-time goalkeeper Phuti Lekoloane becomes a patron of JUST A BALL GAME?
As LGBT History Month 2020 kicks off, here at JUST A BALL GAME? (JBG?) we are happy to announce that the only ‘out’ gay South African full-time footballer, Makapanstad Romans’ goalkeeper Phuti Lekoloane joins us as a patron.
We will discuss this draft agreement during our meeting scheduled for Thursday 6th February 2020, Large Conference Room, Stretton Way at 6.30 A.M.
For some time now, The GMB and colleagues from Unite have been in discussions with management to try and resolve outstanding issues & concerns raised by our members in the waste services on the Task and Finish agreement, One of the main issues for our members and myself was 'forced overtime'.
The GMB is looking at taking on board our members' thoughts on who we believe will make the best Leader and Deputy Leader.
The timetable for the above two posts has now been finalised and is a very tight schedule, with trade unions nominating no later than 14th February.
The GMB North West & Irish Region runs training courses at various venues throughout the region for GMB member representatives, all organised by our own training department at regional