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Colleagues, we have received a number of inquiries about the GMB training courses, therefore, on Thursday 16th May we have set up an event in the Venue Civic Way, Huyton with the GMB Reachout team, we would like to invite all members, colleagues and family members along to meet the Reachout Project officers who will be on hand to assist you.
SS Mediclean forked out £30 million to shareholders – they can afford to lift their hard working staff out of poverty, says GMB Union
Hospital staff have voted to strike after a £400 million private outsourcing company refused to increase their ‘pauper’ pay.
For too long Asda retail colleagues have borne the brunt of a race to the bottom in supermarkets ”Lowest cost to operate”, costing colleagues a lot more than it's
In 2015 new Pension Schemes were introduced across the Public Sector. These schemes increased the retirement age. In order to protect members from sudden increases in their retirement age, those within 10 years of retirement were exempt from being transferred into the new schemes.
A number of issues were raised by members which we attempted to iron out with management, some agreements were met swiftly, however, there was still one major issue that we couldn't get agreement on in relation to the rest periods which stood at 7 hours. We consulted GMB members who made it clear to us that the rest period was not sufficient and wanted it to be extended in order to maintain work-life balance we also raised health and safety concerns not just to our members but also the residents of Knowsley.
Each year GMB remembers the workers lost, on Workers Memorial Day and this year we gathered at Bill Smith House to pay our respects to remember fallen colleagues. In 2019 we should not lose a many as 50 000 people a year to work related illness, that is just not acceptable. Every worker has the right to return home safely from work and the GMB trade union will maintain pressure on employers to keep our members safe at work.
CMA BLOCK ON SAINSBURY'S TAKEOVER WILL REASSURE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ASDA WORKERS SAYS GMB
‘Time to move on’ says ASDA workers’ union as CMA blocks proposed merger
GMB, the trade union for ASDA workers, has welcomed today’s ruling by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) which blocks a merger with Sainsbury’s.
Harry Young is a 2nd year Political Student who was on Placement with the North West & Irish Region Political Officer Neil Smith
As part of his placement it was decided to give him a broad fit of what Politics is like at the coal-face rather than sit behind a desk and be a keyboard warrior and with this in mind we went out campaigning with Cllrs and MPs to see the issues that are being discussed on a regular basis, we also did a visit to L6 Community centre in Liverpool which is an integral part of the community due to the Austerity cuts imposed by the Tories, we also had a meeting with the Metro Mayor for Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram to discuss his vision for the area and where h
Since 2015, 4.1 million people working for the NHS, the civil service and in local government have paid over the odds for their pensions.
Paramedics, teaching assistants, refuse collectors and social workers were all overcharged to the tune of £2.4 billion
GMB and other unions successfully negotiated a deal to see the money paid back - through reduced contributions and improved benefits - to where it belongs: the workers.