Regional News

Below you’ll find all the latest posts direct from GMB Southern Region website.

Earlier
GMB members at Charlton Park Academy School in Greenwich will be following up on two days of strike action in July with a further day on Tuesday 17th October over new imposed sick pay arrangements which leave members on much worse terms and conditions than any other Greenwich school. The contracts [...]
GMB, the union for school support staff, refute the claims made by the headteacher of Purbrook Park School, Paul Foxley, that the current redundancy process will have no impact on the school. GMB also refute that Mr Foxley had no knowledge of pupils removing the GMB flags and placards from [...]
GMB, the union for care workers, has been advised that Orchard Care has taken the decision to walk away from their responsibilities to the residents that they are contracted to care for. Orchard Care has given just 4 weeks’ notice of the closure of its homes to the residents, the residents [...]
GMB will be holding a demonstration on Thursday 12th October to lobby for extra funding for a pay increase for Medway Norse employees, the facilities management company owned by Norfolk County Council. Norfolk County Council blame the introduction of the National Living Wage and the lack of funding from Medway Council [...]
The TUC are organising a rally and lobby of Parliament on Tuesday 17th October and GMB Southern will be in attendance. We will be organising a delegation to meet in Parliament Square, Westminster from 6:30pm, after which there will be speakers from 7pm before an 8pm finish. Please come along and [...]
GMB are supporting a tour by the Townsend Production company of their new play “We are the Lions Mr Manager”. The play tells the story of Jayaben Desai and her fellow union members fight for freedom, equality and human dignity forty years ago. The play had has excellent reviews with the Times [...]
GMB Southern have called on governors to consider removing the head teacher from Purbrook Park School in Hampshire over not respecting workers rights. We have a right to peacefully protest and we do not expect a head teacher to permit disgraceful behaviour says GMB Southern. GMB, the union for school support staff, [...]
GMB members working at South West Ambulance service seek talks to improve access to a better work-life balance and holidays for hard pressed front line ambulance professionals. Access to annual leave when you want it is unreliable at best and non-existent at worst says GMB Southern GMB members at South Western [...]
It should be mandatory for food hygiene ratings to be displayed at premises in England to help improve hygiene standards as is already the case in Wales and Northern Ireland says GMB Southern There are 369 (2.8%) food establishments in Dorset and Wiltshire that have a Food Hygiene Rating of 2 [...]
It should be mandatory for food hygiene ratings to be displayed at premises in England to help improve hygiene standards as is already the case in Wales and Northern Ireland says GMB Southern There are 2,378 (3.5%) food establishments in the South East that have a Food Hygiene Rating of 2 [...]

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