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Wiltshire traffic warden strike suspended as council shelve fire and rehire plans
We will remain vigilant and we are still prepared to take strike action if it becomes necessary to prevent a future pay cut for these frontline workers, says GMB...
Last minute talks between GMB and Wiltshire Council seek to resolve 'Fire and Rehire' dispute
GMB is totally focused on resolving this dispute. It is not in the interests of Wiltshire residents, Wiltshire council, or our members for there to be a strike if one can be avoided, says GMB...
RMT boss Mick Lynch joins striking hospital workers in South London
GMB union members at St George’s Hospital were visited on the picket line by Mick Lynch...
Other council workers invited to join Wiltshire traffic warden industrial action
Social workers and care workers will be balloted for industrial action unless Wiltshire Council repudiates plans for ‘fire and rehire’ pay cuts, says GMB...
Parking mayhem expected at Wimbledon tennis championships
Wandsworth Traffic Wardens to extend their strike action to include the second week of the tournament...
South London hospital workers plan joint demo with striking train drivers
GMB members on strike at St Georges Hospital and RMT and ASLEF train and tube strikers to march on Tooting this Saturday at 12noon...
Wandsworth parking warden strike: Borough will lose £250,000 a day during walk out
During strike motorists may well decide not to buy parking tickets, warns GMB Union ...
Wiltshire traffic wardens issue 60 tickets a day - but none during strike, GMB investigation shows
Public can park for free while council could miss out on £200,000 in charges as traffic wardens walk out for seven days, GMB Union says ...
South London garbage chaos avoided as strike called off
GMB union has called off a planned strike at two waste transfer stations which would have had a knock-on effect on municipal dumps across South London. ...
Roehampton Hospital strike avoided as contractor withdraws job cuts plan
Sodexo have halted plans to cut services in Queen Mary’s Hospital after GMB union members voted to take strike action...
GMB welcomes the removal of the threat of job cuts to SECAmb staff
SECAMB say that 10% of staff might not be adequately protected in the new-look fleet vans, as they will be too tall or too small...
Week-long South London hospital strike to go ahead from Monday
Anti-union tactics won’t stop our members striking at St George’s Hospital strikes, says GMB Union...
Wiltshire traffic wardens announce another week of strikes of fire and rehire
GMB members vote for more action after Wiltshire Council refuses to rule out fire and rehire to impose their pay cut...
End the Multiple Sclerosis post code lottery, GMB union demands
Fampridine is available on the NHS in Wales and Scotland but not in England...
Wealden bin strike ends in seventh week
GMB union members accept new, improved pay offer from Biffa to end industrial action dispute and return to kerbside collections....
'National Scandal' that Black Women five times more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth
There is a disparity in the care received by pregnant black women, and it needs to change, says GMB ...
Isle of Wight bin strike called off in time for festival
Members of GMB trade union have accepted an improved pay offer from their employer, Amey...
Wandsworth parking wardens set for strike action
GMB believe these staff members are at least £5 per hour underpaid, says union...
Garbage chaos looms as London's largest waste transfer stations set for strike
Sites in Wandsworth and Battersea used by all major waste carriers in South London, plus the general public, heading for a standstill...