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GMB say change of Facilities Management contract at Epsom & St Helier Hospital a missed opportunity
"Considering the high numbers of BAME workers undertaking the roles concerned, we believe that this failure may amount to discrimination", say GMB Southern...
Government must act to close nurseries and pre-schools as Council takes matters into its own hands
"Brighton and Hove Council has stepped in to protect staff, families and the wider community - Ministers must follow suit", says GMB Union...
Ambulance Trust preventing frontline NHS staff accessing life-saving vaccine
"To forbid its staff, who have risked their lives all year to save the lives of others, from accessing life-saving vaccines is nothing short of criminal," say GMB Southern...
End of year NHS member bulletin
Our final update of the year for all members working for the NHS and in the ambulance sector....
GMB wholly condemn the government approach to preventing Greenwich Council taking action to limit the spread of Covid
GMB are extremely disappointed that the Government have threatened Greenwich Council leader and Head teachers with prosecution if they continue with online learning for the last 3 days of term....
GMB welcomes decision by Greenwich Council to close schools due to spike in local Covid cases
"By closing schools Greenwich Council have shown that they are putting the health of staff, pupils and their families first", says school support staff union GMB ...
Ambulance workers ballot for Strike Action at St George's Hospital
GMB Union will not allow a private company which is making huge profits out of the NHS to erode the pay, terms and conditions of our hard-working members...
Bakkavor Covid Outbreak: Massive win for workers and public as company agrees to full pay for Coronavirus absence
"Mass testing and full pay for covid positive staff will save lives", says GMB...
'Miserly' Marley set for festive reckoning
Beenham’s Marley tiles factory set to see GMB members take strike action after company offered a measly 1% pay despite £16 million in profits last year ...
Second Bakkavor worker dies amid Covid outbreak at factory supplying Marks and Spencer
GMB Union demands on Bakkavor Tilmanstone Salads to offer full pay for all Covid-related absence...
Worker dies amid Covid outbreak at Bakkavor factory which supplies Marks and Spencer
GMB Union calls on Bakkavor Tilmanstone Salads to offer mass testing to staff and full pay for all Covid-related absence...
GMB call on UK government to call in sale of AA to insist on viable plan for future of breakdown company
A solution is required whereby the massive £2.6 billion debts are converted into equity to allow AA to escape from its pillaging so as to get on with its core business says GMB ...
GMB call on Government to call in new AA takeover
GMB Southern call on UK government to call in potential new takeover of AA to insist on viable plan for future of breakdown company...
NHS workers at Portsmouth Hospital threatened with no sick pay or losing Christmas Holidays if they self-isolate, says GMB
"Private contractor Engie must take immediate action to stem covid-19 outbreak amongst low-paid NHS Heroes", says GMB Union ...
Sign the GMB petition against the academisation of these Sussex schools!
We oppose the plans to turn Peacehaven Heights and Telscombe Cliffs Primary Schools in to academies. Sign our petition below if you oppose them too!...
GMB condemn East Sussex Healthcare Trust over staff parking fines
"If the Trust truly believes the wellbeing of staff is paramount, then stop chasing staff for any part of outstanding fines", say GMB Southern Region...
GMB demand full wages for shielding NHS members in South London
GMB Union is calling on all private companies with public NHS contracts in South London, including G4S in Croydon, to pay full wages to all workers required to shield...
Sign up to our Southern Race Network!
Our Self-Organised group for BAME members is up and running - and needs YOU!...
GMB challenges Public Sector Exit Cap
If you would potentially be affected by this payment cap, GMB needs to speak to you to help with our judicial review...