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GMB confirm strike dates for members at Frimley Health Foundation Trust
"Our members have drawn a line in the sand and crossing it into the private sector through the Trust creating a WOS is a step to far", says GMB Southern...
GMB members vote unanimously for strike action at Moulsecoomb Primary School
“We will not stand by and allow the school to be taken from the local community and local education authority, putting the future of children’s education and staff’s terms and conditions at risk” says GMB Southern...
Amey strike in Surrey called off
“This is a good result for the members, and really shows what results you can achieve when you stand together, united against your employer”, says GMB Southern...
GMB slams failure of Grenfell report to tell full story
“The roots of this disaster lay not with the events of that night but on the years of savage cuts leading up to it”, union says...
GMB Prospect School cleaners win fight against privatisation
“We are delighted that the Head and Governors listened carefully to their arguments, and chose at the final hour to uphold their request and look after these staff as Prospect School employees”, says GMB Southern...
GMB members vote for strike action at Frimley Health NHS Trust
Our members know the WOS will diminish the service they provide, they know it will endanger the patients they look after, and they certainly know that they see their own terms and conditions and pay cut, says GMB Southern...
GMB call for Nviro staff in East Sussex to be brought in-house
“Our members cannot go on being treated so disgustingly by an employer contracted by the Council with no end in sight to the current issues”, says GMB Southern...
Black History Month Event in Wandsworth
GMB Wandsworth and Battersea Labour jointly held a "Roots & Future" Event to mark Black History Month...
GMB Members Set To Strike In Surrey Over Pay Including Terms And Conditions As Amey Waste Management Fail To Meet Their Legal Obligations
“Amey are stating they cannot afford an increase, but in reality they are bidding for contracts they cannot run or manage properly”, says GMB Southern...
GMB members concerned over Sussex Mental Healthline closure plans
“The service changes and creation of new roles and posts is nullifying both the Trusts and the Sussex and Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership claims that it’s a simple and more publically acceptable and palatable integration of services”, says GMB Southern...
Interserve workers at Lewisham Hospital to protest for London Living Wage
“Lessons are not being learnt and now GMB members are furious that plans are afoot to continue their exploitation”, says GMB Southern...
Prospect School cleaners balloted on strike action
“It seems that the cleaners are being treated as ‘second class’ workers who should be seen but never heard”, says GMB Southern...
School pupil numbers up 21.5% in London since 2010
"It doesn’t take Einstein to work this one out, if pupil numbers have consistently risen since 2015 then why doesn’t the Government’s funding formula for schools add up", says GMB Southern...
GMB Call On The Public To Strongly Oppose The Downgrading Of Epsom And St Helier Hospitals In Upcoming Formal NHS Consultations
“It seems perverse that a funding grant can lead to a cutback in the NHS but this is what the Tories do,” says GMB Southern...
Slough Council leader expresses concerns about Frimley Health Trust privatisation plans
“The Trust are fooling no one in trying to convince staff that they will benefit from being transferred to the private sector”, says GMB Southern...
GMB Slams Incompetent School Management As Penhill Nursery Closes
“Poor management, and an abrasive attitude to parents, staff and the local community is putting the very survival of Chisledon School at risk,” says GMB Southern...
Strike Ballot Underway For ISS Workers At SLAM NHS Trust – Again
“These GMB Members working for ISS at SLAM deserve to be treated fairly and not as second class citizens in the NHS,” says GMB Southern...
Epsom And St Helier NHS Staff To Remain On Poverty Pay As The Trust Is Due To Receive £500 Million In Government Funding
"Our members carry out highly skilled and invaluable work supporting the most vulnerable elderly patients having renal dialysis in the trust. They are entitled to be rewarded properly for the work they do" says GMB Southern...
GMB members at Biffa in Winchester consulted over strike action
“Biffa are now refusing to talk to the GMB locally and therefore we have no option other than to take direct action to protect our members", says GMB Southern...