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Compensation for crushed finger
A GMB member who worked for a Children’s Centre has secured compensation of just under £3k after suffering an accident at work. The GMB member was closing a window when the window suddenly fell on her, crushing her finger....
GMB Southern Region cancel training courses
URGENT – GMB TRAINING – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE...
NHS workers transporting coronavirus patients ‘not given hand sanitiser’ says GMB
“Anyone getting sick will get just £94 a week - nowhere near enough to live on”, says GMB Union...
GMB Non-Clinical Services Members stand fast on NO to FHFT Wholly Owned Subsidiary plans
GMB non-Clinical Services members have overwhelmingly rejected Frimley Health Trust’s individual valuation of staff facing Privatisation to the Trust’s WOS...
Volatile situation continues as private contractor ISS continues to withhold pay at coronavirus-hit Lewisham hospital
Loyal workers turned up to work today to clean the hospital but got threats and broken promises in return...
GMB refuse workers vote overwhelmingly for strike action in consultative ballot
"GMB Members remain ready to talk but to be clear they remain ready for action if ignored" says GMB Southern...
GMB exposes the hidden NHS agenda in the Chancellor’s budget
"Tory lies and hypocrisy are another epidemic that we need to expose and deal with", says GMB...
Cleaners in coronavirus-hit London hospital walk out after private contractor fails to pay wages
“Infected patients are now being admitted into the hospital, but the cleaners have downed tools because they haven’t been paid” says GMB Union...
Employment Tribunal win for GMB Southern members
5 GMB members working as security guards for Cardinal Security Limited and based at an ASDA warehouse in Didcot have won their Employment Tribunal claims for redundancy pay and holiday pay....
Coronavirus advice for cleaners in Local Government and Schools
Important advice below for cleaners working for local governments and/or in schools...
GMB to ballot AA members on pension scheme changes
GMB are to gauge the strength of feeling among members in an indicative ballot, before potentially moving forward to a formal ballot and possible industrial action...
Save Epsom and St Helier Hospitals
Fight for your lives! Save Epsom and St Helier Hospitals. Save our NHS...
Staff Shortages at Brighton Hospital ‘Disaster Waiting to Happen’ says GMB
Management must change or face industrial consequences says GMB Union...
GMB confirms strike action ballot at Brighton’s housing repair team contractor Mears Group
The company’s refusal to negotiate a pay settlement leaves the GMB union and its members no choice other than seek members’ authority to take industrial action....
GMB warns Sussex Patient Transport Services moving closer to crisis point
Medi 1 are the latest Sussex Private PTS provider to go to the wall after getting into financial difficulties leaving around 30 staff and GMB members unpaid and without work, when staff found themselves being notified that the company had gone into receivership late on Friday 31st....
‘Woeful’ local government pay offer would leave teaching assistants £4,000 worse off
“Nursery staff would be down £6,000 and social workers almost £10,000 since 2009 if deal was accepted”, says GMB Union...
GMB responds to ‘most academy trusts expected to be in red by 2022’
“This is just another sign the academy system doesn’t help anyone but the fat cats” says GMB Union...
GMB hails ASDA equal pay judgement
We want our low paid members receiving the money they deserve for the job they do say GMB Union...
Unions comment on British Steel breakthrough
The Steel Committee has been meeting with Jingye representatives to discuss their business plan and in particular their proposals relating to employment....
AA pension change plan will see staff retirement income slashed in half, says GMB
“Proposed scheme closure is road-side robbery”, says GMB Union...