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OVER 80% OF CARE STAFF COULD BE FORCED INTO WORK WHEN ILL BY ‘POVERTY’ SICK PAY
Union launches campaign for care staff to be given full pay when sick, after hard-hitting survey of hard-pressed care staff....
BRITISH GAS BEHAVIOUR AGAINST BRITISH VALUES - KEIR STARMER
Keir Starmer has today called for the ‘fire and rehire’ tactics employed by British Gas to be made illegal. Speaking at TUC congress, the Labour leader said the company’s behaviour ‘went against British values’....
GMB UNION’S SOUTH YORKSHIRE TAXI BRANCH WELCOMES THE DECISION BY SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL TO REVIEW PLANS FOR THE CLEAN AIR ZONE
GMB, Britain’s General Union, which represents thousands of hackney and private hire drivers across the UK, has today welcomed the decision by Sheffield City Council to revisit its plans for the proposed Clean Air Zone, in light of Covid-19 and the impact on businesses, transport and air quality....
STATEMENT FROM THE REGIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Following a meeting of the Yorkshire and North Derbyshire Regional Executive Committee we would like to extend our full support to National President, Barbara Plant, and the Central Executive Council in carrying out the recommendations of the commissioned investigation that has recently reported....
SAVE SHEFFIELD JOBS
GMB Organiser, Lee Parkinson, protesting outside Sheffield City Hall today, calling on the council to back our members and stop job losses at Sheffield City Trust....
LIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Lighthouse Financial Services have set up telephone surgeries and webinars to help support GMB members....
STAFF 'FACE MISERY AND HARDSHIP’ AS SHEFFIELD CITY TRUST PLAN TO AXE HUNDREDS MORE JOBS
GMB union says a further 200 jobs are at risk at Sheffield City Trust under unfair proposals which have already seen 79 redundancy formal notices issued in the city....
GOVERNMENT U-TURN ON FACE COVERINGS SHOW MINISTERS MUST LISTEN TO WORKERS SAYS GMB
GMB Union wrote to the Education Secretary in July challenging Government’s position on face coverings.  GMB, the union for school staff, says the Government's u-turn on face coverings shows Ministers must learn to listen to workers....
GMB UNION CALLS FOR CLARITY OVER LEEDS CLEAN AIR ZONE
GMB Union is calling for clarity from Leeds City Council over the potential cancelling of the Leeds Clean Air Zone Scheme as taxi drivers are left in thousands of pounds of debt...
‘COMPLETLEY UNACCEPATBLE’ AS RFL & SUPER LEAGUE LEAVE TORONTO PLAYERS IN THE DARK
GMB, the Union for Rugby League, has accused the RFL and Super League of leaving Toronto Wolfpack players in the dark over the possible takeover of the Canadian based franchise....
GMB UNION WARNS OVER EMPLOYMENT AS FURLOUGH CLIFF EDGE APPROACHES
Falls in employment revealed on Tuesday highlight the scale of the challenge ahead as Ministers’ furlough cliff edge fast approaches....
GMB to ballot 10,000 British Gas and PH Jones members on industrial action
Members have said they want an insurance policy too now Centrica has threatened them with fire and rehire says GMB...
GMB UNION CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT WORKERS AFFECTED BY ‘CHANGING DAILY’ NEW CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL RULES
It’s not good enough for Dominic Rabb to simply say employers need to be ‘sympathetic’ to employees returning from holiday if forced to quarantine. GMB is demanding full pay for the duration of the quarantine period....
HOSPITAL CAR-PARKING: CHARGING FRONT LINE HEROES TO KEEP US ALL SAFE ‘DISGRACE’ SAYS GMB
GMB Union investigation found trusts charging keyworkers up to £1,300 a year to park....
Government must turn clapping for carers into cash recognition
Ministers must reverse a decade of real terms pay cuts for NHS staff their own government imposed says GMB Union...
New policy comes after MP’s hear harrowing testimony from GMB members.
GMB has backed Labour’s call for a ‘Care for Carers’ package to provide mental health support to 3 million NHS and care staff....
Suppressing BAME Covid-19 death recommendations ‘will have cost lives'
This goes beyond mismanagement of the crisis and has stepped into institutionalised racism, says GMB Union....
GMB wins full Covid-19 sick pay for Larchwood Care workers
No one should suffer a financial detriment as a result of following government and public health advice says GMB Union. ...
GOVERNMENT’S SELF-QUARANTINE PLAN THREATENS YORKSHIRE REGIONAL ECONOMY
The UK government’s plans for 14 days self-quarantining of arrivals, will spell disaster for Yorkshire region’s aviation industry says GMB Union....
STATEMENT BY THE REGIONAL EQUALITY FORUM
The GMB Regional Equality Forum were sickened and appalled by the death of African American, George Floyd, at the hands of a police officer....