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LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOLS PAY OFFER ACCEPTED
Agreement has been reached between the National Employers and the NJC Trade Union Side on rates of pay applicable from 1 April 2018 and 1 April 2019.  READ MORE The post LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SCHOOLS PAY OFFER ACCEPTED appeared first on GMB Union....
DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DONATION FROM GMB
GMB Union D44 Branch, and Midland and East Coast Region, presented Derby Women’s Centre with a cheque for £500 to support them in their campaign to prevent closure. The much used and vital organisation is desperately short of funding and GMB Union is assisting in the drive to prevent it from closing     The post DERBY WOMEN’S CENTRE DONATION FROM GMB appeared first on GMB Union....
Nottingham City Branch Raise Funds for Hayward House
Nottingham City Branch with Nottingham City Homes recently hosted a Halloween Dance to raise funds for Hayward House, which is based at the City Hospital Nottingham, part of the Nottinghamshire University Hospitals NHS trust. The Branch would like to thank everyone who brought tickets and made this event a success.   Thanks to your generosity we raised […] The post Nottingham City Branch Raise Funds for Hayward House appeared first on GMB Union....
Local mental health trust becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) is the first NHS organisation in Lincolnshire to sign the Dying to Work voluntary charter. To read more click here   The post Local mental health trust becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers appeared first on GMB Union....
COLLECTIVE YOUTH FESTIVAL
This was a concept brought up by unions wanting to be involved in the city of culture through the Trade Council. Hull City of Culture was not very helpful so the Trade Council with various unions went it alone. The GMB Hull No1 branch was involved with two of the members Lloyd Dobbs organising the […] The post COLLECTIVE YOUTH FESTIVAL appeared first on GMB Union....
GMB UNION ANNOUNCES THE SAD PASSING OF PRESIDENT MARY TURNER
 Union hail long time president as a ‘true giant of our movement’  Read more here  GMB Union sadly announce that President Mary Turner has passed away after a short illness. Mary has been a trade union activist for over 60 years, and was a much loved and hugely respected member of the GMB Union.  Born in Tipperary, Mary […] The post GMB UNION ANNOUNCES THE SAD PASSING OF PRESIDENT MARY TURNER appeared first on GMB Union....
NJC PAY CLAIM 2018-19
Following the GMB NJC Pay Consultation the GMB NJC Reps met on Tuesday 13/06/17. A detailed discussion took place with extensive report back on the regional pay consultations. The general consensus was to keep the NJC pay claim succinct for 2018/19.  Read more on this story The post NJC PAY CLAIM 2018-19 appeared first on GMB Union....
INDUSTRIAL ACTION SET FOR BIFRANGI
GMB members have voted for industrial action at Bifrangi (UK) Ltd’s Lincoln site. An overtime ban will begin at the specialist forge from February 13 following a three year freeze on workers’ wages.  Read more on this story In total, 90% of members who voted want action short of strike (overtime ban), 60% also voted for […] The post INDUSTRIAL ACTION SET FOR BIFRANGI appeared first on GMB Union....
GMB launches new Public Sector Pay Campaign
GMB has launched a new national campaign calling for an end to pay restraint and to break the public sector pay cap. click here for more   The post GMB launches new Public Sector Pay Campaign appeared first on GMB Union....
LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL SIGN UP TO DYING TO WORK CAMPAIGN
Jayne Davies, Branch Secretary, GMB North West & Irish Region says: Although the “Dying to Work” campaign was being promoted by the TUC, which was talked about at Congress, it was only when Richard Oliver of the GMB Midland and East Coast Region gave a presentation at the GMB  Northwest Justice conference on the 8th […] The post LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL SIGN UP TO DYING TO WORK CAMPAIGN appeared first on GMB Union....