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GMB accuse management and PwC of bungling administration at Tilbury NFT depot
The administrators at Tilbury NFT depot, PricewaterhouseCoopers, claim that they are supporting staff but have not even supplied GMB members with a phone number or email address by which they can be contacted....
GMB London call on Rebecca Long Bailey to reconsider ditching Heathrow third runway
GMB London call on Rebecca Long Bailey to reconsider opposing Heathrow expansion and engage with aviation industry plan to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050...
GMB steps up campaign against academy status in Redbridge schools
GMB, the union for school support staff, is organising a further meeting for parents and staff of St Beads in Chadwell Health for Friday 21st February 2020 to step up the campaign to change the status of the school to that of an academy....
GMB welcome UK aviation aim of net zero carbon emissions by 2050
The focus on cutting carbon emissions by the industry rather than cutting the ability of passengers to travel by air is welcome as it has played an fundamental role in creating our contemporary networked world says GMB London...
Enforce cab rules for safety of public says GMB
GMB call for strict enforcement of licensing standards to protect public after rise in sexual offences in London private hire...
GMB warns that delays in ambulance response times will lead to avoidable deaths
GMB warns that long delays in ambulance response times in BBC study will lead to avoidable deaths of NHS patients...
GMB opposes the outsourcing of services at the L&D
GMB are meeting on Thursday 30th January to build opposition to outsourcing of service at Luton & Dunstable Hospital...
GMB Study on East of England Pay League
East Hertfordshire on £60,724 tops East of England average earnings league with North Norfolk on £27,411 lowest for full time workers resident in area new GMB study shows...
Money for schools being spent on high cost agencies
GMB, the union for school support staff, exposes shocking cost and use of agency staff in schools....
GMB upstairs downstairs London pay league
Kensington and Chelsea on Average annual salary of £110,307 tops Upstairs/Downstairs London pay league with Barking And Dagenham on £33,075 at the bottom...
Give GMB role in enforcing National Minimum Wage
GMB call for Trades Unions to be able to report cases of underpayment of National Minimum Wage to HMRC to help workers enforce the law...
GMB London Region welcomes 51p per hour increase in National Living Wage from 1st April 2020
GMB London Region supports the policy to increase the pay of the lowest paid instead of those with families relying on taxpayers funded tax credits subsidies to enable them to make ends meet...
ISS staff and Mayor of Hackney blocked from delivering Christmas card at Homerton Hospital
No room at the inn as Mayor, Vicar and cleaners blocked from delivering Christmas card asking for sick pay to Homerton Hospital...
Strike action to go ahead at Southend Airport over Christmas period
Strike action at Southend Airport over Christmas to go ahead as talks between Stobart Aviation Services and GMB break down...
GMB call for London hospital cleaning staff to be brought back in-house
NHS staff and communities outraged as London hospital cleaners denied sick pay...
Members vote for strike action at Southend Airport
Travel chaos at Southend Airport as GMB members vote to take strike action over Christmas...
Unions warn of a 'decade of misery' looming for Luton Hospital staff and patients
Unions call for domestic, catering and houskeeping services at Luton & Dunstable Hospital to be brought back in-house...
Yodel staff told to wait until New Year to receive December wages
GMB say Yodel are putting 'pounds before people' after full-time staff told they won't receive December pay until New Year...
GMB slam lack of social care policies in Tory manifesto
GMB slam Conservative Party manifesto for lack of social care policies...