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GMB London Region welcomes Milton Keynes Council’s adoption of GMB’s Domestic Abuse Charter
GMB London Region welcomes the decision by Labour-led Milton Keynes Council to formally implement better support for employees who suffer from domestic abuse after adopting the GMB Union Stop Domestic Abuse Charter....
The British public should ask why the CEO of a company that made operating profits of almost a billion pounds is provoking an engineers’ strike
GMB London call on the public to ask why British Gas boss is provoking engineers’ national strike in depth of winter with "fire and rehire" pay cuts after operating profits of £901 million...
GMB presented the Scrooge of the Year Award 2020 to Mr O'Shea
GMB'S Scrooge of the Year is British Gas boss Mr O'Shea who stands to scoop £300k win from cutting pay for British Gas engineers...
GMB members working in schools encounter children with no food at home
GMB London has learnt that the free school meals offered by London Borough of Newham face the axe because of the financial drain brought about by the pandemic. In addition to a decade of budget cuts, Newham and many other councils face difficult decisions about cutting funding to non-essential services....
GMB London delighted to help TfL with the distribution of PPE for the Taxi and Private Hire sector
GMB London will be working in collaboration with Transport for London (TfL) with the distribution of PPE for licensed Private Hire and Taxi drivers. From the rear car park at our office in Hendon, GMB and TfL staff will be distributing PPE and passenger-facing message notices to drivers who want to collect these supplies....
New wind farms supply chain in East of England could revitalise UK manufacturing
GMB call on councils, employers and further education providers to join lobby for wind turbines fabrication jobs into East of England coastal areas as wind energy set to treble by 2035...
Chartwells, part of the Compass Group UK, needs to re-think its strapline ‘Eat, Learn, Live’ if they think it acceptable not to pay employees who must self-isolate
Chartwells, providers of catering and food in the education sector, makes claims about how its employees are valued and looked after, and how the company is involved in tackling child food poverty but refuses to pay an employee told to self-isolate with her Covid-infected young daughter...
Heathrow Expansion Supreme Court ruling - much needed good news if it gets the go-ahead
Judgement day as The Supreme Court announces their ruling on the Heathrow 3rd Runway appeal Wednesday morning...
GMB London call for explanation why CC Committee’s figure to replace domestic gas central heating is so much cheaper than government figures
GMB London call on Climate Change Committee to explain why £10,000 costs per household to replace gas boilers so much cheaper than the £21,550/£27,300 costs shown in official government report...
Edwardian May Fair Hotel Union Dispute Continues
GMB London will continue to hold protests against the Edwardian Hotels over the hotel telling its furlough staff to take their leave whilst furloughed, despite the new law introduced by the government that allows workers to carry over up to four weeks holiday into their next two holiday years....
It’s not a season of goodwill at Bakkavor Meals London
No season of goodwill at Bakkavor Meals London as Company withdraw £30 Christmas bonus to staff....
GMB London welcomes TfL initiative to protect Taxi and Private Hire drivers
GMB London welcomes the initiative by Transport for London (TfL) to support the Taxi and Private Hire sector with the provision of supplies and advice to protect drivers and passengers in the fight against the spread of Covid....
GMB London support socially distanced protest at Royal Brompton Hospital
GMB London support socially distanced protest on 14 December at Royal Brompton Hospital board meeting against merger and land grab...
Exciting beginning for members at Heathrow employed by Wilson James
GMB LONDON WELCOME UNION RIGHTS AND BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH WILSON JAMES ON MOBILITY CONTRACT AT ALL HEATHROW TERMINALS ...
Save free and discounted travel for Heathrow Airport staff
From January 1, 2021 staff will incur an additional cost of £3 per day just to get to work and this comes on top of cuts in hours, pay and job losses for already hard pressed airport staff says GMB London...
Oppose closure of Tower Hamlets day centres
The Council is in effect putting the most vulnerable members of society at risk for a small short term financial gain and is the wrong priority says GMB London...
GMB London call for top up pay for Barbican furloughed staff
By not topping up pay to the London living wage, which it can afford, the City has thrown its lowest paid and most diverse group of workers under a bus says GMB London....
Swissport slammed for not furloughing 150 staff at Stansted facing redundancy
Swissport face having turned down the chance to do the right thing leaving staff facing an Christmas of unnecessary uncertainty when there was an alternative says GMB London....
GMB London welcome 70 Heathrow cabin cleaning jobs saved as redundancy consultations end at ABM Aviation Services
Aviation has been hit hard by the public health emergency and this Government has been far too slow to act, and with its dithering and last-minute decisions, has meant that thousands of jobs have already been lost says GMB London....