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GMB London has today been informed of further aviation job losses at Heathrow as Menzies issues redundancy notice to 1050 employees
GMB London has heard today that there are more aviation jobs losses as Menzies issues redundancy notice to 1050 employees at Heathrow airport...
GMB London calls for halt on new offshore wind farms until local supply chain like for nuclear is in place
GMB LONDON, ECHOING ANGER ON MORE SCOTTISH WIND FARM JOBS TO CHINA, CALL FOR HALT ON NEW OFFSHORE WIND FARMS UNTIL LOCAL SUPPLY CHAIN LIKE FOR NUCLEAR IS IN PLACE...
GMB London responds to grave report on the economic impact of the pandemic at Heathrow
‘The Impact of Reduced Activity at Heathrow’, a report by Oxford Economics commissioned by Heathrow Community Engagement Board makes for a shocking read, says GMB London  ...
GMB Union brings tribunal claim against Camden Council
School premises manager dismissed on grounds of redundancy after 30 years of service after refusing to accept the same job with lesser terms and conditions...
GMB calls for Uber to respect drivers as Uber court appeal hearing on Monday 14th September looms
GMB London, the union for private hire drivers is calling for Uber to respect drivers and stop treating them with Dickensian actions and attitudes not fit for today’s wold of employment...
Up to £27,550 cost per household for heat pumps not a Labour Party future for low carbon home heating says GMB London
GMB London call on Labour Party to study policy implications of new official report showing heat pumps to replace gas for home heating costs up to £27,350 per household...
Finally Richmond and Wandsworth Councils respond to Back Heathrow’s FOI request
Back Heathrow campaign requested FOI requests from five London boroughs and Transport for London, asking each how much had been spent opposing the Heathrow airport expansion...
GMB reach a no redundancy agreement for its members in Blue Handling at Stansted airport
GMB London Region welcomes the no redundancy agreement by Blue Handling. The company which is part of the ABM Group provides ground handling services for Ryanair’s biggest hub at Stansted airport...
GMB slams Medirest Compass Group at North Middlesex University Hospital for disciplinary concerning a food donation during lockdown
GMB call on Medirest Compass Group to withdraw disciplinary action against a hospital worker accused of stealing a food donation that was intended for all hospital staff...
Outsourced Luton and Dunstable cleaners win NHS pay
Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s outsourced cleaners have won the same pay as their NHS colleagues after a months-long fight for justice, unions GMB and UNISON reveal today...
GMB London will today show solidarity with all aviation industry workers as London’s aviation campaign steps up
GMB London Region will today be represented by a number of members and officers from regional airports to call on the government to Step up, Step in and Save our Aviation Industry at a protest today outside Westminster and Downing Street...
GMB London win full NHS level sick pay and the London Living Wage for outsourced ISS workers at Homerton Hospital
GMB WIN FULL NHS SICK PAY AND THE LONDON LIVING WAGE IN DISPUTE WITH ISS AT HOMERTON HOSPITAL...
Asos must come clean on the scale of job losses at its sites in Leavesden and Camden
GMB LONDON IS CALLING ON ASOS TO COME CLEAN ON THE SCALE OF THE JOB LOSSES IN THE OFFING AT THE CUSTOMER CARE CENTRE IN LEAVESDEN HERTFORDSHIRE AND AT THE COMPANY'S OFFICE IN CAMDEN, LONDON...
GMB call for a safe and healthy working environment for bus drivers following independent report on Covid-19 related bus driver deaths
GMB London commented on the independent report on the Initial assessment of London bus driver mortality from Covid-19. See link to the report below. ...
GMB London will consult and ballot our members working for ISS at Homerton Hospital once improved offer is confirmed
GMB London Region welcomes the positive developments made by Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and their soft FM contractor ISS Mediclean...
More redundancies at Asos in Hertfordshire to follow 300 earlier this year
Asos further redundancies in Leavesdon Hertfordshire to follow 300 earlier job losses to cut costs...
GMB London says Chancellor’s pay increase for public sector workers does not go far enough
GMB London Region welcomes the Chancellors announcement of pay rises for public sector workers, but says it does not go far or wide enough...
FOI requests show new levels of council spending to oppose Heathrow’s new runway
London boroughs and Transport for London have spent nearly £1m of taxpayers’ money challenging Heathrow’s expansion in the last 18 months alone....
Cash crisis for workers, GMB survey reveals anger over missing Tronc
GMB London Region survey reveals members’ anger at the government’s consistent refusal to include tronc pay as part of the wages under the government’s furlough scheme...