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Tory Manifesto 'Total Shambles' After U-Turn

This gives the lie the country is in safe hands with the Tories, says GMB. The GMB union has branded the Conservative manifesto ‘a shambles’ after the party performed a u-turn on social care just days after the policy was announced.

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SHEFFIELD OFFICE CLOSURE

Due to essential work our Sheffield Office will be closed from 26th May for approximately three weeks.  GMB staff and officers will be based at our regional office in Wakefield (Grove Hall – 60 College Grove Rd – Wakefield – WF1 3RN) Tel: 0345 337 7777.

Sheffield Convenors will be based at Sheffield Town Hall (Room G39 Pinstone Street – Sheffield – S1 2HH) Tel: 0114 2734537.  If you need to contact a member of our Convenor Team you can do so and the numbers below:

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Labour Manifesto 'Would Change Millions of Lives'

The country is crying out for change and this manifesto can deliver it.  GMB has backed the Labour manifesto which will practically change millions of lives. Jeremy Corbyn unveiled the party’s pledges to the country in Bradford this morning.

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Response to Tory Announcement on Workers' Rights

We need to fundamentally rethink whether our workplace rights are fit for the 21st century says GMB.

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COMEDIAN EDDIE IZZARD IN LINE-UP FOR JO COX MEMORIAL RUN

Comic genius and accomplished marathon runner Eddie Izzard is lined-up to take part in the #RunForJo when it takes place on Sunday 25 June 2017 at Birstall’s Oakwell Hall & Country Park in memory of Jo Cox, MP. 

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CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE TRADE

NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST: TUESDAY 23 MAY 2017

The Deregulation Act 2015 has brought with it devastating effects on the local Taxi and Minicab trades throughout the country. It has created a “wild west” situation in towns and cities in a once highly regulated and safe industry.

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GMB has responded to Theresa May's call for a snap general election on June 8.

Tim Roache, GMB General Secretary, said:

"It is right that an un-elected Prime Minister goes to the polls, but this election cannot and should not be fought on sound bites and buzzwords."

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#RunForJo - 25th June 2017 (Birstall)

More in Common (Batley and Spen) which is part of The Jo Cox Foundation, is holding an event in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was murdered last year in her constituency.

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GMB Members at YAS Welcome New Contract

GMB Yorkshire Ambulance Service (Y28) branch are delighted that Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) has been successful in securing a new five-year contract to continue to deliver non-emergency medical transport services in the East Riding of Yorkshire following a competitive tender process.

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GMB JOINS MAJOR NHS DEMO IN LEEDS

An army of demonstrators from GMB, the trade union for NHS workers, will come together in Leeds with other trade unionists, campaigners and ordinary people in the fight to save the NHS on Saturday 1st April 2017. 

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