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European Workplace Inspection Week - 23rd October to 29th October 2017

As part of the GMB’s regional calendar of events, the final GMB Workplace Inspection Week has been arranged to take place on Monday 23rd October to Sunday 29th October 2017.

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HELP FIGHT HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION PLANS AT AIREDALE GENERAL HOSPITAL

Airedale General Hospital NHS Trust is considering plans to create their own private company to run their Facilities, Procurement and Estates Department, our fear is that this could just be the start.

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Local Paint Manufacturer Gets Visit from MP and GMB

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley & Spen along with Rachel Dix, full-time official with the GMB, visited one of the most significant employers in the area this week for a tour of the factory and warehouse and to meet with workers at Birstall based PPG. 

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GMB Charity Bike Ride in Aid of Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Join GMB trade union for a charity ‘static’ bike ride which will cover more than 210 miles across the region and at the same time raise valuable funds for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund.

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TUC Pay Pinch Rally Leeds - Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

Please join us for the TUC Pay Pinch Rally on Tuesday 3rd October from 12.30 - 1.30 pm outside Leeds Art Gallery, Victoria Gardens, The Headrow.  Guest speakers include GMB Regional Secretary, Neil Derrick.

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Yorkshire Peace Demo for Burma: Leeds - Saturday 30th September from 12.00 noon

A peace demo is set to take place in the centre of Leeds this Saturday, to highlight and show support for the victims of human rights’ violations in Burma.  The demo has been organised by GMB branch secretary and local Leeds Councillor Javaid Akhtar.

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Taxi And Private Hire Drivers Across The Region Take Part In GMB’s National Campaign Day To Save The Industry

GMB is campaigning today in many towns and cities across the region, to urge local authority leaders, Mayors, MPs and drivers of the trade to support and join the campaign to change the law to protect taxi and private hire drivers and the public.

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Landmark Legal Victory As Courts Rule Addison Lee Drivers Are Workers

Once again the courts have agreed with our argument regarding bogus self-employment.  GMB, the union for private hire drivers, has scored another landmark legal victory after a tribunal ruled Addison Lee drivers are entitled to basic workers’ rights.

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York Taxi And Private Hire Drivers To Take Part In GMB’s National Campaign Day To Save The Industry - 25th September

GMB is campaigning in many towns and cities to urge local authority leaders, Mayors, MPs and drivers of the trade to support and join the campaign to change the law to protect taxi and private hire drivers and the public.

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GMB Scores Historic Victory as TfL Tells Uber to 'Get Out of London’

Decision follows GMB’s legal victory over Uber, forcing company to defend their record on drivers' employment rights and public safety.

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