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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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Yorkshire academy job cuts mean more pressure on classroom staff, unions warn

An academy chain with schools in Yorkshire and Humberside has announced today (Thursday) that as many as 40 support staff could face redundancy over plans to cut budgets.

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GMB TOPSHOP WORKERS DOWN TOOLS AGAIN OVER ‘DEPLORABLE’ WAREHOUSE CONDITIONS

STOP PRESS: The GMB has suspended their planned strike action at Spectrum for Arcadia that was due to commence at 6:00am tomorrow and have agreed to meet with the company on Thursday 23rd to discuss settlement. We welcome the company's offer of talks and will do all we can to secure a settlement that meets with our members expectations. 

Staff in Leeds gift shamed peer Philip Green with an unwelcome late birthday present.  GMB workers in a Topshop distribution warehouse are walking out for a second time over ‘deplorable’ working conditions.

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Vital Care Homes Forced To Close

Union criticises government's social care budget plans as staff and residents at Amethyst House in Doncaster notified their home will be closing.

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MP BACKS GMB PROTEST OVER PLANS TO PRIVATISE BARNSLEY HOSPITAL

Demonstrators turn out in opposition to deal which raises ‘fundamental conflict of interests’ as Barnsley MP backs union campaign.

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GMB Trade Union Will Call for an Acceleration of Gender Parity at Women’s Conference

GMB, Britain’s General Union, which represents more than 300,000 women across the UK will be hosting a conference in Leeds this Saturday (11th March 2017) as part of the Celebration of International Women’s Day.

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GMB Celebrating International Women's Day

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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