GMB, the trade union for thousands of Hackney and Private Hire drivers, is set to hold a demo outside of Sheffield Town Hall today in protest over wild-west deregulation of Private hire and Hackney licences.Read more
GMB, Britain’s General Union, hosted an event which saw the launch of a new learning fund named in the memory of the late Jo Cox MP and an awards ceremony where trade unionists were honoured for their commitment to others both in workplaces and the community.Read more
GMB will be in Halifax Town Centre (Woolshops) this Saturday, 11th February 2017 from 11am for a petition signing event in support of Calderdale foster carers, following the council’s decision to rubber-stamp detrimental changes to their terms and conditions.Read more
Union brands move by Community Union a ‘get out of jail free’ card for bad employers ahead of select committee inquiries. GMB, the union for ASOS workers, has slammed a sweetheart deal struck by Community Union and ASOS logistics firm XPO which was announced yesterday.Read more
Our Taskforce recommended that each year on the anniversary of her birth GMB would open nominations for the Eleanor Marx award.Read more
GMB CALLS ON NEW GOVERNMENT TSAR TO INVESTIGATE ASOS WORKING CONDITIONS AS ONLINE RETAILER POSTS BUMPER PROFITS
GMB calls on Labour Enforcement Tsar to investigate Barnsley warehouse as fast-fashion retailer announces UK sales climbed by 18% over Christmas.Read more
Why is this important?
Amazon offers "jobs of last resort" to the communities where they build their warehouses, currently Inverclyde, Dunfermline, Swansea, Rugeley, Bedford, Peterborough, Hemel Hempstead, Doncaster and Croydon. They employ tens of thousands of people, mostly on temporary contracts and at arm’s length through agencies.Read more
'Seemingly huge differences' between conditions for staff at London HQ and for Yorkshire workers, says GMB.
ASOS today announced plans to create 1,500 jobs in its London HQ just days after GMB, the union for ASOS workers, held a ‘catwalk of shame’ outside the AGM in protest at conditions for warehouse workers in Yorkshire.Read more