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SHOCK GMB FIGURES SHOW YORKSHIRE HAEMORRHAGING MORE THAN 65,000 MANUFACTURING JOBS IN PAST DECADE

Region’s industry nosedives in ‘massive problem for workers and local economy’

Yorkshire has haemorrhaged more than 65,000 manufacturing jobs in the past decade, a new study by GMB has shown.

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GMB Seeks Input Into BA Meltdown Inquiry

It is counter-intuitive to think that sending vital IT and other functions thousands of miles abroad will not affect further the resilience of BA business and flight operations.

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GMB Young Yorkshire Campaign Day - Saturday 27th May

GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire Young Members are having a collective general election campaigning day in Batley & Spen and Dewsbury on Saturday 27th May 2017. There will be a mix of activities to get involved with on the day - leaflet delivery, door canvassing, telephone banking.

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Manchester Attack and General Election

It is with deep sadness that I need to send you this note this morning.  Please see below confirmation that, rightly, all campaigning both national and local, has been suspended until further notice.

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Urgent - Cancellation of Leeds Taxi Protest Today

In light of sad events in Machester last night, and as a mark of respect, the Yorkshire Region planned Taxi Protest in Leeds today is cancelled and will be rearranged.

Our thoughts are with those caught up in the horrific situation at Manchester Arena.


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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