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CHESTERFIELD BIN STRIKE LOOMS AS WORKERS UNANIMOUSLY TURN DOWN REAL TERMS PAY CUT

Refuse collectors working at Veolia Environmental services have been forced to take second jobs just so they can afford to feed their families, says GMB Union.   

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ENERGY PRICE CAP: FURTHER RISE WILL MAKE COST OF LIVING CRISIS A CATASTROPHE

Chancellor and Prime Minister do nothing – hamstrung by their own squabbles says GMB Union 

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GMB UNION SAY NEW TAXI CHARTER AT WAKEFIELD COUNCIL WILL PAVE THE WAY FOR IMPROVED TRANSPORT SERVICES

The GMB Union, Yorkshire’s trade union for taxi and private hire drivers, has reached an agreement with Wakefield Council to build a new consultation framework for drivers, that will enable both the trade and the Council to review all licensing policy and improve services across the City.  

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GMB UNION LAUNCHES STRIKE BALLOT AT CALDERDALE COUNCIL

GMB has launched an indicative ballot for industrial action at Calderdale Council.  The ballot will cover workers in Green Spaces, Street Scene, Transport and Community Protection, and is in response to members’ concerns that their GMB rep is being bullied by management.

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GMB endorsement for Labour’s Candidate for Wakefield

Wakefield is a must win by-election for the Labour party, a win will further reduce the Tories Parliamentary majority preventing further attacks on working people.

The GMB has a proud tradition of campaigning across Yorkshire, and we will do our part in the upcoming by-election to ensure a Labour victory.

This afternoon we concluded interviews on who to endorse as part of the upcoming selection for Labour candidate in Wakefield. Both candidates performed well but we have on this occasion decided not to endorse a candidate.

We wish the candidates well in the upcoming selection and look forward to campaigning for a Labour victory in the upcoming by-election. 


BIG PAY RISE FOR ASDA STAFF AFTER GMB CAMPAIGN

GMB Union members have been campaigning hard to get Asda bosses to deliver

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ASDA NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION: CHAUCER ROAD, SHEFFIELD

The team from GMB were outside an Asda store on Chaucer Road in Sheffield today as part of a National Day of Action, to show support for Asda workers and to raise awareness with shoppers and the public of the current equal pay dispute with the giant retailer.

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#BreakTheBias Blog: By Sarah Sheehan

Bias is defined as inclination or prejudices for and against one person or group, especially in a way considered unfair. To effectively break the bias we must, initially, recognise and accept that bias exists within society and across socio- economic and cultural platforms, and in many different forms. 

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Sign our letter to Marks and Spencer: End ‘fire and rehire’ in your ethical supply chain

Valeo Confectionery Ltd supply products to Marks and Spencer.  Sadly, workers who make these products at Valeo have been subject to threats of ‘fire and rehire’ to impose poorer terms and conditions on their workers

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MASS FOX'S GLACIER MINT STRIKE PROTEST AS WORKERS TELL BOSSES: ‘END FIRE AND REHIRE THREAT’

Striking Fox’s Glacier Mint workers are set to stage a mass protest today telling bosses to drop their fire and rehire threat. 

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