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COMMUNITY ANGER AS ASTREA ACADEMY TRUST PULLS THE PLUG ON LOCAL DONCASTER SCHOOL

GMB Union, which represents thousands of school support staff across the UK, has today slammed Astrea Academy Trust following its announcement that Hillside Primary School in Doncaster is closing to save money. 

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GMB UNION AND BARNSLEY COUNCIL JOIN FORCES FOR GOOD CAUSE

Food and supplies worth £12,000 is now being distributed to vulnerable residents by Age UK Barnsley thanks to the fundraising efforts of Barnsley Council staff and the local GMB Union branch. 

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BRITISH GAS WORKERS START SECOND WAVE OF STRIKE ACTION TOMORROW AS COMPANY FAIL TO SEE SENSE OVER FIRE AND REHIRE PLANS

GMB members working at British Gas will forge ahead with a second wave of strike action as their appeal to the company to rethink its fire and rehire policy go unheeded.

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GMB ANNOUNCE NEW BRITISH GAS STRIKE DATES

British Gas should recognise that the only way to end the disruption they provoked is to take fire and rehire pay cuts off the table.

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ALMOST TWO THIRDS OF NHS STAFF READY TO WALK

On ‘International Thank You’ day GMB revealed shocking figures showing 60% of NHS staff considering leaving the service - and calls for resources for the overwhelmed service.

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National five-day British Gas strike over fire & rehire begins Thurs 7 Jan

Loyal workers have been provoked into this strike by CEO of profitable company and now they will make their voices heard, says GMB Union. 

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GMB WELCOMES U-TURN ON SCHOOL RE-OPENINGS AFTER PRIME MINISTER PEDDLED FALSE CLAIMS SCHOOLS WERE SAFE

Decision would have been taken days ago if Government had any respect for science or those working in schools. 

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GMB Guidance: Re-opening of Primary Schools & Early Years (England)

GMB has been clear from the start of the Covid pandemic that our school-based members’ safety and pay terms and conditions are GMB’s upmost priority.

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GMB calls on Government to postpone all school reopening in England

We know what a worrying time this may be for you and we want to assure that your union has been working throughout the Christmas break to get Government to rethink their decisions on Schools across England.
GMB Statement.

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GMB Christmas Closure

All GMB offices in the region will be closed from 2pm today and will reopen on 4th January 2021.

For any urgent employment related issues please contact your local workplace representative or local branch. For any urgent legal matters please call Unionline on 0300 333 0303.

We like to wish you all the best for the festive season and a happy and healthy New Year.



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