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‘HUMBUG’ - SCROOGE SWEET COMPANY WANTS WORKERS ON FURLOUGH OVER CHRISTMAS – EVEN THOUGH FACTORIES NORMALLY CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS 

Behaviour of confectionary company behind Mint Humbugs, Barratt Sherbert Fountains, Flumps, Bachelors and Kettle Chips ‘morally reprehensible’ says GMB Union. 

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GUIDE TO CLAIMING BENEFITS AND CREDITS FOLLOWING REDUNDANCY

Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centre has put together a guide to claiming benefits and credits following redundancy, funded by GMB, Unite the Union, The Alex Ferry Foundation and The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

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GMB BRITISH GAS MEMBERS VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY TO REJECT CENTRICA’S PROPOSALS TO CUT PAY, TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Protestors - including a giant rubber GMB turkey - to gather at Centrica HQ tomorrow telling bosses ’turkeys don’t vote for Christmas’. 

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GMB UNION FEARS FOR JOBS IN THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR AS TIER 3 RESTRICTIONS KICK-IN ACROSS THE REGION

GMB Union, which represents thousands of workers in the hospitality sector, has expressed its fears for the industry and the workers employed in it as Tier 3 restrictions take hold.

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#MAKE AMAZON PAY #BLACK FRIDAY   

Amazon is one of the most powerful corporations on the planet, headed by the world’s richest person, CEO Jeff Bezos.    During the pandemic, we have seen Amazon grow into a trillion dollar corporation and Bezos become the first person in history to amass $200 billion in personal wealth.    

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SWISSPORT MAKES 3,000 WORKERS REDUNDANT AFTER REFUSING TO ACCESS EXTENDED FURLOUGH SCHEME

Thousands are facing Christmas with no job thanks to Swissport’s intractable attitude.  Swissport have pressed ahead with mass redundancies which came into effect on the 31st October despite GMB calls to reinstate the workers and furlough them instead.

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Big Union Phone Bank!

Come and join Tracy Brabin and trade union members who are backing Tracy4Mayor for the BIG union phone bank on Monday, 23 November at 6pm.

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FANCY A (VIRTUAL) CUPPA WITH TRACY BRABIN AND ANGELA GRIFFIN?

Tracy is standing to be Labour’s candidate for the Mayor of West Yorkshire. COVID19 means that we can’t do the usual member meetings and events, so Tracy wants to try something a bit different.

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NHS PAY JUSTICE SURVEY

GMB and other recognised health unions are still waiting for a response from Government regarding our joint campaign for a ‘significant and early pay increase’ for NHS staff.

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#SaveUnionLearning Update

What an amazing start to the #SaveUnionLearning campaign this week!  In case you didn’t see it, we got great coverage in the Guardian and in the sector press.

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