Politics is too important to leave to the politicians.
The rules about how trade union members have a say in Labour Party elections have changed. In order to have a vote GMB members need to sign up to become an official ‘Labour Party affiliated supporter’. We’re asking you to sign up.
Trade union members in York marched and rallied on Saturday 29th November 2008, over three of the most important issues facing York and the rest of the UK. GMB, Unite, Community, PCS and CWU members called on the Government to rethink its policies on welfare reform, the employment of disabled people and the provision of our Royal Mail Services.Read more
Refuse and street cleansing workers in Leeds took strike action for the third consecutive week in support of equal pay for low paid women and against the authority’s attempt to take up to £6,000 per year from 2,500 of their workers – 1,000 women and 1,500 men. Angry GMB members wish to convey their frustration to elected members and highly paid bureaucrats.Read more