Privatisation is demoralising the NHS workforce and undermining standards of care. It’s time for Ministers to listen to NHS workers and managers and end the outsourcing and privatisation of our NHS, says GMB Union as it gears up to join one of the biggest NHS demos.Read more
GMB has branded Sainsbury’s and ASDA ‘desperate and disrespectful’ after the supermarkets offered to sell 150 stores to get their merger through.Read more
Interserve was handed £660 million worth of public contracts in the months before facing collapse, GMB Union has revealed.Read more
The Run for Jo is a fantastic way to remember Jo Cox and everything that she stood for says GMB UnionRead more
Union warns that lives, livelihoods and communities are on the line, not just share prices.
GMB has criticised Greg Clarke after he refused to rule out imposing zero tariffs which would ‘rip the heart’ out of UK manufacturing.Read more
The Court of Appeal has this morning (31 January 2019) upheld the ruling that Asda store staff can compare their roles with those in the supermarket giant’s distribution centres in legal claims over equal pay.Read more
Any GMB branch in the region wishing to apply for visitors' tickets to this year's Congress can do so in writing to GMB Wakefield by no later than Friday, 8th March 2019. Branches should be aware that visitors attending Congress must do so at their own expense and make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Please remember when making the application for the visitors' tickets to give the name, address and telephone number of the visitor.
There are special visitors' tickets available that will allow access to the Private Session of Congress (if one is scheduled), but these can only be allocated to fully financial members of GMB. Please indicate on your application which ticket you require.
Any visitors with disabilities, who require special provisions, should indicate such on their application.
Copies of the appropriate Congress documents will be made available at Congress.