Campaigns news

GMB Save Our Steel - Rally In Sheffield, Saturday 21st November 2015

As you will be aware the Steel industry in the UK is in real crisis, with massive job losses taking place with the closure of the SSI plant in Redcar, redundancies in Tata Steel in Scunthorpe and the potential closure of the plants in Scotland on top of job losses which will take place in Rotherham and redundancies and closures in Caparo Industries.

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Tim Roache Elected As GMB General Secretary And Treasurer

It is such an honour and I'm so proud and humbled to be elected General Secretary of our great union says Tim Roache.

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GMB General Secretary & Treasurer Ballot

The independent scrutineer Electoral Reform Services have advised of their certified result of the Election of General Secretary & Treasurer 2015;

McCARTHY, Paul              43%

ROACHE, Tim John          57%

Tim John ROACHE has been duly elected as General Secretary & Treasurer.


GMB To Hold Protests Across The UK For Fast Food Workers and M&S Staff - Tuesday 10th November 2015

Big brands should pay £10 per hour living wage, end zero hours contracts and confront bullying managers to bring security to the mainly young worker says GMB.

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GMB Say Burberry Leeds Jobs Announcement Is 'Bitter Sweet News' As Castleford Is Set To Lose Up To 750 Jobs

We will work positively with the company to ensure this safeguards existing and also creates new quality jobs so desperately needed says GMB.

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Simply M&S Protest - Tuesday 10th November 2015 (Leeds & Sheffield)

The GMB is organising a national day of action which is being led by our National Young Members’ Network.  We will be protesting outside M&S Simply Food stores which are franchised out to Select Service Partner UK Ltd (SSP).

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Rock For Refugees - Thursday, 19th November 2015

Rock For Refugees - Thursday, 19th November 2015 at Unity Works (Westgate, Wakefield).  Acts include the Solicitors, Crybabycry, Matt Abbott and Jilly Riley - £10.00 entry. 

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GMB's Rugby League Players' Association Respond To Demise Of League 13

The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA), which is part of GMB, expressed disappointment to hear of the demise of League 13 as it leaves any remaining members of League 13 in a vulnerable position without support or representation from a professional body.

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GMB Fundraiser For Local Food Bank

A social evening, sponsored by GMB, Britain’s General Union, was held at the Aakash Restaurant in Cleckheaton on Tuesday, 20th October 2015 in aid of Batley Food Bank.

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General Secretary & Treasurer and CEC Ballot Papers – Important Notice

Please note the National Returning Officer has decided to extend the deadline for voting across the whole country by one week due to the delays in distributing the magazine/ballot papers.

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