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OSBORNE BUDGET IS WELL CRAFTED CON TRICK WHICH DOES NOT GUARANTEE WORKERS WILL BE BETTER OFF

Working families hit by cuts in tax credits should join a union to fight for better pay from employers who can well afford it as Osborne confirms says GMB.

 

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Sunday Trading Hours

There Is No Compelling Evidence To Support Changes To 1994 Sunday Trading Laws Says GMB.

If changes are pushed through legal safeguards to give a genuine choice for retail workers are needed so that they can plan their work around their family and caring commitments says GMB.

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GMB 5 aside Football Competition - Get Signed Up!

We are pleased to announce a GMB 5 a-side footy tournament that our region is running in Leeds on Sunday 9th August.  This is a first for us and promises to be a fantastic day but ONLY IF you all turn up and even agree to enter a team!

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Sign Up & Have Your Say In The Labour Party Leadership

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. 

 

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GMB TO JOIN ACTION MESOTHELIOMA DAY SERVICE

GMB To Join Action Mesothelioma Day Remembrance Service On Friday 3rd July In London.

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Lobby Against Calderdale Council Cuts

Following on from the Calderdale Rally against Public Services Cuts which took place on Saturday 12 February 11’, at the Piece Hall, Halifax, a further lobby has now been arranged.

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Joint Union March Brings Traffic To A Standstill In York

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.

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Remploy

RE-OPENING OF REMPLOY YORK - Petition to: The Rt Hon Gordon Brown Prime Minister

 

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THIRD DAY OF STRIKE ACTION FOR REFUSE WORKERS IN LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

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.

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