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GMB PUBLIC SERVICES CHIEF SLAMS 'LIVING NIGHTMARE' BUDGET

Rehana Azam, GMB National Secretary for Public Services, responding to comments in the Budget on public sector pay.

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Industrial Strategy 'Unfunny Joke'

GMB General Secretary, Tim Roache, Criticises 'Joke' Industrial Strategy.

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GMB SCORES LANDMARK VICTORY FOR UBER WORKERS’ RIGHTS AS EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL UPHOLDS ORIGINAL RULING

This is yet more vindication of GMB’s campaign to ensure drivers are given the rights they are entitled to - and that the public, drivers and passengers are kept safe.

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Government launches new Safeguarding Strategy & Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities: Unaccompanied Children

The government has issued a new safeguarding strategy which aims to boost support for lone child migrants. It is also issued alongside statutory guidance for local authorities about the care of unaccompanied children and child victims of modern slavery. The government report claims that last year there were 3000 unaccompanied children who claimed asylum in the UK.

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MAKING IT - JOIN THE CAMPAIGN AND SIGN THE MAKING IT CHARTER

Some of the country’s best loved products are made by GMB members – but it’s fair to say that they don’t always get the recognition they deserve. 

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TROUBLE BREWING AT CARLSBERG AS GMB’S DHL WORKERS GEAR UP TO HIT DRINK DELIVERIES BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Workers facing brewers’ droop thanks to Draconian working conditions, says union.

GMB, the union for DHL workers, says trouble is brewing for Carlsberg’s Christmas beer deliveries following a dispute over pay and conditions.

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European Workplace Inspection Week - 23rd October to 29th October 2017

As part of the GMB’s regional calendar of events, the final GMB Workplace Inspection Week has been arranged to take place on Monday 23rd October to Sunday 29th October 2017.

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HELP FIGHT HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION PLANS AT AIREDALE GENERAL HOSPITAL

Airedale General Hospital NHS Trust is considering plans to create their own private company to run their Facilities, Procurement and Estates Department, our fear is that this could just be the start.

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Local Paint Manufacturer Gets Visit from MP and GMB

Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley & Spen along with Rachel Dix, full-time official with the GMB, visited one of the most significant employers in the area this week for a tour of the factory and warehouse and to meet with workers at Birstall based PPG. 

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GMB Charity Bike Ride in Aid of Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Join GMB trade union for a charity ‘static’ bike ride which will cover more than 210 miles across the region and at the same time raise valuable funds for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund.

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