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Dr Who legend backs Asda workers fight

A Hollywood film star and Dr Who legend have joined 23,000 members of the public in backing Asda workers’ fight against a controversial new contract.

Dr Who star Paul Mcgann, who also starred in cult hit Withnail and I and Aliens 3, and Rob Delaney, who appeared in Catastrophe and Deadpool 2, both leant their support ahead of a mass protest in Leeds on Wednesday [October 16, 2019].

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General Secretary & Treasurer Election Hustings

The election for our General Secretary and Treasurer will take place over the coming weeks.  This is clearly an important election which will determine who will lead the union for the next five years.

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Please Join Us For ASDA Demos Across The Region

GMB members and activists will continue the fight to get justice for ASDA workers over the continuing issue of contract changes.  A new round of demos will take place on the following dates so please do your best to come along and support our ASDA members.

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WILKO DISTRIBUTION – TALKS BREAK DOWN WITH MANAGEMENT

Talks with management have broken down because management have said they will not change the rota’s (to 1 in 3) until 18th January 2020.

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Trade Unions in Yorkshire are Supporting the Fight Against Climate Change

This Friday, 20 September, students are taking to the streets across the UK to demand climate action at the Global Climate Strike.

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TUC CONGRESS BACKS ASDA WORKERS THREATENED WITH SACK OVER CONTROVERSIAL CONTRACT

Delegates representing 5.6 union members unanimously back GMB call on Asda ‘respect your workers’

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Revealed: England's 'disastrous' 75,000 care worker black hole

England’s troubled social care sector has a 'disastrous' staffing ‘black hole’ with 75,000 vacant posts, new figures released by GMB, the union for care workers, reveal.

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'Groundbreaking' APPG report on social care workforce

GMB, the union for care workers, has responded to today’s inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Care.

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Workers warn Gove in 'high noon' meeting

Workers from some of the UK’s biggest manufacturers will warn the government against a no deal Brexit coup and demand detailed answers over jobs and future investment when they meet Michael Gove at 12 noon in the Cabinet Office on Whitehall.

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'A no-deal Brexit could devastate the NHS and social care' - Joint-union statement on no-deal Brexit and the NHS

Together we represent more than a million health and care staff.

They’re the lifeblood of our health service, consistently going above and beyond to make sure we can all rely on world-class care when we need it most.

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