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ASOS WAREHOUSE SUFFERS SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

A suspected coronavirus outbreak at an Asos warehouse has sparked calls for the site to be closed while a deep clean is carried out.

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UPDATE: CORONAVIRUS HUB

We have updated the Coronavirus Hub on the main GMB website to include two new updates:

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RETURN TO WORK GUIDANCE

We are receiving calls from members looking for some clarity on what they should do in the light of the PMs announcement in relation to returning to work. Further details are being published later today.

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JOIN US ON ZOOM FOR OUR EQUALITY FORUM MEETING, THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020 AT 6PM

Your Regional Equality Forum (REF) are having an online Zoom meeting this Thursday 7th May 6pm and would like you to come along and share any ideas you have in supporting equalities, in particular something for Mental Health Awareness week 18th to 22nd May.

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Taxi drivers in Kirklees getting ripped off - GMB Union urges council to investigate

GMB Union, the Union for taxi and private hire drivers across the UK, has uncovered a potentially fraudulent scandal in Kirklees involving a number of taxi operators.

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A sad week for our Yorkshire Ambulance & NHS Services in Yorkshire & North Derbyshire region.

It is with very great sadness that we can confirm the loss of four GMB members this week, three having contracted COVID-19. All were well-respected by their colleagues and friends and will be deeply missed.

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Beautiful South's Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott in special care worker concert

Beautiful South stars Paul Heaton and Jacquie Abbott have announced a special one-off gig - for care workers.

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Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation Trust: GMB Statement

GMB has been inundated with calls from GMB members, many of them front line nursing staff working in Covid-19 areas at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation Trust. Like our front-line staff we were outraged at the calls from the Trust to re-use PPE.

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STOP DERBYSHIRE CARE HOME CLOSURES

Since Friday over 1,200 people have signed the Derbyshire County Council petition objecting care home closures. Thank you if you were one of the many who signed.

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Get Me PPE Toolkit

This toolkit is for GMB reps to take up issues around PPE in their workplace. It will also help GMB members stand up for their right to work safely.

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