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GMB Call On Councils To Use New Powers On Council Tax To Raise Funds For Social Care

GMB, the union for care home staff, is calling on all 15 councils in Yorkshire and the Humber with social care responsibilities to use to the full, their new powers to raise an additional £161.2m per annum on the council tax by 2019/20 to have for residential care.

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GMB To Join Week of Action 8th - 14th Feb 2016 Against The Trade Union Bill

Trade Union Bill will shift the balance of power even further in favour of employers making it much harder for ordinary workers to stand up to their bosses says GMB.

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Neil Derrick - New Regional Secretary

Well done to Neil Derrick on his recent appointment as Regional Secretary for the Yorkshire and North Derbyshire region. 

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Save Our ASDA Canteens - Please Sign Our Petition

On the 13th January 2016, ASDA informed GMB of their proposal to remove all current canteen facilities within Asda stores.

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GMB Stands In Solidarity With Junior Doctors

GMB Yorkshire and North Derbyshire region stood in solidarity with junior doctors when they took industrial action yesterday in relation to contract changes. The government want to impose a new contract on junior doctors.

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GMB Members In Sheffield Housing Services Strike Over Imposed Cuts To Terms And Conditions

Not only has the council annihilated the terms and conditions they are forcing through something which doesn’t work says GMB.

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Help Needed - Flood Relief

You will have seen the news over the holiday period and the devastation suffered by people living within our region.

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GMB AND Bradford Employer Team Up To Help Bring Christmas Cheer To Hundreds Of Batley Food Bank Users

Goods collected from the public, local supermarkets and shops are redistributed under a voucher system and will provide enough food for a whole family for a week says GMB

 

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GMB Members To March In Knottingley To Mark Closure Of Kellingley

GMB MEMBERS TO JOIN MARCH IN KNOTTINGLEY WEST YORKSHIRE ON SAT 19TH DEC TO MARK CLOSURE OF KELLINGLEY LAST DEEP MINE IN UK ON 18TH DEC

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GMB Care Forum Meets To Discuss Care Sector Crisis

Together we will be seeking to fully understand the extent of the crisis and its potential impact whilst also exploring how we can form an effective united front to both protect and improve such important services and lifelines for the elderly and vulnerable in our society says GMB.

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